CIFAR (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) invites exceptional early-career researchers from across the natural, biomedical and social sciences and the humanities to join one of their interdisciplinary research programs that address some of the most important questions facing science and humanity. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program accelerates the development of the next generation of research leaders and positions them to heighten their impact in academia and beyond.
Amount: $100,000 CDN in undesignated research support for a two-year appointment
Faculty Research Office: 1 week prior to agency deadline. (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least two-three weeks – contact Karen Kueneman)
Western Research: 1 week prior to agency deadline (ROLA required)
CIFAR: October 25, 2022
Eligibility: Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent degree and be within five years of their first full-time academic appointment. Your start date in this position must be no earlier than July 1, 2018. Note that special consideration may be given to those who have taken parental leave or those with exceptional circumstances. Your position must be secure for the duration of the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar active term (to March 31, 2025). Scholars’ research must align with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program. Applications are invited from early-career research leaders who can engage with any of the following CIFAR research programs:
- Boundaries, Membership & Belonging
- Brain, Mind & Consciousness
- Earth 4D: Subsurface Science & Exploration
- Fungal Kingdom: Threats & Opportunities
- Innovation, Equity & the Future of Prosperity
More information and applications…
Western Research information on the program…
Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall, Research Development Officer (Awards & Distinctions), regarding this award and the nomination processes. Please also contact Karen Kueneman if you intend to apply.