Scholarship Description: The Dunlap Institute at University of Toronto is calling applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Astronomy and Astrophysics starting date is September 1, 2019. This fellowship is available for students of all nationalities.

The Dunlap Institute is committed to an inclusive and flexible workplace.

Scholarship Provider: Dunlap Fellows are expected to conduct a program of original research either independently or in collaboration with others at the University, and will be offered professional development and mentoring across a range of areas relevant to a scientific career.

Degree Level: Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral program.

Available Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the fields of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Scholarship Benefits: Appointments are initially for three years, with a subsequent possibility of extension for one further year subject to outstanding performance in public outreach and education activities. Dunlap Fellowships include an annual salary of CAD $70,056 plus generous benefits, a research allowance of CAD $18,000 per year, relocation assistance, and the opportunity to request additional research funds from the Dunlap Institute.

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Eligible Nationalities: This fellowship is available for students of all nationalities.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

The approximate expected starting date is September 1, 2019. Applicants must have earned a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, or a related field at the time of appointment. Only applicants with a PhD awarded on or after January 1, 2014, will be considered, except in the case of career interruption or other extenuating circumstances.

The approximate expected starting date is September 1, 2019. Applicants must have earned a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, or a related field at the time of appointment. Only applicants with a PhD awarded on or after January 1, 2014, will be considered, except in the case of career interruption or other extenuating circumstances.

Application Procedure: All application materials must be submitted online by November 30, 2018. In service of our goals of an unbiased and equitable hiring process, an initial evaluation of applicants will be made via a 300-word anomymised summary of the applicant’s proposed research program, which should be submitted via the online form. Applicants should also submit (in a single file in PDF format) a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, and a 3-page detailed description of their proposed research program.  Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the Dunlap Institute via email to fellowships-at-dunlap.utoronto.ca by November 30, 2018.

Scholarship Link

Deadline: November 30, 2018


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