American Postdoctoral Research Awards (3 grants)

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Postdoctoral research awards support promising new scholars and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers. Preferred candidates are recent PhD graduates, conferred within the past five years, undertaking original research, publishing research findings, developing and expanding personal research networks, and preparing for research-intensive careers within and beyond academia.
Current awards are being offered for either an academic year, or a calendar year.

Award 8404-CA

Fulbright Canada Postdoctoral Research Award in Leadership Development at Concordia University

US$50,000 for 12 months
September 2017
Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

The postdoctoral research fellow will work collaboratively with the Concordia University Research Chair in Leadership Development and other scholars to conduct research on leadership development from a lifelong perspective. The research themes include, but are not limited to, how work and life roles affect leadership development, how leadership evolves within individuals over time, how leader effectiveness may follow from leader development activities, and the temporalities that underlie these processes. The postdoctoral fellow will coordinate existing research projects and design new projects that align with these research themes. Duties also include data analysis, collaborating on scholarly papers and conference presentations, and dissemination activities. Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business (JMSB) is AACSB accredited and is a leading business school in Canada. Its internationally renowned faculty members are constantly pushing the boundaries of business research, publishing widely in peer-reviewed journals and holding senior positions on editorial boards. JMSB’s organizational culture inspires innovative research and values the importance of transferring knowledge to society. JMSB is located in Montreal, which hosts four world-renowned universities. The PhD program in Administration is a joint venture among these four business schools, and offers many opportunities for collaboration, networking, and training.

Specialization: Ph.D. Management (specialization in Human Resource Management or Organizational Behavior) or Ph.D. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, or related fields.

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Award 8404-CA

Fulbright Canada Postdoctoral Research Award in Northern Issues at the University of Northern British Columbia

US$30,000 for 9 months
September 2017
Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities, and for its size, is among the most research-intensive universities in Canada. Much of UNBC’s research focuses on the social, economic, environmental and cultural issues of the North. This has led to the establishment of world-class research in such areas as natural resources and the environment; rural, northern and environmental health; and the sustainability of communities. UNBC offers interdisciplinary PhD programs in natural resources and environmental studies, in health sciences and in psychology. Research partnerships with the private sector and public agencies have strengthened UNBC’s role as a resource for the communities of its region. This includes research on the mountain pine beetle, sustainable forest management practices, bio-energy and the bio-economy, environmental remediation, air quality issues, watershed management, local and Aboriginal governance, social and economic development in the North, determinants and delivery of health care and climate change issues.

Specialization: Natural resources and environmental studies; community development; rural, northern and environmental health; First nations and indigenous studies.

Preference for applicants with a PhD conferred within past five years.

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