Gordon F. Henderson Postdoctoral Fellowship 2022 is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing 2022 Scholarship programme at the University of Ottawa
The University of Ottawa, popularly known as uOttawa or U of O, is one of the top 10 research-intensive universities in Canada. It was founded 174 years ago on the 6 September 1848 as the College of Bytown by the first Roman Catholic bishop of Ottawa, Joseph-Bruno.
The main campus of the globally recognized and acclaimed institution is located in Ottawa’s Downtown Core, adjacent to the residential neighborhood of Sandy Hill, adjacent to Ottawa’s Rideau Canal.
Over the year, the institution has led research breakthroughs in science, social sciences, health sciences, and the humanities and thus attracted global attention.
Benefits of Gordon F. Henderson Postdoctoral Fellowship
The scholarship totaling CAD$42,000 will be paid according to terms to be agreed upon between the Postdoctoral fellow and the HRREC.
Requirements for Gordon F. Henderson Postdoctoral Fellowship Qualification
- Will have obtained a doctoral degree no more than five years prior to December 31st, 2022 and will have presented his/her thesis by April 30, 2022. Candidates who have obtained their doctorate from the University of Ottawa or through a joint degree programme with the University of Ottawa are not eligible for this competition;
- Agrees to work at the HRREC for the full period of the scholarship;
- Agrees to contribute to the development and scholarly activities of the HRREC by engaging in an original research programme which is distinct from the research he or she has previously undertaken.
The scholarship competition is open to both Canadian citizens and non-citizens. Foreign Candidates must demonstrate that they are likely to obtain permission to reside in Canada for the period of one year.
- The Gordon F. Henderson Postdoctoral Fellowship requires the recipient to take up the position physically at the HRREC.
- The Gordon F. Henderson Postdoctoral Fellowship award does not cover travel costs of the recipient (to Ottawa or return to the Fellow’s place of origin).
How to Apply
The candidate should send the following documents (in English or French) to Viviana Fernandez ([email protected]), Assistant Director of the HRREC:
- A brief cover letter;
- An up-to-date C.V.;
- A five-page summary of his or her doctoral thesis;
- The written comments of the thesis examination committee;
- Two letters of recommendation;
- A five-page research proposal describing the Postdoctoral project, its objectives and its outputs.
For more details, visit University of Ottawa website.