Postdoctoral Fellow Positions

The IHPST provides a number of postdoctoral fellowship opportunities for qualified junior scholars.

Description: The Arts & Science Postdoctoral Fellowships provides outstanding recent doctoral students advanced training in their field of study. These fellowships are not discipline specific, but rather can be held in any department or research unit across the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto. Applicants must secure sponsorship of a full-time supervisor, or supervisors, from the professoriate within the Faculty of Arts & Science (St. George Campus).

Deadline: Fall (see the Arts and Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowhips page for details)

Value: CDN $48,000/year for a maximum of two years.

Description: The University of Toronto Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides funding to increase opportunities for hiring postdoctoral fellows from underrepresented groups, specifically Indigenous and 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.

To start the process, interested applicants should be directly in touch with potential supervisors. Applicants must secure sponsorship of a full-time supervisor, or supervisors, from the professoriate within the Faculty of Arts & Science (St. George Campus).

Arts & Science Deadline: March (see the Provost's Postodoctoral Fellowships page for details and materials).

Value: CDN $70,000/year for a maximum of two years (plus $5,000/year in start-up funding)

Description: The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is intended to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent both nationally and internationally; develop their leadership potential; and position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow, positively contributing to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth through a research-intensive career.

Value: CDN $70,000/year for a maximum of two years.

Internal Application Deadline: August (see the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships page for details).

To start the process, interested applicants should be directly in touch with potential supervisors. Applicants must secure sponsorship of a full-time supervisor(s) from the professoriate within the Faculty of Arts & Science (St. George Campus). Please consult the following documents for details about how to prepare the application.

Description: The Kenneth O. May Postdoctoral Fellowship is intended to attract top-tier postdoctoral researchers in the History of Mathematics. In addition to the research in the history of mathematics, the successful candidate is expected to contribute to, and participate in, the intellectual life of the Institute through participation in seminars, the presentation of colloquia and the mentorship of graduate students.

Value: See the latest Call for Applications for details about value and duration.

Eligibility: Recent Ph.D.'s (within 5 years of graduation) working in the history of mathematics and mathematical science are encouraged to apply for the Kenneth O. May Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Candidates preparing to defend doctoral dissertations before the start of the award may also be considered. A candidate must have successfully completed all PhD requirements before taking up the award. Evidence of substantial publication or forthcoming publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field is expected. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to and participate in the intellectual life of the Institute through participation in seminars, the presentation of colloquia and the mentorship of graduate students.