Economic and Cultural Transformation – (2) Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Posted 2 years ago

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Date posted: 2022-01-10
Advertised until: 2022-03-11

Assisting the Jarislowsky Chair:
The work of the Fellow will be determined at the discretion of Dr. Tony Fang in fulfillment of the mandate of the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Economic and Cultural Transformation—to promote research in the areas of global talent management, labour market dynamics, demographic changes, and strategies for immigration retention and integration.


  1. Assisting the Chair in research related to the recruitment, retention and labour market integration of recent immigrants to Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador.
  2. Assisting with the preparation of research proposals for the SSHRC Grants and other grants.
  3. Assisting with securing the conference grants to host workshops or conferences to engage local community partners.
  4. Analyzing data from our various employer surveys, public pinion surveys, and qualitative data of interviews, focus groups, and public consultations and preparing reports based on the research findings.
  5. Submitting at least two joint or single authored papers to reputable refereed academic journals in the fields of migration, economics, sociology, and management over the period of the fellowship.
  6. Presenting at least twice at the Memorial Labour/Migration Seminar Series, or national/international migration conferences about their postdoctoral research during the course of the fellowship.
  7. Supervising undergraduate and graduate student assistants as requested.
  8. Other duties as required.

Dr. Fang will provide academic supervision for the Fellow and provide guidance and support to his/her work.

The successful applicant will have completed all requirements for a doctorate or equivalent degree in any of the wide range of disciplines related to the research area prior to taking up the position. Previous experience in international migration, cultural change, or other policy relevant research is a definite asset. A high proficiency in a statistical package such as STATA (preferred) or SPSS, and SAS is required.

Annual Salary: Negotiable, depending on qualifications.

Time period: One-year, renewable.
Start Date: July 1, 2022.

Location: Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Interested applicants should submit a current CV, a one-page statement of research plans, 1-2 writing samples (publications) or a thesis chapter, and contact information of three referees to Dr. Tony Fang ( at the address indicated below.

Dr. Tony Fang, Professor, FRSA
Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Economic and Cultural Transformation
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Economics
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Bruneau Centre for Innovation and Research (IIC), 2010B
Phone: (709) 864-3779

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