Biochemistry

Postdoctoral Research

The Department of Biochemistry offers excellent opportunities for postdoctoral research. Our department provides an intensive, collaborative environment for research in various aspects of the scientific community. Individual faculty members are well funded and provide state of the art research facilities.

Salary support for fellows may come from either investigators' research grants or through a competition from one of the following granting agencies:

 

Izaak Walton Killam/ Grant Notley Memorial Fellowship

The Izaak Walton Killam/Grant Notley Memorial Fellowship has a stipend of $46,000 per year, for 2 yrs. 2018 Competition Deadline: TBA (expected to be in Dec 2018, based on last years competition).

 

CIHR Fellowship

The CIHR Fellowship has a stipend of $40,000 per year, for up to 3 years and also has a $5,000 research allowance. 2018 Competition External Deadline: TBA (expected to be in Nov 2018, based on last year’s competition).

 

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship has a stipend of $45,000 per year, for 2 years. 2018 Competition External Deadline: October 15th, 2018.

 

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Banting Fellowship has a stipend of $70,000 per year, for 2 years (non-renewable).

External Deadline: September 19th, 2018 (*check with department/faculty for internal deadlines). More information about the Banting Fellowship is available from the Postdoctoral Fellows Office.

 

 

*Additional funding information is available from the Postdoctoral Fellows Office.


Find out more about becoming a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry by contacting the Biochemistry Academic Researchers Association (BARA), the Biochemistry PDF and RA association.

 

Postdoctoral Leaders in Biochemistry Award
 
Awarded for the best research article published (print or epub) in the previous calendar year by a first author Postdoctoral Fellow.

The Department of Biochemistry offers excellent opportunities for postdoctoral research. The Department provides an intensive, collaborative environment for research in various aspects of the scientific community. Individual faculty members are well funded and provide state of the art research facilities.
 
Salary support for fellows may come from either investigators' research grants or through a competition from one of the following granting agencies:
 
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship Award has a stipend of $40,000 per year with a Research Allowance of $5,000.
 
The Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions Fellowship Award is $35,000 and also has a $3,000 annual research allowance.
 
The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada has a stipend of $40,000 per annum with a travel allowance for scientific purposes of $1,500.
 
For more information, contact one of the faculty members of the Department of Biochemistry, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada or Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions.  Additional information is also available from the Postdoctoral Fellows Office.

You might also want to contact one of the postdoctoral fellows who work in the Department of Biochemistry.  They are listed in the Department Directory.  For other available positions in the Department, please refer to the University of Alberta Human Resources website.
- See more at: http://biochem.med.ualberta.ca/Education/Pages/Postdoctoral-Fellows.aspx#sthash.90C4I6jH.d
  • Award Recipients
    2017 Ray Amith PubMed.gov
    2016 Ray Amith PubMed Central
    2015 Magnus Friis
    2014 Haiyang Bie
    PubMed.gov
    2013 Jelske van der Veen
    PubMed.gov
    2012 Marcelo Marcet-Palacois
    PubMed.gov
    2011 Matthew Schellenberg
    2010 Jun Lu
    Roxana Nechifor