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Bader Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities, Queen’s University (Canada), Indigenous Topic Emphasis


Department of Drama, Department of Film and Media and the School of Music

Queen’s University is pleased to announce the Bader Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities effective July 1, 2015.


The Department of Drama, Department of Film and Media, and the School of Music are accepting applications for TWO (2) two-year postdoctoral fellowships in the interdisciplinary study of cultural production with a transnational, historiographic or Indigenous emphasis. In addition to research, these postdoctoral fellowships will include teaching one 0.5 credit (3 units) course in each of the two years.


Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. prior to July 1, 2015.  A complete application consists of: (1) cover letter; (2) current CV; (3) writing sample; (4) statement of research; (5) evidence of teaching experience; and (6) three letters of reference.  Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically (either as PDFs or MS Word files) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., although hard copy applications may be submitted to Dr. Gordon E. Smith, Vice Dean, c/o Diane Reid, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, CANADA K7L 3N6. 


The deadline for applications is April 30, 2015.


The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact: Diane Reid at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

This Postdoctoral Fellowship carries a minimum full-time equivalent salary of no less than $32,173.   In addition, the incumbent will be separately appointed and compensated as a Term Adjunct to teach a 0.5 (3 units) credit University course.  The Term Adjunct appointment shall be governed by the Queen’s-QUFA collective agreement.  While fulfilling the duties of the Term Adjunct appointment, the Postdoctoral Fellow appointment shall be reduced accordingly.