FRQSC Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) has the following mission:
- to promote and provide financial support for research in the fields of social sciences and humanities and the fields of education, management, arts and literature;
- to promote and provide financial support for the dissemination of scientific knowledge in fields of research relating to social sciences and humanities and to education, management, arts and literature;
- to promote and provide financial support for the training of researchers through merit scholarships for graduate and postgraduate students and persons who engage in postdoctoral research, through professional development scholarships for persons who wish to re-enter the research community, and through grants that allow the teaching duties of college level professors engaging in research activities to be reduced;
- to create any necessary partnerships, in particular with universities, colleges and cultural institutions, and the government departments and public and private bodies concerned.
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports postsecondary-based research and research training in the humanities and social sciences.
Media @ McGill Postdoctoral Fellowship
Media @ McGill is a hub of interdisciplinary research, scholarship and public outreach on issues in media, technology and culture, located in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies. It offers Postdoctoral Fellowships to promising scholars engaging in media-related research, as defined in its mission statement.
Fellows are provided with a workspace, and are expected to take an active role in the research activities and academic life of Media @ McGill (participation in conferences, seminars, etc.). They may also have the possibility of teaching a course within the Department of Art History and Communication Studies.
Eligibility: The Media @ McGill Postdoctoral Fellowship is open to both national and international scholars who completed their doctoral degrees in a university other than McGill no earlier than June 1, 2011 or later. Fluency in English is essential; working knowledge of French is an asset.
Value and Duration: The stipend for the Media @ McGill Postdoctoral Fellowship is $45,000 CAD for 12 months (this includes a travel research stipend) beginning in the first week of September 2015.
Application Process: Click here to view the two-part application process for 2015-2016.
McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.