Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Social Sciences, Humanities

Brock University
Study in:Canada
Deadline: 4 January 2018

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Social Sciences, Humanities: Brock University and the Canada Research Chair in Gender, Work and Care, in association with the Social Justice Research Institute (SJRI) invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Indigenous research (methodologies, epistemologies, and ontologies) and an interest/expertise in issues of paid and unpaid work for Indigenous individuals and families.

About the fellowship:

  • This post-doctoral fellow is associated with Dr. Andrea Doucet, Tier 1 CRC in Gender, Work and Care
  • The research work has two strands: (i) collaboration with the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre (Ontario) and a research program on paid work, employment/unemployment, and care; and (ii) explorations in Indigenous approaches to knowledge making and intersections between Indigenous approaches and feminist, ecological, and new materialist approaches to epistemologies, ontologies and methodologies.
  • Priority will be given to applicants who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, or Metis).


  • Applicant must have a compelling plan for research and publication, and strong potential for collaboration with Dr. Doucet and her research program.
  • Applicant must have completed PhD (or pending) in the Social Sciences or Humanities
  • Selected candidate would require regular presence on Brock campus (for research based in the Niagara region) during the academic year;
  • Applicant must have some research experience on Turtle Island with Indigenous communities
  • Applicant must have willingness to affiliate with Brock University’s Social Justice Research Institute and active involvement in initiatives related to the CRC’s research program.

Starting date: mid January 2018


Applications must include the following:

  • Cover letter describing suitability for the fellowship
  • CV
  • Outline of current research with two writing samples
  • Complete contact details for two individuals who would be willing to write letters of reference.
  • Applications to be sent via email to
  • Interested applicants may contact Dr. Doucet at to discuss their suitability.
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Brock University
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Canada
Subject areas Social Sciences, Humanities
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility PhD
Deadline January 4, 2018

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