Marjorie McLean Oliver Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the History of Classical and/or Medieval Europe

The Department of History and Classics at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the Marjorie McLean Oliver Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the history of Classical and/or Medieval Europe. The fellowship is for a three-year term appointment beginning 1 July 2016.

The terms of the fellowship stipulate at the donor’s bequest that only female candidates are eligible for the position.

A postdoctoral supervisor will be named depending on the successful candidate’s field of specialization. The successful applicant must have the PhD in hand prior to beginning the fellowship and will be expected to maintain an active scholarly profile and to teach in their subject field in both the Departments of History and Classics.

The value of the fellowship in 2016-2017 will be approximately $32,000 CDN with an annual allocation of $2000 CDN for academic travel and research. Applicants must have completed a PhD in a discipline relevant to the position’s terms prior to beginning the fellowship. Previous teaching experience and evidence of scholarly research and publication related to the terms of the position will also be considered an asset.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application date
1 Apr 2016
Date of residence
1 Jul 2016
3 years
America Canada
Humanities Classical Studies History
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 5 years
Award granted
CAD$ 102.000