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Call for Application: IDRC Research Awards 2017

Call for Application: IDRC Research Awards 2017

Call for Application: IDRC Research Awards 2017

 

Deadline: September 7, 2016

Call for application is on for the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Awards 2017. Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program, from January to December 2017, of research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective.

Benefits

  • Salary for one year (in Canada): CA$39,996 – CA$46,301,
  • Other benefits include Employer contributions to Employment Insurance, Employer Health Tax, Canada Pension Plan, and paid vacation leave. Some travel and research expenses are also supported, up to a maximum of CA$15,000.

Eligibility

Positions are available at IDRC’s head office in Ottawa, Canada and at the regional office for Sub-Saharan Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. Eligibility criteria differ for each location.

  • For the positions located at IDRC’s head office in Ottawa, this call is open to:
    • Canadians and permanent residents of Canada, pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed (within the last three years) a master’s or doctoral degree at a recognized university.
    • Citizens of developing countries, pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a Canadian university and who, prior to applying, have a student visa with a work permit valid in Canada until December 31, 2017, OR who have completed (within the last three years) a master’s or doctoral degree at a recognized university and who already have a work permit valid in Canada until December 31, 2017.
  • For the position located at IDRC’s Regional Office for Sub-Saharan Africa, in Nairobi, Kenya, this call is open to:
    • Citizens of Kenya pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed (within the last three years) a master’s or doctoral degree at a recognized university.
  • Your proposed research must focus on one or more developing countries.
  • Candidates cannot receive any other Canadian government scholarship, award, subsidy, bursary, or honorarium, or hold any federal government contract in support of a research/work project for the duration of the award; this includes any other IDRC award.

Application Process

  • Apply Online
  • Shortlisted candidates will need to submit the following documents:
    • Proof of citizenship or permanent residency,and, if required, a copy of a work permit valid in Canada until December 31, 2017
    • Official transcripts from your most recent completed degree AND of your current program (if applicable)
    • Confirmation of registration in a master’s or doctoral program (if applicable)
    • Curriculum Vitae
  • See details of documents required for this call.

 

 

For more information, visit IDRC Awards.

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