New Senate Policy
We are very pleased to let you know that, at its meeting on April 27, 2017, Senate approved a Policy on Postdoctoral Researchers at York University based on a recommendation of its Academic Policy, Planning and Research Committee. The new policy is now in effect.
Brain Canada and Kids Brian Health Network Fellowships
Institutional Commitment Deadline: June 30
Brain Canada in partnership with Kids Brain Health Network and academic institutions across the country, are proud to launch a New Fellowship Award competition for research training in developmental neurosciences. Postdoctoral fellowships valued at up to $50,000/year for a maximum of two years, plus an additional $5,000/year career development supplement.
Deadline: July 5, 4:00pm EDT
Mitacs Elevate is currently accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral funding opportunities.
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship
Deadline: July 24
The Faculty of Graduate Studies is happy to accept nominations for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships, in the form of a Letter of Intent (LOI) package.
Banting Information Session
956 Kaneff Tower, June 13, 1:00pm
This session includes an overview of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship application process, a discussion of the evaluation criteria, and a Q & A portion. For information contact Kim McIntyre, Postdoctoral Services Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mitacs Webinar: What’s next for your social science or humanities degree?
June 8, 2:00–4:00pm
This 2 hour live webinar is ideal for graduate students and postdocs in SSH who are looking to broaden their knowledge of opportunities beyond the academic path.
Career Centre: PhD Job Search Support Session
This 60 minute individual appointment with our in-house expert can help you strategize your job search as you plan for your career either in academe or as a professional in another sector. You can receive feedback on your written materials (CV or résumé, cover letter, etc.) and suggestions for integrating in today’s workforce with a doctoral degree.
Project offers first-hand narratives of those in slave trade
SHADD Project led by Historian Paul Lovejoy provides rare glimpse into lives of those in the slave trade across four continents from 17th to 19th centuries.
Have Postdoc, Will Travel
by Andrew Thaler, Chronicle Vitae
Advice for PhDs seeking non-faculty jobs
by Jennifer Polk, University Affairs