The University of Ottawa is now looking for a post-doctoral fellow for the 2016-2017 year. The fellow will conduct research on a project that falls within the mandate of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre. The right candidate will have already obtained a doctorial degree no more than five years prior to December 2016 and will have presented his or her thesis by May 31, 2016. The candidate must work for the full period of the scholarship and will contribute to the development of scholarship programs and activities, which will be different than the research previously undertaken. The candidate doesn’t need to be a Canadian citizen, but foreign candidates must demonstrate they will be able to obtain permission to reside in Canada for one year.
The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is now looking for two postdoctoral research fellows starting at the beginning of the 2016 academic year. The McGill Centre For Human Rights and Legal Pluralism works to analyze how law impacts some of the most crucial social problems of our time. The best applicant must have a doctoral degree in law obtained within the last five years and a solid track record of conducting original research. The candidate should propose a research project that has to do with the issues of migration, mobility or refugee related. Practical or professional experience working with migrants or refugees is a plus. The deadline to apply is April 30.