CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Research Program 2021 (fully funded)

CIFAR Azrieli Global calls for applications from a community of top researchers to help in addressing the most important questions facing science and humanity today.

Tomorrow’s research leaders must understand how to engage with key stakeholders in their communities around the world, with government, industry, or the general public. CIFAR provides early-career researchers opportunities to refine the skills they develop, interacting with leaders both within and outside of academia.

Through annual meetings of CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars from across CIFAR’s research programs and additional learning experiences supported by the Love Family Leadership Development Fund, CIFAR designs one-on-one and peer-group training opportunities on themes related to the leadership development needs of Global Scholars.

Pursuing the most exciting and important research questions requires scholars who can move beyond their own research areas to take a fresh look at a problem. CIFAR helps early-career researchers think and work outside their silos by facilitating dialogue between diverse disciplines and immersing them in the research programs for a truly enriching experience.

The following CIFAR research programs are recruiting early-career research leaders:

Fields including, but not limited to:

  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Ethics
  • Anthropology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Ethics
  • Developmental Psychology e.t.c.
Duration: 2 years
  • ​$100,000 CAD in unrestricted research support
  • A two-year term in a CIFAR research program, a global, interdisciplinary network of top-tier research leaders.
  • Mentorship from a senior researcher within a CIFAR research program
  • Opportunities to network, collaborate, and form a community with peers from diverse disciplines across CIFAR’s research programs
  • Specialized leadership and communication skills training and support to put their skills into action, through participation in two cross-cohort annual meetings.
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  • Applicants may be based anywhere in the world,
  • must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent), and be within the first five years of starting a full-time research position at an institution of higher education or research.
  • Scholars’ research interests must complement or contribute to the themes and goals of an eligible CIFAR research program.
Application Process

Applications are submitted online and must include two to three letters of reference.

To apply, click here

Deadline: October 30, 2020

For more information visit the official site.

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