Opportunities for Graduate Study: Memorial University

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Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2011-2012.

John Sandlos, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, is seeking two graduate students at the MA level to work on the project, “Abandoned Mines in Northern Canada: Historical Consequences and Mitigation of Current Impacts.”

Positions Available:

  • Two One Year Masters (MA) in History

In addition to completing required courses for the History MA, the successful candidates will develop a major paper project involving primary research on the history of mining in northern Canada, particularly the historical economic impact of mining in the region. Dr. Sandlos is seeking one student to work on mining in sub-Arctic Canada and another to work on Arctic Canada.

Comprehensive funding packages (minimum $12,000-$16,000/a plus research expenses are available), with opportunities to augment the amounts through scholarships or Graduate Assistantships.

Interested applicants should contact:

John Sandlos (jsandlos@mun.ca)

Although the funding packages are tied to the researchers, prospective students must follow the formal application process for graduate school at Memorial University of Newfoundland. For more information on the School of Graduate Studies go to https://www.mun.ca/sgs/.

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