Call for applications: IMFG Richard M. Bird Postdoctoral Fellowship – deadline April 26

Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) at the University of Toronto offers a $60,000 CAD Richard M. Bird Postdoctoral Fellowship to support researchers who have recently completed their PhD or will have completed it by September 1, 2024. Fellowship recipients will prepare two original research papers for publication by IMFG and present their research through two seminars. Depending on the recipient’s interests and IMFG’s research agenda, the recipient may also develop and organize IMFG conferences, events or roundtables and engage in various other research projects at the institute. Relevant disciplines could include economics, public finance, economic development, planning, urban studies, geography, sociology, political science, law or another field which draws upon the skills required for the analysis of public policy, especially in the areas of municipal finance and governance.

The recipient is expected to live in Toronto, Canada, while pursuing their research, where they will have the opportunity to participate generally in the larger U of T community during the 2024-2025 academic year. IMFG is situated within U of T’s School of Cities, allowing the recipient to benefit from the broad network associated with the school and its affiliates.

The deadline for applications is April 26. For more details, please visit IMFG’s website.

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