Postdoctoral Fellowships

Posting Date:

May 19, 2022

Job Title:

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Indigenous Education


Faculty of Education

Description of Area or Topic of Research:

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, the Indigenous Post-Doctoral Fellow will work closely with our WISE and ITEP programs to support Indigenous education programming and courses at the Faculty of Education. The successful candidate will be an emerging scholar with a demonstrated knowledge in Indigenous ways of knowing, teaching, and learning, and research methodologies, including the qualification of lived experience, and will demonstrate a commitment to working with Indigenous communities. The candidate will:

  • Participate in research and Indigenization initiatives at the Faculty including, but not limited to, support for various committees and events.
  • Support and guide graduate student research, teaching, and success, including acting as a co-supervisor, committee member, advisor, and mentor.
  • Provide workshops and training on Indigenous research methodologies and ways of knowing.
  • Teach three EDUC-WISE courses per year for the duration of the contract.
  • Support WISE student theses and projects, including support for research ethics applications and outreach to communities.
  • Undertake other duties as required in support of the Faculty.

Supervision and Academic Unit:

Will work closely with members of the Faculty, WISE program, ITEP program, and the SHARE research group.


$50,000/year in addition to an annual research fund of $5000

Start Date and Duration of Appointment:

2-year term, effective immediately

Required Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree with a specialization in Indigenous Education or related fields.
  • Demonstrated experience in course design and development.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform independent research as well as effectively communicate results both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work as part of a team including graduate, professional, and undergraduate students.
  • Teaching experience at a university/college setting.
  • Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates.

Required Documentation:

Applications will be reviewed by a committee and should include:

  • A research plan detailing your project (including how the research stipend will be used), the resources and/or faculty members that will contribute to your project, and how you will contribute to the Faculty.
  • Two reference letters.
  • Current C.V.

Application Deadline:

June 30, 2022

Application Procedure:

The University invites all qualified applicants to submit their application package to

If you have any questions, please e-mail Rebecca Carnevale at

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY: The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.

ACCOMMODATION IN THE WORKPLACE: The University has policies in place to support its employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee's accessibility needs due to disability. The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Rebecca Carnevale at

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