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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship 

September 2024 – August 2025

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies (SNF CHS) at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Hellenisms Past and Present, Local and Global Postdoctoral Fellowship. Our search committee welcomes applications that span disciplinary boundaries from candidates working on comparative approaches on the advertised fellowship theme. Applicants from all fields of the humanities and the social sciences are encouraged to apply.  

Situated atop Burnaby Mountain, east of downtown Vancouver, the SNF CHS is a major site for Hellenic Studies in North America. Affiliated faculty are members of the Department of Humanities and have expertise in Ancient, Byzantine, Early Modern and Modern Greek history, archaeology, literature and language. The successful applicant will join the faculty and students who make up our intellectual community and participate in the Centre’s seminar series, offering two formal talks on campus. The SNF CHS Postdoctoral Fellow will also offer one talk for a lay audience as part of the Centre’s outreach activities. While at Simon Fraser University, the SNF CHS Postdoctoral Fellow will have opportunities to engage with the content development activities of the SNF New Media Lab. The salary for this position is $50,000 CAD per year plus benefits. The advertised fellowship has a duration of one year. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Simon Fraser University is committed to an equity employment program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We particularly encourage applications from qualified women, aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. 

Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. within a maximum of FOUR years before the appointment date (September 2024) and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research project outline, and THREE letters of reference. All application materials should be submitted to the Director of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, Dr. Dimitris Krallis: hellenic@sfu.ca. Please include “Application for Postdoctoral Position” in the subject line of your email. 

Applications received by February 29 2024, will be given priority.

The SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies is looking for talented students, scholars, and educational professionals to bring Greece alive to our communities.

The SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies falls under the Department of Global Humanities. All Global Humanities Faculty, Sessional Instructor (SI), and Teaching Assistant (TA) positions will be posted on this page. SI and TA employment opportunities are also posted on the SFU Human Resources website.


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