Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships - Government of Canada

Job Offer Information

Country
Canada
Contact Email
Application Deadline
Job Description

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth.

The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to:

  • attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally
  • develop their leadership potential
  • position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow

Value: $70,000 per year (taxable)

Duration: 2 years (non-renewable)

Applicant eligibility
Citizenship and location of host institution

Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to apply, provided they meet the following conditions:

  • Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution.
  • Applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who obtained their PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree from a foreign university may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution.
  • Applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who obtained their PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree from a Canadian university may hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at either a Canadian institution or an institution outside of Canada.

For a list of eligible health professions, please see CIHR’s webpage.

Timelines

April – September 2018: Applicants seek endorsement from host institution to apply, prepare and submit application (institutions may have internal deadlines).

September 19, 2018: Deadline for complete application submission

October to December 2018: Evaluation of applications

Mid February, 2019: Anticipated announcement of results. Applicants will be notified by email when the results are available on ResearchNet.

April to October 2019: Payments begin