Toronto Metropolitan U: 2 Research Fellowships (Canada)

“JobCERC in Migration and Integration has 2 different fellowship positions available, Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, Canada. Deadline for both: 31 January 2023.

  1. Senior Research Associate: Narratives on Migration

    The Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Migration and Integration at Toronto Metropolitan University invites applications of interest from early and mid-career researchers who work in the broader field of narratives on migration and integration in Canada and in comparative perspective with a special emphasis on the role of social media in shaping those narratives. The relevant candidate should have related expertise in the field of populism and nativism, public attitudes on migration, and with a focus on how these are being shaped in the current context where communication is dominated by the social media. Candidates with expertise in statistical analysis of public attitudes as well as with expertise specifically on the analysis of social media and related specialized software are particularly encouraged to apply. An applicant must hold a PhD in the social sciences, with a strong publication and research track record on migration. The candidate must demonstrate comparative perspectives as well as analytical thinking beyond case studies. Fluency in English is required; French knowledge and international experience are assets. Previous experience in research fund raising is also an asset.

  2. Research Fellow: Migration, Mobility and the Future of Work

    In addition, they invite applications of interest for a Research Fellow in the broader field of Migration, Mobility and the Future of Work with a special focus on what has been termed ‘digital nomads’. The relevant candidate will have expertise on the issue of ‘placeless work’, remote work, engagement into digital platforms, with a focus on those people who tend to live in one place but work in another. Expertise on Canada is of interest but applications from people working in other countries or also other world regions are strongly encouraged. An applicant must hold a PhD in the social sciences, with a strong publication and research track record in migration. The candidate must demonstrate comparative perspectives as well as analytical thinking beyond case studies. Fluency in English is required; French knowledge and international experience are assets. Previous experience in research fund raising is also an asset.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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