Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program – Congratulations and Call for 2020 Nominations (PDAD&C #38)
From: Joshua Barker, Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education
Date: February 6, 2020
Re: Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program – Congratulations and Call for 2020 Nominations (PDAD&C #37)
Congratulations to the 2019 Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellows!
I am delighted to share the names of the recipients from the first two cycles of the Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship program. The program provides funding to increase opportunities for hiring postdoctoral fellows from underrepresented groups, specifically Indigenous and/or Black researchers who demonstrate excellence and high potential for success in their chosen fields. The University is committed to fostering increased diversity and representation at all levels of teaching, learning and research. Please join me in recognizing and celebrating these outstanding Fellows:
Cycle 1 Fellows (Spring 2019)
- Nikoli Attai, Women & Gender Studies Institute
- Kilian Atuoye, Department of Geography (UTM)
- Nadege Compaore, Department of Political Science
- Debby Danard, Women & Gender Studies Institute
- Jorge Luis Fabra-Zamora, Faculty of Law
- Ahmed Ilmi, Department of Social Justice Education
- Nemoy Lewis, Department of Geography and Planning
Cycle 2 Fellows (Fall 2019)
- Abdallatif Abdalrhman, Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering
- Abdikarim Abdullahi , Department of Physiology
- Gerald Bareebe, Department of Political Science (UTSC)
- Kristen Bos, Women & Gender Studies Institute
- Lori Chambers, Factor Inwentash School Of Social Work
- Nicole Marie Muir, Department of Public Health Sciences
- Mary Rambaran-Olm, Department of English and Drama (UTM)
- Ian Tobias, Department of Cell and Systems Biology
Please see the SGS website for more details and updates on the Fellows and their impressive undertakings.
Call for Nominations: Winter 2020
The University of Toronto Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship program is now accepting applications for the Winter 2020 competition. The Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides funding to increase opportunities for hiring postdoctoral fellows from underrepresented groups, specifically Indigenous and/or Black researchers. These fellowships will enable postdoctoral researchers to grow their scholarly profiles, undertake academic work at the University of Toronto, and strengthen the research environment at the University with diverse perspectives.
Funding will be available to engage seven postdoctoral fellows per year for up to twenty-one postdoctoral fellows over the three-year pilot program, currently in its third cycle.
Faculty Research Offices are encouraged to establish an internal deadline, application and selection process before forwarding nominations to the School of Graduate Studies by May 1, 2020.
Full details can be found on the SGS website.
For information regarding the application process, please contact:
Sarah Pickering, Postdoctoral
Postdoctoral Office, School of Graduate Studies