Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowships at McGill University for Phd

  •  Phd
  •  31-Mar-2017
  •   Canada

McGill University is inviting applications for Steinberg Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowship. These fellowships are open to current or entering postdoctoral fellows from any global health related discipline.

McGill University is a public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was established in 1821 by royal charter, issued by King George IV of Great Britain.

The language of instruction at McGill University is English. Applicant must demonstrate the required level of English proficiency prior to admission to McGill, regardless of citizenship status or country of origin.

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Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowships at McGill University for Phd Founded in 1821, McGill University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Montréal (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ste. Anne de Bellevue. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Quebec), McGill University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. McGill University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 198 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have or have arranged supervision by a member of McGill University Faculty who is a Professor, Associate Professor or an Assistant Professor. Most of McGill’s global health teams and researchers can be found on the GHP website.
  • Applicants from varying specialities within global health, including but not limited to medicine, nursing, health sciences, humanities, epidemiology, public health, and health policy are encouraged to apply. Fundamental (laboratory or bench) research projects, without a clear translational focus on population outcomes, will not be within the scope of this fellowship.
  • Applicants to the 2017-2018 Steinberg Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowship program must fulfil or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree doctorate (DPhil, DPH, MD, DVM or similar terminal degree) before August 31, 2017. Awardees must be within 5 years of completion of this degree to hold the award.
  • Applicants, who do not have the PhD or PhD-equivalent degree in hand at the time of application, must include a letter from their Department Chair specifying that dissertation defence will take place before September 1st, 2017. Successful applicants who do not complete all requirements for their PhD by August 31, 2017, will have their offer of award withdrawn.
  • Please see the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office for detailed information on postdoctoral registration at McGill. Please make sure you meet the general requirements to be a postdoc in Quebec and Canada. Fellows must comply with all postdoctoral registration requirements. If selected, candidates from outside of Canada will need to budget for the time required for immigration/work permit processing.

Offered Benefits

Steinberg Global Health Postdoctoral Fellows will receive a generous stipend and travel expenditures totalling $50,000.

Application Process

Prospective candidates should submit:

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