Western’s Postdoctoral Fellowships Program awards funding to postdoctoral scholars who contribute to the stimulation of research, scholarship and creative activity across the institution.
Amount: minimum stipend of $60,000/year for 2 years (pending any association agreement changes) + benefits for 2 years + $5000/ year research allowance.
If you wish to have feedback on the application allow at least two weeks – contact Karen Kueneman
FIMS Research Office Deadline: May 1, 2023 (submit to Karen Kueneman)
DWFoM Research Office Deadline: May 1, 2023 (submit to Karen Kueneman)
Western Law Research Office Deadline: May 1, 2023 (submit to Karen Kueneman)
Description: The Western Postdoctoral Fellowships Program aspires to:
- Attract diverse postdoctoral talent from a global candidate pool who will contribute positively to research excellence;
- Enhance support for promising research programs;
- Foster a vibrant and inclusive environment for scholars and position them for success as early career researchers.
Funding is available for a minimum of 10 awards for the 2023 competition. Each faculty will be awarded at least one fellowship.
Eligibility: See the program guidelines for Postdoctoral Fellow eligibility.
Applicants must make their application paired with a supervising faculty member. Supervisors must hold a research-eligible position at Western. Applicants must secure written commitment of a qualified faculty member at Western who has the expertise, experience, and capacity to act as the Principal Supervisor of the Postdoctoral Fellow and their proposed project (see instructions for the “Supervisor’s Statement” attachment on the application form).
Funding Information: Western Research will contribute up to 50% of the fellowship stipend. The host faculty and/or supervising faculty member are responsible for securing the remaining 50% of the fellowship stipend. Western Research will contribute $5,000/year for research allowance over the 2-year term.