Cridaq Postdoctoral Fellowship on Democracy and Diversity


The members of the Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la diversité et la démocratie (CRIDAQ) are offering, for the 2023-2024 academic year, a postdoctoral fellowship of $40,000 (gross amount granted by the Center*), non-renewable. This internship must be used to carry out a project that falls within the scope of CRIDAQ’s research axes and themes under the supervision of one of its members, in a Quebec university.

General rules

  • In order to apply, candidates must have defended his/her thesis by September 1, 2023;
  • Candidate must have obtained their Ph.D after April 30, 2019;
  • Candidate must have sufficient knowledge of French to participate in CRIDAQ activities;
  • The doctoral thesis must not have been written under the supervision a regular member of CRIDAQ.

The CRIDAQ will offer to its fellow:

  • $ 40,000 (gross amount granted by the Center*);
  • An individual workstation;
  • Access to the host university facilities;
  • Assistance with the material organisation of the stay.

In return, the fellow is expected to:

  • Pursue the research project for which the postdoctoral fellowship was granted;
  • Participate, on a regular basis, in the activities (workshops, seminars, conferences, colloquia) organized by the CRIDAQ host university;
  • Present his/her current work to other researchers through the activities of the Center in the host university, as well as in at least one other partner university;
  • Provide scientific direction for the Séminaire jeunes chercheur.e.s du CRIDAQ to be held in 2024;
  • Ensure a regular presence on the premises of the university to which he/she is affiliated.

 Applications will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • The quality of the research project submitted and relevance to CRIDAQ’s mandate;
  • The quality of previous research and the ability of the candidate to benefit from/ and contribute to the activities of the Center.

Candidates should send the following documents:

  • A letter of motivation, written in French in which the candidate indicates which researchers he/she wishes to work with;
  • An email or letter from a regular member of CRIDAQ indicating their interest in supervising the work of the candidate;
  • A curriculum vitae (for submitted publications, please include a confirmation email);
  • A writing sample (book chapter, article or academic paper); Note that the work submitted must be written in either French or English;
  • A research proposal of about 1500 words, followed by a project timeline (1 page max);
  • Two letters of reference (directly sent to the Centre by email before the deadline:
Application date
1 academic year
Humanities : Anthropology & Ethnology, History
Social sciences : Demography, Economy, Geography, Gender studies, Identities, gender and sexuality, International Relations, Political science, Environmental Sciences, Sociology