The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research’s Successful Societies Program seeks a postdoctoral scholar working on the transnational transfer of institutions, to fill a Junior Fellow position in 2009-10. During his or her tenure, the Junior Fellow will be integrated as a member of the Successful Societies Program, participating in the three meetings held each year in various locations in North America. The Junior Fellow will also participate in CIFAR’s elite Junior Fellow Academy, interacting with peers in the Institute’s eleven other programs. Junior Fellows are young scholars not more than five years from the Ph.D., who have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree, including a successful thesis defense. Compensation is up to $50,000 CAD per year, including benefits. All travel expenses to CIFAR meetings will be reimbursed as per CIFAR’s travel policy. Applications will include a curriculum vitae, a summary of the pertinence of previous research for the Successful Society project (no longer than 500 words), a research proposal (no longer than 1000 words) and three letters of reference (only one may be from a CIFAR program member) must be received by [email protected] no later than February 7, 2009.