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Reflecting on 2022: Important initiatives taking flight at FGS

Reflecting on 2022: Important initiatives taking flight at FGS

York developed its most recent University Academic Plan (UAP) in 2020, which included a university-wide challenge to contribute to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs act as a framework to take urgent action in 17 areas that are critical to ensure peace and prosperity for people and the planet. York’s SDG challenge […]

Communications Preferences

Communications Preferences

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is committed to providing graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff with an informative and respectful email communications experience. Beginning fall 2015, and with the support of University Information Technology (UIT) and the Division of Students, FGS has adopted a new bulk email software to communicate important registrarial information, funding, […]

Professional Development

Professional Development

Mentorship and Affiliations Postdoctoral Fellows at York benefit from the mentorship of their faculty supervisor(s) and from others in their departments and in other research units. Postdoctoral Fellows are also encouraged to connect with research centres and institutes focusing on research related to their research areas. Connecting with these units can provide valuable opportunities to […]

Annual Welcome

Annual Welcome

Orientation for New Postdoctoral Fellows The Faculty of Graduate Studies hosts an annual postdoctoral Welcome and Orientation day. This will consist of an informational orientation session about policies, practices and resources on campus, followed by a networking and celebratory reception to follow. Please consult the Faculty of Graduate Studies website for information on the annual orientation events. […]

Definitions

Definitions

PDF vs. PDV Postdoctoral researchers at York are categorized as either Postdoctoral Fellows (PDFs) or Postdoctoral Visitors (PDVs). The categories depend on where the fellowship was created or originated. If the fellowship is offered by any body external to York, the incumbent is categorized as a PDF. If the fellowship is created by a researcher […]

Finding a Supervisor

Finding a Supervisor

How to Seek a Postdoctoral Fellow position at York Any individual interested in becoming a Postdoctoral Fellow at York is responsible for taking the required first step of securing the support of at least one prospective supervisor who is a York faculty member. Requests and/or proposals for this support must be made directly by the […]

Prospective Fellows

Prospective Fellows

Postdoctoral researchers at York University are early-career researchers working under the general supervision of a faculty member. Research conducted by postdocs makes an important contribution to York’s research community and enables the postdoctoral fellow to deepen and diversify professional development, and improve qualifications for a more permanent faculty position in research and/or teaching and/or in […]

News

News

Contact

Contact

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