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Post-Doctoral Training

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Showcasing Post-Doctoral Research

We are pleased to announce that we have added a new section to the Office of Post-Doctoral Training website to showcase the excellent research that post-docs contribute to the Queen's community. In the new "Research" section, we feature post-doctoral work from all disciplines. If you are a Queen's post-doc interested in adding an article on your research to the mix, please get in touch via email at



Updated guidelines for SARC Postdoctoral Fellow Support Program now available

The Office of the Vice-Principal (Research) is administering the SARC PDF Support Program. The objective of this program is to attract outstanding post-doctoral fellows to Queen’s. Funding in the amount of $30,000 is intended to provide support for one year to post-docs who have applied for external agency support and who have indicated their intention to hold the Postdoctoral Fellowship at Queen’s University.


American Association of University Women International Fellowships

The International Fellowship program has been in existence since 1917. The program provides support for one year of graduate or postgraduate study in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. (Women holding dual citizenship in the U.S. and another country are not eligible.) Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work. Fellowships are available for study in the U.S. A limited number of awards are available to women who are members of the International Federation of University Women for study in any country other than their own.


The Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain announces Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain (SCGB) is pleased to announce a postdoctoral fellowship program to support work at the interface of theory and experiment on the nature, role and mechanisms of neural activity that produces cognition. Of particular interest is work that emphasizes the recording and perturbation of population neural data at cellular resolution, and the application of advanced statistical analysis and modeling to such data.


SGS Career Week Provides Support for Careers in Academia and Beyond

From October 14th to 17th, Queen’s graduate students and post-doctoral fellows were invited to attend Career Week – a series of workshops designed to provide support for career exploration and preparation. The topics of the sessions ranged from entrepreneurship and social innovation, best practices for LinkedIn profiles, CVs and cover letters, to discussion panels with employers and alumni from various sectors, such as academia, government, non-profit and business.