The University of Manitoba Institute for the Humanities has openings for two
Research Affiliates in the 2012-2013 academic year. Applications are welcome from
post-doctoral fellows, independent scholars, doctoral candidates and individuals in full-time university appointments who wish to spend all or part of a sabbatical leave in Manitoba. Applicants must have a clearly defined project in some field of humanities scholarship. Interdisciplinary projects are particularly welcome. Doctoral candidates will be considered only if they have completed all course requirements and expect to be engaged in full-time research. Students enrolled at the University of Manitoba are not eligible for UMIH affiliateships.
There is no stipend, but a private office, computer, telephone, fax, library privileges, and some secretarial assistance will be provided. Affiliates may also apply to the Director for limited subsidies of research expenses. Affiliates will be expected to participate in Institute activities and to use their offices on a regular basis. The maximum teaching load during the tenure of the affiliateship will normally be six credit hours.
The standard tenure of the affiliateships is twelve months, from 1 July to 30 June. However, applications for six months, (i.e.1 July to 31 December, or 1 January to 30 June) will also be
The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority groups, women Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protections of privacy provisions of "The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
(Manitoba)." Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.
A letter of application stating the period for which the Affiliateship is desired, together with a research proposal, curriculum vitae, and letters from two referees should be addressed to:
Dr David S. Churchill, Director, Institute for the Humanities
407 Tier Building, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, Canada