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
For complete eligibility details, please refer to the eligibility criteria page on the Banting website.
Internal Application process
* Applicants must contact the UAlberta department and express interest in the Banting Fellowship as soon as possible.
* UAlberta uses a two-part process for Banting applications. All potential applicants must submit a preliminary application package.
* The department/faculties and UAlberta's Banting Committees will perform a preliminary assessment of qualified applicants.
Based on the preliminary assessments selected candidates will be invited to complete the full online Banting application and submit supporting documents.
Only invited applicants are required to complete the online application.
Invited applicants will be responsible for submission of complete application via ResearchNet by the September 20, 2017 deadline. Reference letters must also be submitted directly to ResearchNet by referees by this date.
Applications will be considered at the national Banting adjudication with results for the 2017-18 competition expected by Mid February, 2018.
University of Alberta Internal Timeline
For complete details, including important internal competition deadlines, please refer to documents below:
UAlberta's Banting Internal Process 2018 (to come)
2018 Timeline (to come)
Application/Nomination information for departments, supervisors and applicants:
Banting Preliminary Package Assessment Form (To come)
Proposed Supervisor's Guide
Referee Guide 2017
Subcommittee Guide 2017
Detailed Banting Fellowship Application Tasks
Here is the PDF PowerPoint Presentation
Internal UAlberta Banting Information Session March 14, 2018 presented by Dr. Declan Ali