C.A.S.T. Call for Proposals - WINTER 2018
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CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE C.A.S.T. RESEARCHER IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM
DEADLINE: September 29, 2017
(4:00pm)

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 position is a 4-month appointment in the Faculty of Architecture, beginning in January 2018 and extends to the end April 2018. In addition to their research work, the Researcher in Residence would be 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 the Faculty’s annual Year End Exhibition, using C.A.S.T. as an exhibition space. Exposing their research work to many local industry professionals, faculties and the general public.

FUNDING

While it is expected, that applicants come with financial support of their own, it should be noted that there will be a maximum stipend of $5,000.00 given to the successful applicant for materials,equipment and living expenses.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Proposal must be electronically submitted in PDF format to the C.A.S.T. coordinator at Liane.Veness@umanitoba  no later than 4:00pm on September 29th, 2017
 
PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS

All applicants must submit:

  • A resume or curriculum vitae
  • A research statement and proposal outlining the applicant’s research expertise and proposed research project to be carried out at C.A.S.T. (Maximum 5 pages)
  • A digital portfolio
  • Two letters of recommendation

SELECTION PROCESS

All proposals will be reviewed by the C.A.S.T. Committee, and the selected applicant will be contacted and notified of the committee decision by October 13th

Please note that Non-Canadian residents may be required to obtain a visa. If applicable visa information and a letter of will be provided to the selected Researcher.


 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Proposal must be electronically submitted in PDF format to the C.A.S.T coordinator at Liane.Veness@umanitoba  no later than 4:00pm on September 29th, 2017