Today, the Munk School of Global Affairs announced that applications for a 2011-2012 Canada Centre for Global Security Studies-Citizen Lab Post-Doctoral Fellowship are now being accepted. The fellowship will be awarded to a scholar with a project in the general thematic areas of Internet governance, cyber security, or information controls.
The Canada Centre for Global Security Studies attracts top researchers in global affairs engaged in innovative, interdisciplinary work. Fellows receive a competitive annual stipend, work space and staff support, and the opportunity to re-apply for a second year of funding. They will become members of a vibrant community of faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and students with wide-ranging interests in information communication technologies, human rights, and global affairs.
The Citizen Lab is an interdisciplinary laboratory based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto focusing on advanced research and development at the intersection of digital media, global security, and human rights. It attracts top researchers in global affairs engaged in innovative, interdisciplinary work.
Applications should include a three-page (maximum) description of proposed research, curriculum vitae, and a letter of recommendation from a doctoral supervisor that may be sent under separate cover. They should be sent to: Mr. Masashi Crete-Nishihata, Research Manager, Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Pl., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3K7. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2011, notification by June 1, 2011, and start date of August 1, 2011.
See the Munk School of Global Affairs posting here.