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Horizon Postdoctoral Fellowships

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Research program title

Digital Educational Policy Architectures: Visual Accountability in Mexico and Canada

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Program description

Educational Institutions’ visual accountability and legitimation processes by academics in Canada and Mexico will be examined through a combination of digital and visual analysis, interviews, and educational policy document analysis. The post-doctoral fellow will assist in team coordination; data collection and analysis; presentations and publications. Digital & visual analysis work will be conducted to create a comprehensive image data base on visual accountability practices both formal and informal. In addition, a one-day summit will be organized to workshop results. All work will be conducted in both English and Spanish. Publications will be submitted to both English and Spanish journals.

Academic qualifications required

PhD in Education, Educational Policy, or Fields that emphasize Visual Literacy (i.e. Architecture, Visual Sociology) or related fields with experience in policy analysis and visual analysis.

Eligibility requirements

  • Applicants must not currently hold a postdoctoral appointment at Concordia
  • Priority will be given to postdoctoral fellows who have obtained their PhD from another university although in exceptional cases Concordia graduates may be considered
  • Applicants must adhere to the postdoctoral fellow eligibility criteria outlined in Concordia University’s Postdoctoral Policy


The Horizon position is expected to be filled as soon as possible but no later than August 31, 2023.

Submission process

  • All documents must be submitted to Maria-Carolina Cambre
  • Please include the reference number with your application

Application checklist

  • One to three (1-3) page research statement demonstrating fit with the program described above 
  • Current curriculum vitae demonstrating research excellence and a capacity for leadership in the domain (maximum 5 pages)
  • Two letters of reference from academic supervisors or current employers to be sent via e-mail directly to: Maria-Carolina Cambre


The prestigious two-year Horizon Postdoctoral Fellowships are valued at $50,000 per year plus benefits and full access to Concordia’s services, including GradProSkills.

Concordia University is a vibrant research and teaching environment, with state-of-the-art research facilities and many research centers. Concordia is located in Montreal, Canada, a diverse and creative city, often ranked as offering one of the best quality of living experiences in North America.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.


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