Job Posting: Northern Governance and Economy Conference
The Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies is looking for a PhD student to work on the Northern Governance and Economy Conference.
Students with a background or interest in Indigenous economies, economic development, business administration and development, Northern economic and social development are encouraged to apply. However applications from PhD students in related areas such as Indigenous governance, anthropology, sociology, etc will be considered.
Students should be willing to: Work on a project of relevance to Indigenous government(s) in the NWT; Work with a NWT based mentor who will guide their project; Be willing to undertake fieldwork in the NWT and/or with an Indigenous organization, prior to October 2012; Attend the conference as a working participant; Assist with editing an academic publication resulting from the conference.
Remuneration will be $15,000. See their blog post for more information.
Application deadline is May 4, 2012.
Note: If you've graduated with a PhD in northern research, they're also advertising for an Executive Director, Arctic Institute of North America, with an application deadline of May 15, 2012.