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The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to Canada's economic, social and research‑based growth. Across Canada, seventy Banting Fellowships are awarded annually with an equal distribution among CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC.
The objectives of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program are to:
- Attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally
- Develop leadership potential
- Position postdoctoral fellows for success as research leaders of tomorrow
ResearchNet Application Portal Opens:
Deadline to Apply (SFU Internal):
SFU's Strategic Research Plan:
Successful holders of this award may be eligible to be nominated for the SSHRC Talent Award.
Featured Award Recipient
Dr. Meanwell completed his Department of Chemistry PhD from the Faculty of Science. (NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship & Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship)
Amber is an education Postdoctoral Fellow investigating how storied resistances against rape culture are enacted online through young adult (YA) fanfiction. (Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship)
Dr. Letham examines shoreline changes in the Northwest Coast of North America.
Dr. Jones' research will study the influence of external interventions on microbiome composition.
Dr. Wilson studies the social-ecological diversity and resilience in Canadian fisheries.
How to Apply
Review SFU's internal selection deadline and prepare your draft application package
All interested candidates must submit the following items to GPS by SFU's internal deadline (see below). Note: Full descriptions of each item are found on the Banting Competition Memo.
Complete full applicationOnly selected candidates will be invited to complete the full Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship application. Those going forward will be given guidance in completing their full application. SFU is very selective and only chooses the most competitive candidates to complete the full Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship application. Those going forward will work with their supervisor and an Associate Dean to complete their full application.
At this time, final candidates will be given the Institutional letter of Endorsement and the full application must be submitted online by the date set by ResearchNet. Please don't argue the submission time with GPS Staff; ResearchNet is not our system and we cannot provide extensions.
|April 14||ResearchNet application portal opens|
||Preliminary Application deadline: submit draft CCV and attachments to email@example.com
|July 30 August 13||Candidates will be informed about their status
|August 26 Anytime before September 10||Selected candidates must complete their final application and submit for final review
|September 15||Nominated candidates will be provided their institutional letter of endorsement
5:00 pm PT
8:00 pm ET
|Full application submitted in ResearchNet