Information on Postdoc Fellowships at McGill

Media@McGill Postdoctoral Fellowships

Department of Art History and Communication Studies
McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Deadline for applications: 28 March 2013


Media@McGill is a hub of interdisciplinary research, scholarship and public outreach on issues in media, technology and culture, located in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Media@McGill offers Postdoctoral Fellowships to promising scholars engaging in media-related research, as defined in Media@McGill’s mission statement (

Fellows are provided with a workspace, and are expected to take an active role in the research activities and academic life of Media@McGill (participation in conferences, seminars, etc.). They may also have the possibility of teaching a course within theDepartment of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill.


The Media@McGill Postdoctoral Fellowship is open to both national and international scholars who completed their doctoral degrees in a university other than McGill no earlier than June 1, 2009. Fluency in English is essential; working knowledge of French is an asset.

Value and Duration:

The stipend for the Media@McGill Postdoctoral Fellowship is $42,000 CAD for 12 months, beginning in the first week of September.

Application Process:

For 2013-14, Media@McGill will be offering one Postdoctoral Fellowship. In a cover letter, applicants must stipulate how their research is related  to Media@McGill’smission statement and to Media@McGill’s 2013-14 theme: Participatory Media

Applicants should also identify a potential faculty supervisor who is a member of Media@McGill ( and whose research is closely tied to that of the applicant. The following should be included in all applications:

  • a cover letter;
  • a  research proposal (750 words);
  • a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 5 pages);
  • official copies of transcripts during graduate studies;
  • 3 letters of recommendation (including one by the Media@McGill faculty supervisor);
  • a writing sample (maximum 20 pages).


Complete applications should be sent to by March 28, 2013 at 5 p.m.
E.S.T. Letters of recommendation can be sent separately by the referees, but must be postmarked by March 28, 2013 if sent by mail.

Applications will be reviewed by Media@McGill’s Steering Committee, and candidateswill be notified of results in early May 2013.

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