< Opportunities | Wednesday, June 12, 2024

SDGs Scholars Academy – Call for Nominations for Fellows

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The SDGs@UofT Institutional Strategic Initiative (ISI) and the Institutes for Resilient and Inclusive Societies and Ecosystems (iRISE) are pleased to announce the second call for nominations for fellows of the SDGs Scholars Academy.

The SDGs Scholars Academy is a think tank that brings together and support a global community of scholars, policy makers and practitioners in open discussion and dialogue to conduct convergence research that disrupts status quo thinking and addresses complex issues crucial to sustainable development. It mobilizes knowledge critical to advancing resilient, just, equitable, and sustainable futures, based on the current and next iteration of the SDG framework post 2030.

Nominations for Fellows

We are seeking nominations for fellows to the Academy. The following eligibility requirements must be followed to nominate a fellow:

  • Candidates will be full-time faculty members with their primary appointment at the University of Toronto.
  • Candidates will be researchers whose scholarship is relevant to multiple SDGs who are interested in leading and participating in the synthesis and catalyst research activities. They will have an appointment for up to four years if they are a faculty member at the University of Toronto, renewable once.
  • Candidates will have a proven commitment to partnership and collaboration, and engagement in local, national, or international fora.
  • Candidates should demonstrate their commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through their scholarship and use of anti-oppression praxis in their teaching and research where applicable.
  • Candidates will demonstrate potential to (1) accelerate convergence research that reflects epistemological and methodological diversity, and (2) empower trainees to engage in convergence research related to the SDGs.

Nomination Process & Deadline

Full-time faculty can nominate a colleague or self-nominate. 

Details about the nomination process are posted on the SDGs@UofT website.

Nominations must be uploaded to the completed nomination form by Monday, August 19, 2024.

All inquiries or technical questions can be sent via email to sdg.admin@utoronto.ca.

About the SDGs@UofT

The new Institutes for Resilient and Inclusive Societies and Ecosystems (iRISE) is dedicated to solving complex problems facing society. The SDGs@UofT is an Institutional Strategic Initiative (ISI) that is a key part of iRISE. It seeks to catalyze positive convergence research that guides effective actions on the SDGs and informs future global goals for an equitable and sustainable future.

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