Queen's University Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2019-22, Canada

Publish Date: Feb 12, 2019

Deadline: Mar 11, 2019


The Departments of History and Classics at Queen’s University invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the Marjorie McLean Oliver Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the history of Classical and/or Medieval Europe. The fellowship is a three-year appointment beginning 1 July 2019. The terms of the fellowship stipulate at the donor’s bequest that only female candidates are eligible for the position. A postdoctoral supervisor will be named depending on the successful candidate’s field of specialization. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active scholarly profile and to teach one half year course per year in their subject field.

The value of the fellowship in 2019-2020 will be $34,900. The teaching stipend is determined by the collective agreement and is approximately $8,000 per one-term course for a total of approximately $43,000 per year. An additional $2,000 per year has been allocated for academic travel and research. Applicants must have completed a PhD in a discipline relevant to the position’s terms prior to beginning the fellowship. Previous teaching experience and evidence of scholarly research and publication related to the terms of the position will also be considered an asset. 

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Postdoctoral fellows at Queen's University are governed by two collective agreements.

Applications should be submitted electronically and include:

  1. a cover letter of application that outlines current or proposed research project(s) to be pursued during the fellowship and ideas for courses the candidate would propose teaching;
  2. a complete and current curriculum vitae;
  3. letters of reference from two referees; 
  4. a writing sample such as a dissertation chapter or article and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier. 

Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent electronically to: history.chair@queensu.ca Please direct inquiries to the chair of the selection committee, Professor Adnan Husain at ah28@queensu.ca Applications will be received until 11 March 2019. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the Department of History can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/history.

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