$45,000 Carleton University, Canada 2022 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Critical Public History and Museology

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Carleton University’s Department of History and Carleton Centre for Public History are looking for candidates for a postdoctoral fellowship in Critical Public History and Museology. Applications can be submitted until April 15, 2018. The beginning of the contract is scheduled to take place on August 1, 2022, and it will last for a total of two years. The postdoctoral scholar will be participating in projects that investigate the beginnings and legacies of settler colonialism in collection creation and scientific practice in the Canadian Museum of Civilization.


Nature (CMN) with an emphasis on the northern regions of Canada. The purpose of this fellowship is to provide a report on the othering that has occurred historically, institutionally, and systemically. in terms of knowledges, populations, and locations by means of the research and collection practices at the the Canadian Museum of Nature, as well as the institutions that came before it, including the Geological Survey of Canada, The National Museum of Canada and the National Museum of Natural Sciences are two of Canada’s most popular attractions. The job done by the fellow will also help to the ongoing development of a framework being carried out by the Canadian Museum of Nature in order to promote scientific and data collection approaches that are more responsible and ethical. The results of this can be seen in


In addition, communities and partners in the North will have access to research through previously established channels. collaborations between institutions, as well as memorandums of understanding and agreements. If there is enough time, the In addition to this, the fellow will assist the CMN in asking communities and partners in the North what, if any additional research that they are hoping will be carried out by the time this fellowship is over. The postdoctoral fellow’s primary responsibilities will include conducting research in archives and conducting oral histories. conducting most of the interviews in the Ottawa-Gatineau metropolitan area but also conducting some in Nunavut and Manitoba if time and resources permit. The Territories of the Northwest. Instruction on the collection management system (Emu) used by CMN, as well as oral history, as well as archival approaches will be offered depending on the necessity. In addition to that, the participant will acquire mentoring of a professional nature provided by a diverse group of non-Indigenous and Indigenous personnel, consultants, and members of the board of directors of both the Canadian Museum of Nature and the Canadian Museum of Nature Foundation, in addition to individuals attending Carleton University.


About Scholarship Provider

Carleton University’s campus covers a land area of 62 hectares and is situated in the vicinity of downtown Ottawa on Algonquin territory, which is bounded to the west by the Rideau Canal and to the east by the Rideau River. More than 35 buildings make up the campus, all of which are connected to one another by more than 5 kilometers of underground tunnels. The infrastructure and amenities offered by each of the buildings are of the highest possible standard. Over two million books, tapes, magazines, microfilms, CDs, maps, government papers, and archival items are housed in the MacOdrum Library’s collection.

In addition to a number of academic buildings that are devoted to a variety of educational subjects and activities for students, the campus features four buildings that are specifically designed for athletics and sports. These include the fieldhouse, the ice house, the physical recreation center, and the university gymnasium. In addition, there are a number of restaurants and cafeterias on campus to cater to the gastronomic requirements of the student body.



The academic offerings at Carleton University include a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate programs in a variety of academic disciplines, including the arts, languages, history, psychology, philosophy, engineering, design, law, economics, journalism, sciences, and business, amongst others. The institution is home to more than 30,000 full-time and part-time students in addition to a faculty that is comprised of more than 900 qualified and renowned individuals. It has a number of international collaborations that span over 30 nations, and these are designed to support research and academic exchange programs. In addition to this, it has created agreements with many industries, which help to give students with chances for practical training and employment. Students are provided with direction and assistance along the career path of their choosing via the university’s career services, which include a variety of activities such as career fairs, networking nights, and workshops.

More than 125,000 people from all around the world have graduated from Carleton University, and among them are a number of illustrious figures. Jim Watson is serving as Mayor of Ottawa at the present time. Programmer and author Ryan North works in the field of computer science. He is most well-known for being the inventor of “Dinosaur Comics” and the writer of “The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl,” both of which brought him a great deal of attention. Wordstruck and Burden of Desire are two of the novels that Robert MacNeil, a former TV news anchor and now a novelist, is best known for creating. Michelle Douglas is a well-known advocate for civil and human rights. John Manley was a former member of Canada’s cabinet and held the position of deputy prime minister. Rosemary Barton is a well-known journalist who is best recognized for her role as co-anchor of the nightly CBC News broadcast titled “The National.” Carleton University is connected to the careers of a great many other noteworthy people. In fields as varied as engineering, business, high technology, mathematics and science, public affairs, architectural design, industrial design, journalism, the arts, and the social sciences, cutting-edge undergraduate and graduate degree programs are provided. Carleton provides its students with a wide range of possibilities to engage in interdisciplinary work, travel across international borders, and investigate novel points of view. There is a possibility of obtaining a co-op placement in each and every one of the courses that are offered in the engineering, business, arts, and social sciences programs. Comprehensive support systems, including support available around the clock for students who have disabilities, enable students achieve academic success.


Research is a significant focus at Carleton University, which is home to many eminent academics and scientists. Students have access to invaluable chances for hands-on research, travel, and other enriching experiences in the nation’s capital, across Canada, and all over the world as a result of innovative educational initiatives that place an emphasis on experiential learning. The research opportunities available on campus are improved thanks to partnerships with significant organizations and institutes on a national and worldwide scale. Research funding climbed by a greater percentage in 2019 (a growth of 29%) than it did at any other comprehensive or medical university in the country.

Aerospace, autonomous cars, sustainability and the environment, big data science and policy, physics, health and health policy, cybersecurity, biomedical engineering, Indigenous studies, and global affairs are some of the university’s many research strengths.




Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Carleton University

Scholarship Country: Canada

Scholarship Worth: $45,000  

Study Level: Fellowship

Nationality: International Students



Scholarship Offer:

An annual stipend of £18,000, which includes the outer London allowance and full-time tuition fees for 36 months, will be awarded to the selected candidates by Brunel University London.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

1) Completion of a doctoral program in a field that is relevant to the scope of the research objectives, such as history, public history, critical heritage, library, information, and archival studies, art history, cultural studies, anthropology, sociology, geography, or any other discipline that is relevant to the field. (It is important to note that “finished PhD” refers to the beginning of the fellowship, rather not necessary at the time of the application.)

2) The capacity to maintain a residence in the National Capital area

3) The majority of the study will be conducted using resources in the English language; nonetheless, the fellow will be required to carry out some study on French archival materials. Both French and Inuktitut are regarded as powerful language assets.

4) Previous experience working with other people on research projects is another valuable quality to possess.




The Carleton University, Canada 2022 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Critical Public History and Museology  is open to all International Students


Outstanding international students who can provide evidence of their academic excellence will be eligible for the International Achievement Scholarship as well as the International Elite and Diversity Awards. These awards are intended to encourage the recipients to continue their education by providing financial assistance in the form of scholarships.


Application Procedure

  • Please send your application to [email protected] in a single document. Thank you. The following items should be included in your application materials: I a cover letter that discusses career aspirations, research interests, and reasons for applying; ii) your curriculum vitae; and iii) contact information for two (2) references. Kindly use the same email address.
  • address to contact in order to ask any questions that you may have regarding this position and/or the application process. The
  • The application date is the 24th of June in 2022. (or until the position is filled).


Application Deadline

The application deadline for Carleton University, Canada 2022 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Critical Public History and Museology Is June 24, 2022

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