W.P. Bell Postdoctoral Fellowship
Mount Allison University
Applicants should have a completed Ph. D. or be near completion by the time the appointment takes effect on 1 July 2020, subject to budgetary approval.
Prospective candidates should have an active research program in a field relevant to Canadian Studies. The field of research is open, but the Centre particularly encourages applications from those whose scholarship focuses on critical issues in contemporary Canada. The successful candidate will work with scholars actively engaged in research related to Indigeneity, diversity studies, border issues, critical citizenship, literary and cultural representation, and the scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education.
The successful candidate will teach in Mount Allison's academic program in Canadian Studies over the course of this Fellowship, and will be involved in the Centre's outreach, scholarship, and co-curricular programs. Normally, teaching includes participation in Canadian Studies team-taught introductory courses and maximum one other course per semester. Canadian Studies is particularly interested in fellows with teaching capacity in areas such as: Canada in world affairs, diversity issues, media and popular culture, Indigenous nations of the Atlantic region, Canadian-American relations, health and Canadian culture, and cultural memory. The compensation for the fellowship is competitive with other Canadian postdoctoral fellowships and includes funding for moving expenses and research expenses.
The deadline for applications is April 9, 2020. Applicants should submit a letter that describes their teaching, research, and other relevant experience, their curriculum vitae, and arrange to have two letters of reference sent electronically to:
Ms. Brittany Jones
Questions or inquires can be directed to Dr. Andrea Beverley, Program Head of Canadian Studies at email@example.com
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Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their