Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dalhousie University Postdoctoral Fellowships: Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University in Canada is offering Izaak Walton Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships. These fellowships are awarded annually at Dalhousie University.

The aim of the Izaak Walton Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship program is to attract recently graduated scholars in any discipline (within the past 2 years) of superior research ability to Dalhousie University, and to provide the candidate with the opportunity to establish themselves as productive members of the academic community.

Dalhousie is internationally one of North America’s most welcoming universities. It was founded in 1818. It is one of Canada’s oldest universities. It attracts more than 18,800 students from around the world.

Location: Canada

 Number of Scholarships: annually approximately 5 new fellowships are awarded

Nationality: open for all nationalities but successful candidates must meet all Canadian Immigration requirements

Level of study:  postdoctoral program

Subject areas: 

  • Agriculture
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Information Management
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • International Development Studies
  • Biological Engineering
  • Internetworking
  • Biology
  • Law
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Business Administration
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Medical Neuroscience
  • Chemistry
  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mining & Metallurgical Engineering
  • Classics
  • Music
  • Clinical Departments
  • Faculty of Medicine Neuroscience Community Health & Epidemiology
  • Nursing
  • Comparative Religion
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Computer Science
  • Oceanography
  • Dentistry
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Earth Sciences
  • Pathology
  • Economics
  • Pharmacology
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Philosophy
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics & Atmospheric Science
  • English
  • Physiology & Biophysics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Physiotherapy
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Planning
  • French
  • Political Science
  • German Psychology
  • Health & Human Performance
  • Health Promotion
  • Kinesiology
  • Public Administration
  • Russian Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology & Social Anthropology
  • Health Services Administration
  • Spanish
  • History
  • Statistics
  • Human Communication Disorders
  • Theatre

Scholarship Award: 

  • A stipend of $45,000 would be given per annum.
  • The fellowship is fully funded.
  • It also includes a travel allowance for transportation to and from Halifax,
  • A one-time research allowance ($3,000) and
  • A conference travel grant ($1,000)

 Relocation Allowance:

  • The applicant would be provided travel grants to meet the cost of transportation, by the most direct route, from the place of residence at the time of being offered the award, to Halifax. Economy airfare for the Fellow and spouse will be given.
  • No allowance for the transportation of children or personal effects would be given

Eligibility criteria: 

  • The Fellowships are intended to attract new scholars to Dalhousie.
  • The scholars already at Dalhousie are not eligible to apply.
  • The applicants who fulfill the following criteria are not eligible to apply:
  1. Hold a PhD or JSD degree from Dalhousie or are currently completing a PhD or JSD degree at Dalhousie.
  2. Have held previously, or hold as of the application deadline (December 15), an academic or research appointment of any kind at Dalhousie or King’s College.
  3. Received his/her doctoral degree prior to January 2016
  4. If a Fellow holds another award valued at less than the Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship, the external award will be supplemented to the full Killam value as a “Honourary Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship”.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English

How to Apply: by post

  • Any further inquiries may be directed to the Associate Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Quick Overview—————
Organization Dalhousie University
Fellowship LevelPostdoctoral
Country      Canada
Subject AreasAny discipline
Fellowship AmountIllustrated above
Eligibility Open for all nationalities
Deadline 17th December 2018

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