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VISTA Postdoctoral Fellowships at York University in Canada, 2023

York University is inviting applications for VISTA Postdoctoral Fellowships. The fellowship will provide financial support to high-caliber scholars doing postdoctoral research that is aligned with the VISTA program under the supervision of a VISTA core member.

Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA) is a collaborative research program funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF, 2016-2023) that builds on York’s world-class interdisciplinary research in biological and computer vision.

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Founded in 1959, York University is a top-ranked international teaching and research university in Canada. It has 11 faculties and 28 research centers. It has over 120 undergraduate programs with 17-degree types (BA, iBA, BHS, BSc, iBSc, BBA, iBBA, BEng, BES, BDes, BPA, BFA, BCom, BEd, BDEM, BHRM, BScN, BSW) and offers over 170-degree options.

Why study at York University? The York University Faculty Association represents York’s approximately 1500 full-time faculty and academic librarians and archivists. York admits to 30 international degrees offering international language study and opportunities to study abroad at more than 100 international universities. Its international students represent over 150 countries around the world.

Application Deadline: Friday, May 12th, 2023.

Scholarship Description:

  • Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing a postdoctoral program.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships Science to Applications (VISTA).
  • Scholarship Award:
  • Fellowship: Minimum $55,000/year + benefits for up to 24 months; + Annual research allowance $7,500 and + Annual networking allowance $1,000
  • Distinguished Fellowship: Minimum $70,000/year + benefits for up to 24 months; + Annual research allowance $7,500 and + Annual networking allowance $1,000
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in Canada

VISTA Postdoctoral Fellowships at York University in Canada, 2023

Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible to apply:
  • Your application must be supported by a VISTA Core Member who would become your supervisor.
  • VISTA Associate Members are eligible as co-supervisors with a VISTA Core Member;
  • You must hold a doctorate in an area that falls within the VISTA mandate;
  • A PhD or equivalent degree must be completed by the start date;
  • Postdoctoral Fellows who hold an external award (e.g. NSERC) at York and who have not previously held a VISTA Postdoctoral Award are eligible to apply for a one-year extension from VISTA during the final year of their award;
  • Postdoctoral candidates who are employed at York University under the category of ‘Postdoctoral Visitor’ are only eligible to apply to VISTA during their first 6 months of employment (or until the first available VISTA Postdoctoral Award application deadline, whichever comes first);
  • VISTA Postdoctoral Fellowship or Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship applicants may not apply to work within the same research environment (i.e. institution or supervisor) where they completed their PhD.

Application Procedure

  • How to Apply: Apply to the VISTA Postdoctoral Fellowship competition. Email the following completed forms and documents to [email protected]
  • Applicants for the VISTA Postdoctoral Fellowship may be considered for the Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship with the inclusion of additional documentation as outlined:
  • Identify and confirm a VISTA Core Member as your supervisor. VISTA Associate Members are eligible as co-supervisors with a Core Member.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit all the following documents to support the application.
  • Application form.
  • A one-page summary of the proposed research.
  • Voluntary self-identification survey.
  • Postdoctoral Supervisor Form.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Two Letters of Reference. Note – letters should be sent directly from Referees to [email protected]
  •  The proposed/current supervisor provided a letter of support.
  • Use the application checklist to ensure your package is complete.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants to the Distinguished award must include a letter of support from the Proposed Supervisor in their application (5 pages maximum).
  • English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of the English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Benefits

VISTA Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Minimum $55,000/year for up to 2 years
  • Annual research allowance $7,500
  • Annual networking allowance of $1,000

Distinguished PostDoc Fellowship

  • Minimum $70,000/year for up to 2 years
  • Annual research allowance $7,500
  • Annual networking allowance of $1,000

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