OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE CAST RESEARCHER IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM
FALL TERM / WINTER TERM
Academic and industry researchers from around the world are invited to submit proposals to participate in the upcoming Research in Residence program at The Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology (C.A.S.T.) in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba.The appointment invites researchers to apply whose interests explore the forming and testing of objects and building systems made from cast materials such as concrete, plaster and ceramics and/or those interestd in innovative casting methodologies.
The position is a 4-month appointment* in the Faculty of Architecture, beginning in either September 2019 and extending to the end of December (FALL) or in January 2020 and extending to the end of April. (Winter)
The appointment allows for the Researcher in Residence to offer public lectures, participatory workshops (open to all students and faculty alike), and have full access to the facilities and work spaces at C.A.S.T., our FabLab, woodworking and metalworking shops.
The candidate would also have the opportunity to showcase their work at Faculty’s Exhibitions and publications, exposing their research work to many local industry professionals, faculties and the general public.
* Duration of appointment may vary depending on the background, affiliation and circumstances of the applicant.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
Proposal must be electronically submitted in PDF format to the C.A.S.T. coordinator at Liane.Veness@umanitoba
no later than midnight on August 1st, 2019
While it is expected, that applicants come with financial support of their own, it should be noted that this appointment will be generously funded by Canadian Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute (CPCI) and a stipend of $8,000.00 will offered to successful applicants. Successful candidates may also benefit from short-term teaching appointments in the faculty based on the circumstances at the time. This may be negotiated upon offer.
Candidates will be reviewed and shortlisted by the C.A.S.T. Committee. Once selected applicants will be contacted and notified of the committee decision. Non-Canadian residents may be required to obtain a visa. Once accepted as the Research in Residence, visa information will be provided.
For more information about the C.A.S.T. facility and research please visit