Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies welcomes applications to the following postdoctoral fellowships, in the areas of applied linguistics, media and cultural studies, comparative and transnational literatures, and translation studies.

Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships

This fellowship is provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies established through a bequest from the late Dorothy J. Killam. It is valued at $46,000 per year for two years and available for most fields of study. The number of fellowships awarded varies each year (four for 2014-2015) and includes a one-time $4,000 travel/research grant.

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships are prestigious two year fellowships awarded to top tier Canadian and international postdoctoral researchers. Seventy fellowships are awarded each year. These fellowships are administered by Canada’s three granting councils – Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships support new holders of PhDs in the social sciences and humanities for a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months. These taxable, non-renewable fellowships are valued at $30,500 per year.

Visit the University of Alberta Postdoctoral Fellows Office.