[JoPP-Public] Call for Application: Media at McGill Postdoctoral Fellowship
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*Call for Application: Media at McGill Postdoctoral Fellowship*
*Media and the Environment*
*Description:* Media at McGill is a hub of interdisciplinary research,
scholarship and public outreach on issues in media, technology and
culture, located in the Department of Art History and Communication
Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. To see the list of
Media at McGill offers every year one Postdoctoral Fellowship to a
promising scholar engaged in media-related research, as defined in
Media at McGill’s mission statement <http://media.mcgill.ca/en/mission>.
Fellows are provided with a workspace, and are expected to take an
active role in the research activities and academic life of Media at McGill
(participation in conferences, seminars, etc.). They may also have the
possibility of teaching a course within the Department of Art History
and Communication Studies at McGill.
*Eligibility: *The Media at McGill Postdoctoral Fellowship is open to both
national and international scholars who have**completed their
doctoral**degree in a university other than McGill no earlier than June
1, 2012. Candidates must have defended their dissertation and received
their PhD by May 1, 2016. Fluency in English is essential; working
knowledge of French is an asset.
*Value and Duration: *The stipend for the Media at McGill Postdoctoral
Fellowship is $45,000 CAD for 12 months (this includes a travel research
stipend) beginning in September 2016.
*Application Process Deadlines: *Media at McGill will be offering one
Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2016-2017.
*1.* In a cover letter, applicants must stipulate how their research is
related to Media at McGill’s mission statement
<http://media.mcgill.ca/en/mission> and Media at McGill’s 2016-17
theme: *Media and the Environment*
Applicants should also identify a potential faculty supervisor from the
McGill Department of Art History and Communication Studies, who is
a member of Media at McGill <http://media.mcgill.ca/en/members> and whose
research is closely tied to that of the applicant. Please do not contact
the potential supervisor at this stage.
The following should be included in all statements of interest and be
*sent in a single pdf* (*the application will not be accepted
otherwise). *The documents’ order follows the list below:
1. a cover letter;
2. a research proposal (750 words);
3. a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 5 pages).
*Deadline:* Completed statements of interest should be sent to
sophie.toupin at mcgill.ca by *Friday, January 29, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. E.D.T.*
*2.* Statements of interest will be reviewed by the Media at McGill
potential supervisor, and candidates will be notified of results shortly
after. If successful, the short-listed applicants will be asked to
provide the following additional documents:
1. official copies of transcripts during graduate studies;
2. three letters of recommendation (one of which is by the potential
Media at McGill faculty supervisor);
3. a writing sample (maximum 20 pages).
*Deadline:* Completed**applications should be sent
to sophie.toupin at mcgill.ca <mailto:sophie.toupin at mcgill.ca> by
*Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. E.D.T.* Applications will be
reviewed by Media at McGill’s Steering Committee, and candidates will be
notified of results in early May 2016.
For additional information, please contact sophie.toupin at mcgill.ca
<mailto:sophie.toupin at mcgill.ca>
For more info visit: http://media.mcgill.ca/en/postdoctoral_fellowship
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