Temerty Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Holodomor Studies 2023-2024

The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies is pleased to announce the 2023-24 Temerty Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Holodomor Studies. Offered under the auspices of its Holodomor Education and Research Consortium (HREC) for the academic year of 2023–24, the fellowship supports the study of and expansion of knowledge about the Holodomor. Applications are welcome from scholars in disciplines including but not confined to history, political science, anthropology, sociology, and literature, as well as famine studies, genocide studies, and rural studies. Interdisciplinary and comparative projects will be considered.

Qualified applicants will have received a PhD (or Candidate of Sciences degree) within the past five years at the time of application. Applicants who are scheduled to receive their degree by the end of June 2023 are also eligible to apply, if they submit confirmatory documents. The successful applicant will be expected to take up the post-doctoral appointment at CIUS (University of Alberta) from 1 September 2023, and no later than 30 September 2023. In addition to working on a research project, the Temerty Fellow will assist and participate in the overall program planning and activities of HREC, including the organization of a workshop or conference in the area of her/his research.

The Temerty Fellow will also have the option to be co-hosted at the University of Alberta by one of the following departments: Anthropology, History and Classics, Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, Political Science, and Sociology. A co-hosting department can offer engagement via colloquia, mentorship, and other academic initiatives. An opportunity to teach a course in one of the departments may also be considered. (Visit: www.ualberta.ca/arts/departments.)

This competition is open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and foreign nationals. The duration of the fellowship is for one year with the possibility of renewal, subject to review, for a second year. The annual stipend is C$48,000. In addition, the award covers the costs of economy airfare to and from Edmonton; supplemental health benefits; and economy airfare and accommodations for a research trip to Toronto. Recipients of the Temerty Fellowship may not hold another fellowship concurrently.

The Temerty Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Holodomor Studies is made possible by funding from the Temerty Foundation.


Deadline: 1 March 2023

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