[Air-L] Postdoc Media at McGill
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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.
Media at McGill offers Postdoctoral Fellowships to promising scholars
engaging in media-related research, as defined in Media at McGill’s 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 completed their doctoral degrees
in a university other than McGill no earlier than June 1, 2009. 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 $42,000 CAD for 12 months, beginning in the first week of
Application Process: For 2013-14, Media at McGill will be offering one
Postdoctoral Fellowship. In a cover letter, applicants must stipulate
how their research is related to Media at McGill’s mission statement and to
Media at McGill’s 2013-14 theme: Participatory Media. Applicants should
also identify a potential faculty supervisor who is a member of
Media at McGill and whose research is closely tied to that of the
applicant. The following should be included in all applications:
a cover letter;
a research proposal (750 words);
a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 5 pages);
official copies of transcripts during graduate studies;
3 letters of recommendation (including one by the Media at McGill
a writing sample (maximum 20 pages).
Deadline: Complete applications should be sent to
tamar.tembeck at mcgill.ca by March 28, 2013 at 5 p.m. E.S.T. Letters of
recommendation can be sent separately by the referees, but must be
postmarked by March 28, 2013 if sent by mail.
Applications will be reviewed by Media at McGill’s Steering Committee, and
candidates will be notified of results in early May 2013. For more
information, visit media.mcgill.ca.
Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy
Department of Art History & Communication Studies
853 Sherbrooke Street West
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