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The School of Disability Studies, Ryerson University is pleased to announce two Post-Doctoral Fellowship opportunities for 2020. The deadlines for application are due in less than one month.
Please find the details for each below. Questions can be directed via email to Dr. Esther Ignagni at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ethel Louise Armstrong Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Disability Studies
The School of Disability Studies in the Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University invites applications for the Ethel Louise Armstrong Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Disability Studies. With a gift from the Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation, this fellowship was established to further the scholarly contributions of disabled women. It is intended for a disabled woman who has completed doctoral studies within the past five (5) years in any discipline that advances scholarship related to Disability Studies.
This opportunity is for a two-year term beginning September 2020. Application deadline is March 1st, 2020.
Please note: This opportunity is open to scholars who self-identify as women, trans, gender fluid, non binary and/or two-spirited.
Tanis Doe Postdoctoral Fellow in Gender, Disability and Social Justice
The Tanis Doe post-doctoral fellowship will provide an opportunity for emerging scholarship on animating disability movements in Canada and globally.
Tanis Doe, the fellowship’s namesake, was a Fulbright Scholar and a professor at universities across Canada and the United States. As a Métis deaf woman with other disabilities, Doe was a widely respected disability rights advocate and active in local and international disability, queer and feminist movements.
Dr. Doe held spaces between academia and community, recognizing that each contribute to ensuring that our histories and the complexities of our lives are not forgotten. This fellowship allows for research that continues Dr. Doe’s work that centred the experiences of communities who worked to prevent institutional brutality, oppose colonialism, and foster social justice.
The Tanis Doe Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF) in Gender, Disability and Social Justice will support the existing philosophy of the School of Disability Studies and its commitment to engaging and transforming exclusionary cultural, social and political systems.
Particularly, we welcome applications with research programs that employ transnational, diaspora, post-colonial and/or Black Disability Studies.
The Tanis Doe Postdoctoral Fellow will:
This opportunity is for two years beginning May 1, 2020. Application deadline is March 1st 2020.