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CRIDAQ Postdoctoral Fellowship

CRIDAQ Postdoctoral Fellowship, Academic year 2024-2025


The members of the Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la diversité et la démocratie (CRIDAQ) are offering, for the 2024-2025 academic year, a postdoctoral fellowship of $45,000 (gross amount granted by the Center*), non-renewable. This internship must be used to carry out a project that falls within the scope of CRIDAQ’s research axes and themes under the supervision of one of its members, in a Quebec university.

General rules

  • In order to apply, candidates must have defended their thesis by September 1, 2024;
  • Candidates must have obtained their Ph.D after April 30, 2020;
  • Candidates must have sufficient knowledge of French to participate in CRIDAQ activities;
  • The doctoral thesis must not have been written under the supervision of a regular member of CRIDAQ.

The CRIDAQ will offer to its fellow:

  • $ 45,000 salary (gross amount granted by the Center*);
  • $ 5,000 budget for the organization of a workshop (for example: inviting a researcher, room hire, printing and catering costs, etc.);
  • An individual workstation;
  • Access to the host university facilities;
  • Assistance with the material organisation of the stay.

In return, the fellow is expected to:

  • Pursue the research project for which the postdoctoral fellowship was granted;
  • Participate, on a regular basis, in the activities (workshops, seminars, conferences, colloquia) organized by the CRIDAQ host university;
  • Present their current work to other researchers through the activities of the Center in the host university, as well as in at least one other partner university;
  • Provide scientific direction for the Séminaire jeunes chercheur.e.s du CRIDAQ to be held in 2025;
  • Ensure a regular presence on the premises of the university to which they are affiliated.

 Applications will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • The quality of the research project submitted;
  • The relevance of the research project to CRIDAQ’s mandate (as stated in its research axes);
  • The quality of previous research (as evidenced by CV, writing sample and letters of recommendation);
  • The ability of the candidate and their research project to benefit from and contribute to the research activities and intellectual life of the Center;
  • The ability of the candidate to contribute to CRIDAQ’s international reputation.

Candidates should send the following documents:

  • A letter of motivation, written in French in which the candidate indicates which researchers they wish to work with;
  • An email or letter from a regular member of CRIDAQ indicating their interest in supervising the work of the candidate;
  • A curriculum vitae (for submitted publications, please include a confirmation email);
  • A writing sample (book chapter, article or academic paper); Note that the work submitted must be written in either French or English;
  • A research proposal of about 1500 words, followed by a project timeline (1 page max);
  • Two letters of reference (directly sent to the Centre by email before the deadline: (written in French or English).

Important dates

  • Deadline for applications: January 29, 2024, 5 p.m.;
  • Competition results: March 4th, 2024;
  • Duration of the internship: September 2024 to June 2025.

* Note that in addition to mandatory deductions (federal, provincial tax, etc.), social benefits will also be deducted from this amount. The net amount received is therefore less than $ 45,000 and varies according to the tax standards in effect.

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