McGill University Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018, Canada

Publish Date: Nov 07, 2017

Deadline: Jun 01, 2018

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018-19

Two Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships will be awarded for the academic year 2018-2019 to promising young scholars in the Humanities. The fellowship is a two-year (maximum) appointment, non-renewable. The fellowship includes an annual salary of $52,000 CAD and enrollment in the McGill University employee benefits program. In addition, there is an annual research allowance of $8,500 and up to $2,500 per year to invite a visiting speaker. Relocation expenses will be reimbursed up to $1,000. Fellows will be given consideration for teaching one course per year during their fellowship tenure, contingent upon availability. Fellows who teach will be paid an additional teaching salary of approximately $8,220 per course. Fellows are provided with office space by their host department.

Position title

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Researcher


Conduct active research in field of expertise while in residence at McGill, with the goal of obtaining the best possible academic position post-fellowship.

Work schedule/hours

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Start/end dates

August 1, 2018 – July 31, 2020 (2 years maximum; non-renewable)


Scholars who received their PhD after June 2015 or who will have completed all PhD degree requirements by June 1, 2018 are eligible to apply. While interdisciplinary applications are especially welcome, research projects must be based in the Humanities. Applicants who do not have their PhD in hand at the time of application must include a letter from their Department Chair specifying the date of their dissertation defense. Successful applicants who do not complete all requirements for their PhD by June 1, 2018 will have their offer of award withdrawn.

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