For Supervisors

Academic supervisors have a significant role in the research development and career transition of postdoctoral fellows. The following resources can assist faculty with the various stages of the fellowship term.


Interview Checklist for Postdoctoral Fellows and Supervisors

Administrative Checklist Prior to Arrival of Postdoctoral Fellow

How to appoint a Postdoc
New appointment template letter
Reappointment template letter
Postdoc ad template


Supervisors must pay for supplemental benefits in addition to the fellowship stipend. Changes to the original contract likely will require notification to the postdoctoral fellow and the PDF Office.

Career and Research Development

Mapping your Future (IDP for postdocs)
List of training opportunities on campus
Where do my postdocs go?

Office of the VP (Research & Innovation)

Requests to extend a fellowship for individuals who completed their PhD, within the past five years or within 10 years of a MD, DDS or equivalent must be approved by the Associate Vice-President of Research (AVP). The AVP can be consulted for issues that require conflict resolution.

Postdoctoral Fellows Dispute Resolution Procedure
Postdoctoral Fellows Discipline Procedure

Forms Cabinet