Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

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.

  • Annual Value: $70,000 CAD per year for two years
  • Award Status: Active
  • UBC Internal Submission Deadline:  Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM PDT, NO EXCEPTIONS
  • National Banting Deadline:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 20:00 EDT (17:00 PDT)

At UBC, the internal Banting selection process is managed by the Postdoctoral Fellows Office. For official information, regulations and procedures, visit the Banting website.

IMPORTANT DATES

FOR ALL APPLICANTS:
  • UBC Internal Banting Competition Deadline: The UBC Internal Banting Competition for 2018-2019 is now closed. Please check back in spring 2019 for information about the 2019-2020 competition.
FOR SELECTED UBC NOMINEES: 
  • Faculty of Medicine Deadline (for all applicants applying through units within the Faculty of Medicine): Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM PDT
    • Please consult with the Faculty of Medicine directly for internal requirements. 
  • Office of Research Services Deadline - UBC Vancouver: Monday, September 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT 
  • Office of Research Services Deadline - UBC Okanagan: Monday, September 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT 
  • Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program National Deadline: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 20:00 EDT (17:00 PDT) via ResearchNet

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.

Updated Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Application procedures AND DEADLINES

UBC Internal Banting Competition 

The UBC Internal Banting Competition for 2018-2019 is now closed. Please check back in spring 2019 for information about the 2019-2020 competition.

UBC Submission Requirements

The UBC Internal Banting Competition for 2018-2019 is now closed. Please check back in spring 2019 for information about the 2019-2020 competition.

    For Applicants Selected as UBC Nominees

    Applicants who are selected as UBC nominees are responsible for meeting the following additional deadlines before submitting the final application to Banting via ResearchNet. All candidates are responsible for meeting any internal procedures and/or deadlines set by their faculties and/or departments. Please consult with your faculty and/or unit for this information. 

    • Faculty of Medicine Deadline (for all applicants applying through units within the Faculty of Medicine): Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM PDT
      • Packages must be submitted to the Faculty of Medicine before submission to ORS. Please contact Bryan Wong, Grant Application Officer, at bryan.wong@ubc.ca for information about the Medicine submission. 
    • Office of Research Services Deadline - UBC Vancouver: Monday, September 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT 
    • Office of Research Services Deadline - UBC Okanagan: Monday, September 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT 
    • Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program National Deadline: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 20:00 EDT (17:00 PDT) via ResearchNet

    Information on Office of Research Services (ORS) submission guidelines is available in the documents below:

     

    Fulfillment of Degree Requirements Form

    For candidates who have completed their PhD at UBC and require a Fulfillment of Degree Requirements Form, please email a completed form in .pdf format to graduate.thesis@ubc.ca. Once received, the form will be signed by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and returned to you by email.

    CONTACTS

    For more details on the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program, visit the Banting website.

    If you have any questions pertaining to the internal review process, email the PDFO at postdoctoral.fellows@ubc.ca.

    Annual Value

    $70,000 CAD