Postdoctoral Fellowship - French Studies (Toronto, Canada)

Postdoctoral Fellowship - French Studies (Toronto, Canada)

Publié le par Marc Escola (Source : Nehad Ghaly)


Area of Research: French Studies

The Department of French in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a twenty-four month postdoctoral fellowship effective January 1st, 2023.

1) The applicant either:
a) has obtained a Ph.D. (normally within the last 5 years)
b) will have obtained a Ph.D. by the start date of the fellowship.

2) The applicant has an excellent research profile in French Studies, Literature, Linguistics, or a related

3) The applicant has excellent proficiency in French.

Evaluation criteria
Originality, importance, and impact of the proposed research.
Feasibility of the proposed research.
Excellence and research potential of the candidate:
fellowships, scholarships, or other awards;
previous research experience;
publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals;
timely completion of doctoral studies.
$50,000 per annum

The successful fellow will be supervised by a faculty member in the Department of French. The salary
constitutes compensation for these key responsibilities:

Working on a research project.
Teaching two half-courses per year as assigned by the Department.
Participating in the intellectual life of the Department.
Please note that postdoctoral fellows cannot work more than 173 hours per month. They must obtain
advance written approval from the supervisor to be paid for hours of work in excess of one hundred and
seventy-three (173) hours in any monthly pay period.
This position will be held in the Department of French at the University of Toronto, St. George campus in
downtown Toronto. For more information please visit the University of Toronto and the Department of

All qualified candidates are invited to address their signed and dated application to Professor Anne - Marie Brousseau, the Chair of the Department of French. Complete applications must include:

A curriculum vitae;
A cover letter of no more than two single-spaced pages;
A research project (no more than 4 pages, plus bibliography);
Two letters of reference (dated, signed and on letterhead) addressed to the Chair of the Department of French. One of them must be written by the postdoctoral research supervisor. Reference letters should be sent directly by the referees, preferably in PDF format, (with “Postdoctoral Fellowship” and the applicant’s name in the subject line);
A teaching dossier (statement and available course evaluations).
Please send applications and reference letters to M. Rolando by September 16, 2022.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Closing Date:
September 16, 2022

Expected start date:
January 1, 2023

Twenty-four months (non-renewable)


The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week for a full-time postdoctoral fellow (pro-rated for those holding a partial appointment) recognizing that the needs of the employee’s research and training and
the needs of the supervisor’s research program may require flexibility in the performance of the employee’s duties and hours of work.

Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal
People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.