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University of Alberta Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020

Deadline: December: Ongoing

Applications are open for the University of Alberta Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020. The University of Alberta offers two postdoctoral fellowships: The Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowships and the Grant Notley Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship.

  • Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowships: provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies established through a bequest from the late Dorothy J Killam. The number of fellowships awarded varies each year (three are currently being offered per year).
  • Grant Notley Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship: provided by donations from friends of Grant Notley, matched by the Province of Alberta. It is available for research in politics, history, economy or society of Western Canada or related fields. One fellowship is awarded each year.

Fellowship

  • Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowships
    • valued at $50,000 per year for two years
    • includes a one-time $4,000 travel/research grant
    • covers the cost of the University Postdoc Supplemental Health Insurance Plan
  • Grant Notley Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship
    • valued at $46,000 per year for two years
    • includes a one-time $4,000 travel/research grant
    • covers the cost of the University Postdoc Supplemental Health Insurance Plan

Eligibility

  • Open to citizens of any country
  • Must have completed a doctoral degree within two years from the deadline date of December 2, 2019 (on or after December 2, 2017) or will do so prior to commencing fellowship
  • The doctoral degree obtained must be from a university other than the University of Alberta
  • At the time of application submission to desired department, must not hold a postdoc position at the University of Alberta or be employed at the University of Alberta. Please note that any applicant that begins a postdoctoral appointment at the University of Alberta or is employed by the University of Alberta after time of submission and before final selection will be adjudicated in a second tier.

NOTE :

  • Fellowships may be awarded in departments without doctoral programs, but only where facilities are adequate and doctoral caliber research is being carried out
  • Killam/Notley Fellowship holders should be likely to contribute to the advancement of learning or to achieve distinction in their profession, should not be a one-sided person, and each scholar’s special distinction should be founded upon sound character and collegiality.
  • Grant Notley Fellowship is only for research in the areas of politics, history, economy or society of Western Canada or related fields
  • Fellowships are only tenable at the University of Alberta

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