As the most prestigious postdoctoral award in Canada, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program provides the opportunity to bring top talent to join the research community at UBC.
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded to the very best postdoctoral researchers, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to Canada's economic, social and research-based growth.
At UBC, the internal Banting selection process is managed by the Postdoctoral Fellows Office. For official information, regulations and procedures, visit the Banting website.
To access the Vanier-Banting Academic CV template, visit the Canadian Common CV (CCV) site.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
FOR ALL APPLICANTS:
- UBC Internal Banting Competition Deadline: Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 11:59 PM PDT, NO EXCEPTIONS. Please note the UBC Internal Banting Competition is now closed.
FOR SELECTED UBC NOMINEES:
- Faculty of Medicine Deadline (this deadline is for all applicants from units within the Faculty of Medicine who have been selected from the UBC Internal Banting Competition as UBC nominees): Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 4:00 PM PDT
- Please consult with the Faculty of Medicine directly for internal requirements.
- Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program National Deadline: Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 20:00 EDT (17:00 PDT)
All candidates are responsible for meeting any UBC internal deadlines set by their faculties and/or departments. Please consult with your unit for any internal procedures and/or deadlines.
Please note that the UBC Internal Banting Competition is now closed for this year.
Updated Monday, July 12, 2021
Award Winner Spotlights
2017-2018 Banting Postdoctoral Fellow Kenjiro Shirane, using using mouse genetics and state-of-the-art sequencing technology, is researching the molecular basis of several human overgrowth syndromes, which will potentially lead to new avenues for treatment of these diseases.
Cellular and Physiological Sciences
By understanding variations and molecular mechanisms associated with the development of Type 2 diabetes, 2016-2017 Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Jelena Kolic, aims to make the implementation of personalized preventative and or therapeutic intervention strategies for T2D patients a reality.