Postdoctoral Position at McGill University

Applicants are invited to apply for postdoc funding at McGill University. The duration of this scholarship is 2 years. All students regardless of citizenship are eligible to apply. Applications are invited up to February 23, 2015.

We are pleased to announce that two Postdoctoral Fellowships in Global Governance will be awarded for a two-year period starting in September 2015.

Postdoctoral Fellows in Global Governance will be selected based on the demonstrated ways that their proposed research can contribute to developing better policies for global governance, as well as the fit between their proposed research and academic resources at McGill.

Global governance is considered to include the formal and informal rules and practices designed to promote sustainable, inclusive development and democratic governance.

Each Fellowship includes a yearly stipend of $ 55,000 CAD and a yearly research allowance of $ 10,000 CAD.

McGill University announces two Postdoctoral Fellowships in Global Governance will be awarded for a two-year period starting in September 2015. The duration of fellowship is two years.

Application Requirements
Fellowships are open to all nationalities and disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. Scholars who received their PhD after August 31, 2012 or who will have completed all PhD degree requirements by July 1, 2015 are eligible to apply.

Successful applicants who do not complete all requirements for their PhD by July 1, 2015, will have their offer of award withdrawn.

How to apply?
Applicants who do not have the PhD in hand at the time of application must include a letter from their Department Chair specifying the date of the dissertation defense. While such rules and practices would typically be applicable at the supranational and transnational levels, they also include local or national examples that demonstrate the potential for wider application.

All applicants must be in contact with a full-time faculty member at McGill in advance to identify an appropriate supervisor for his or her work. Since each supervisor can only endorse one Global Governance fellowship application, we encourage you to contact potential supervisors as soon as possible. There is no application form.

The application should include.
- A one-page statement of interest from the applicant detailing the proposed research project.
- A full curriculum vitae.
- An official copy of university graduate transcripts.
- A copy of the doctoral diploma, or a letter from the Department Chair specifying the defense date.
- Two letters of recommendation, one of which must speak to competence in teaching.
- A writing sample, not to exceed 20 pages (extract from the dissertation, published work, or draft of a work in progress).
- A letter of support from the proposed supervisor at McGill, to be forwarded directly to the address below by the proposed supervisor

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