The Provost’s Program for Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Scholars provides funding to emerging scholars who are prepared to engage in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research at the University of Waterloo. The goals of the program are to grow the culture of interdisciplinary research at the University and provide an opportunity for the next generation of researchers to solve global challenges through innovation that can only be achieved by approaches beyond disciplinary boundaries.
The Provost’s Program for Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Scholars invites applications for the inaugural award, which provides successful candidates with annual support that includes a salary of $60,000 plus a benefits package. The scholars will also receive a one-time research fund of $5,000 at the time of their appointment. The value of the support demonstrates the importance of and commitment to interdisciplinary research at Waterloo. The maximum term of the appointment is 2 years.