Robert Gilbert Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Queen’s University

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Department of Geography of Planning

Robert Gilbert Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Department of Geography of Planning
Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario
Posting Date: March 15, 2019

The Department of Geography and Planning at Queen’s University welcomes applications from excellent junior scholars conducting research in Earth System Science (the traditional disciplines of Physical Geography, or environmental research, or the impact of human activity on the Earth System) for a two-year Robert Gilbert Post-Doctoral Fellowship appointment. Salary will start at $40,000, with the possibility of an additional teaching stipend (for a one semester-length course). Any teaching component of this position would be governed under the Collective Agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University which is posted at

The criteria for distinguishing between candidates are: excellence, the quality of the research proposal (max 1,000 words, crafted in consultation with a full-time faculty member in the Department), and the relevance of the research to that of full-time faculty. Applicants must be within two years of their PhD.

Applications should be sent to Warren Mabee, Head, Department of Geography and Planning, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6 (c/o Joan Knox, Assistant to the Head, and should include a curriculum vita, three reference letters, in addition to the research proposal.

Applications will begin to be reviewed on April 19, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is flexible.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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