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Monday, September 27, 2010

Roberta Bondar Postdoctoral Fellowship:Trent University

Roberta Bondar Fellowship in Northern and Polar Studies 2011-2012
Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies
Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA

TrentUniversityis seeking applications for the post-doctoral Roberta
Bondar Fellowship in Northern & Polar Studies. The position is for a 12
month term (with an option of a one time renewal) at a salary of $42,500
(under review), plus research allowance, beginning August 15, 2011. This
position is aimed at recently graduated Ph.D.’s (within 5 years of
graduation) in the humanities, social sciences or relevant
interdisciplinary fields with research interests in northern and polar
regions, focusing on, but not strictly limited to, Canada’s North. The
candidate is expected to reside locally and participate in the general
milieu of Trent and especially its Northern research activities.
Specific duties consist of teaching one course equivalent in the area of
the candidate’s specialty and two public lectures. Individuals from a
wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields are encouraged
to apply. Final applications (including a letter indicating interest in
the position; a description of the focus of the work to be undertaken
during the Fellowship and its relationship to the mandate of the Frost
Centre for Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies; and a full CV) are
due December 1, 2010.

The candidate will be hosted by an appropriate academic department
associated with the successful individuals’ disciplinary background and
training. Interested individuals are advised to contact their intended
host department contact for more information and details of the
selection process prior to preparing and submitting their application.

Please contact the relevant departmental contact below:
Canadian Studies
Women’s Studies
Environmental Studies

Please note: In deference to those who have allergies, the Frost Centre
is now a scent-free environment.

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