EEB Visiting Fellow

This fellowship is meant to support world-class researchers wishing to visit Toronto for periods of 6-12 months during their sabbatical.  The value is up to $25K per year of expenses paid for the Fellow (e.g., travel, accommodation, etc.).  Fellows are expected to become active members of the department during their stay. This includes regularly attending departmental seminars, discussion groups and socials.  In addition, in collaboration with EEB faculty and graduate students, Fellows will organize an international workshop on an agreed upon topic.  Costs of the workshop will be supported up to $5K.
Applicants should provide a cover letter (maximum of two pages) identifying the faculty member(s) with whom she or he will undertake her/his sabbatical, the period of time when the sabbatical will occur within our department, an overview of the proposed research to be undertaken, and a general topic for the workshop to be developed.  Applicants should include their CV with the cover letter and submit applications (as Adobe PDF files) to Don Jackson, Chair, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (  The department will typically fund one Visiting Fellow each year, but this practice may vary depending on the applications received.  The application deadline is September 30, 2016 for the 2017-2018 Fellowship.