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Post-Doctoral Fellows in Migration and Integration

The Canada Excellence Research Chair, external link (CERC) in Migration and Integration at Ryerson University invites expressions of interest from highly-achieved international Post-doctoral Researchers.

For the Post-doctoral applicants, candidates must hold a PhD, and be prepared to design and implement a research agenda extending beyond their PhD research in one of the CERC research areas listed above.  Top post-doctoral candidates may also be considered for nominations for prestigious external fellowships. Exceptional emerging research scholars may also be considered for CERC fellowships, independent of external awards.

Please send the below preliminary package indicating your interest as soon as possible, as we will consider possible nominations for external opportunities as early as June 25, 2019 until mid-August 2019.

How to Apply:

Candidates should indicate their interest by first sending a preliminary package of:

  1. a brief CV (2-4 pages)
  2. an abstract of their PhD dissertation or other major completed accomplishment (1-2 pages)
  3. a brief plan for future research (2 pages)
  4. a list of 3 potential referees
  5. Senior Research Associates should also include a cover statement, explaining their interest in the context of past and future career plans (2 pages)

Eligible outstanding applicants may be nominated to concurrently apply for prestigious externally-funded post-doctoral fellowships, which could facilitate and enhance options for multi-year residency. These prestigious postdoctoral fellowship include, among others:

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Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.