CIFAR’s Junior Fellow Academy
CRC Tier II
in Environmental History
The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research brings together top
international researchers to tackle many of the most interesting and pressing
questions of our time. Our Junior Fellow Academy offers gifted, early career
researchers the unique opportunity to participate in CIFAR’s global research
network and to closely collaborate, and be mentored by, some of Canada’s
and the world’s best researchers.
Junior Fellows take part in one of CIFAR’s innovative research programs,
where researchers meet regularly to establish new frameworks for thinking about the world with the potential to improve human health and the
environment, transform technology, build strong societies, understand human
culture and even chart the universe. To enhance leadership skills within an
interdisciplinary network of peers, CIFAR also brings together Junior Fellows
from all twelve programs for separate Academy meetings.
CIFAR Junior Fellowships are held in conjunction with a university appointment. Most typically, Junior Fellows work as postdoctoral fellows under the
direct supervision of one or more CIFAR program members. Junior Fellow
applicants in the social sciences and humanities may hold a junior faculty
Eligibility : Individuals who have completed or will complete their PhD no
more than three years prior to advertised Junior Fellowship starting dates are
eligible to apply. Successful candidates will have an outstanding record of
scholarship, excellent communication skills and strong potential to collaborate with researchers in a CIFAR program. Please see advertised positions on
CIFAR’s website for possible additional requirements.
Duration : Five years. The first two years are funded, as below, with Junior
Fellows embedded in a CIFAR program. Thereafter, CIFAR will cover the cost
for Junior Fellow Alumni to attend Academy meetings for an additional three
The History and Geography Departments together are seeking a candidate with significant research promise and a demonstrated record of external funding. Applicants
should demonstrate a commitment to multidisciplinary and collaborative research.
The successful candidate will play a significant role in the MA History and/or MES/
Applicants should demonstrate potential as leaders in their field, excellent research
skills and a graduate supervision record. The appointment will be for a tenure-track
position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position is eligible to
apply for infrastructure support from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
Nipissing University is an equal opportunity employer but strongly encourages applications from women, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. Applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements
of both research interests and teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation
and teaching evaluation (if available).
For more information please visit http://www.nipissingu.ca/departments/human-resources/recruitment-and-selection/faculty-positions/Pages/ default.aspx.
Application deadline: consideration of applications will begin January 4, 2013 and
will continue until the position is filled.
Applications should be sent to :
Chair, CRC Search Committee
Office of the Vice-President, Academic and Research
100 College Drive, Box 5002
North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
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$2,260 (with colour)
For postdoctoral fellows (annually for two years):
• $70,000 CDN/US for salary and benefits
For junior faculty members (annually for two years):
*US dollar values apply when positions are held outside of Canada.
How to Apply : Specific Junior Fellowship positions in CIFAR’s programs and
application instructions are posted at www.cifar.ca/JFA. The application
deadline is January 21, 2013. New positions and deadlines will be posted
every fall and spring. Visit today for more information about CIFAR and the
Junior Fellow Academy.
Programs Advertising Junior Fellowships:
• Institutions, Organizations and Growth: Elhanan Helpman, Director
• Neural Computation and Adaptive Perception: Geoffrey Hinton, Director
• Quantum Information Processing: Raymond Laflamme, Director
• Quantum Materials: Louis Taillefer, Director
CIFAR is strongly committed to diversity within its community,
and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group
members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities,
members of sexual minority groups and others who may
contribute to further diversification of ideas.
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Applicants must hold a PhD with advanced
studies in entrepreneurship, strategy, or a
related field (such as management, sociol-
ogy, or psychology). Candidates should
demonstrate a successful record of scholar-
ship, including publications in peer-
reviewed journals. Candidates should also
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vice, and the ability to work with student
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your detailed CV, a statement of teaching
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tion, and one sample teaching evaluation,
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Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest
and most culturally diverse city in the
country, Ryerson University is committed
to diversity, equity and inclusion. The Uni-
versity is known for innovative programs
built on the integration of theoretical and
practically oriented learning. Our under-
graduate and graduate programs are distin-
guished by a professionally focused
curriculum and strong emphasis on excel-
lence in teaching, research and creative
activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult
learning, with the largest university-based
continuing education school in Canada.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of
the Ryerson Faculty Association (www.rfa.
ryerson.ca). For details on the Ryerson Fac-
ulty Association Collective Agreement and
the University's RFA Benefits Summary,
please visit www.ryerson.ca/teaching/
agreements/rfa_agreement/ index.html and
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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 faculty and
its scholarship, including, but not limited to,
women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peo-
ple, persons with disabilities, and persons of
any sexual orientation or gender identity.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to
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