[Beowulf] a postdoc in Canada

Geoff Jacobs gdjacobs at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 10:30:04 EDT 2008


Jim Lux wrote:
> Quoting "f.costen at cs.man.ac.uk" <fumie.costen at manchester.ac.uk>, on Tue
> 25 Mar 2008 04:21:54 AM PDT:
> 
>> Dear All,
>>
>> One of my friends is looking for a person
>> who can take up a postdoc for one year in Canada
>> ( 1500 canadian dollars  including tax per month )
>> This may be able to be extended subject to
>> successive grant availability.
> 
> Just curious, since I'm not in academia, but is this a typical
> compensation ($18,000/yr).  Is this for a full time job? Or is the
> person going to be out getting some other funds, and the subject
> research is just part of their overall work.  Or do they get some other
> stipend/living allowance.  (Here in California, this would be just about
> minimum wage: $8/hr = $16k/yr)
> 
> Jim Lux

No, that's a starvation wage. This must be just the portion of the grant
allocated for an additional post-doc. It might be filled out with an
NSERC grant or a teaching position at Lakehead.

-- 
Geoffrey D. Jacobs

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