Robert Gilbert Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Website Queen’s University

Department of Geography and Planning

Posting Date: July 9, 2021

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 $60,000, with the possibility of an additional teaching stipend (for a one semester-length course in each of the two years of the appointment). Any teaching component of this position would be governed under theCollective 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 theresearch proposal (max 1,000 words, crafted in consultation with a full-time facultymember 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 Paul Treitz, Interim 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 and the names of three referees, in addition to the research proposal.

Applications will begin to be reviewed on September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is January 1 2022, but is flexible.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.

The University has policies in place to support its employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee’s accessibility needs due to disability. 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 Joan Knox ( .

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