At the University of Alberta, Postdoctoral Fellows (PDFs) are categorized as individuals who are appointed as research trainees normally within five years from the completion of a doctoral degree or ten years from the completion of a DDS, MD, or equivalent.
iSMSS follows the University’s procedures for selecting PDFs. Since iSMSS is not a department unit, and since it currently does not have its own funding to support a PDF, potential PDFs cannot apply directly to the Institute. However, faculty members affiliated with iSMSS — Dr. André P. Grace and Dr. Kristopher Wells — are willing to support PDFs who wish to...
Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services
Help make the sporting world a more inclusive, respectful and welcoming environment by developing a program of applied research in critical queer perspectives focused on advancing the understanding of sexual and gender minorities in sports and society.
This postdoctoral fellowship presents a unique opportunity to participate fully in the research, program evaluation, publication, and dissemination activities of the University of Alberta’s Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS) and the You Can Play Project.
Important Information for Applicants
This is a two-year position, subject to a satisfactory performance review following the first year, with a negotiable start date. The stipend offered is $50,000 CDN annually plus a research allowance of $5,000 CDN. This position will be located within iSMSS, in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta, and will work closely with the iSMSS Director of Programs and Services and the Executive Director of the You Can Play Project.
iSMSS celebrates the vibrant diversity of our campuses by recognizing and supporting
important and collective efforts in creating welcoming, inclusive, safe, and respectful environments for sexual and gender minority students, faculty, staff, and allies.
Sexual and gender minorities represents an evolving constellation of identities including, but not limited to, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*,asexual, two-spirit, intersex, questioning, and queer.