At UBC, the internal Banting selection process is managed by the SPARC office in conjunction with the Postdoctoral Fellows Office. This web page outlines this selection process.
For official information, regulations and procedures, visit the Banting website. Please be advised that the Banting website was updated on August 9, 2012 with the 2012-13 competition details and the Banting CV is now accessible on the Canadian Common CV site.
UBC Internal Submission Deadline: Monday, September 10, 2012, 12 PM (noon) PST – NO EXCEPTIONS.
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. 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; awaiting formal launch of 2012-13 competition in early August 2012
Banting Deadline: Thursday, November 1, 2012
Eligibility: Please carefully review the Eligibility Criteria
Citizenship: Canadian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Foreign Citizen
Degree Level: PhD, PhD equivalent, or Health Professional Degree
Applicant Status: Incoming Students; Continuing Students
A mandatory UBC internal selection process will identify the strongest applications and select a maximum of six per Tri-Council area (CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC) to receive the necessary institutional endorsement.
An audio recording and PowerPoint* of our recent Banting Workshop can be found here: https://research.ubc.ca/sparc/presentation-materials#other
*A Campus Wide Login (CWL) is required to access these resources. If you do not have a UBC CWL please contact us: email@example.com
INTERNAL APPLICATION FORM *UPDATED ON AUGUST 16, 2012
UBC Applicants must submit the internal application form and attachments (details listed in application form) in Word or PDF format. Documentation is to be submitted to SPARC at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, September 10, 2012, 12:00 PM PST (noon) - NO EXCEPTIONS.
Important: Attached documents must have a minimum 2 cm (3/4 inch) margin around the page (top, bottom, and sides) and be formatted in maximum 12 pt. Times New Roman font. APPLICATIONS FAILING TO FOLLOW FORMATTING GUIDELINES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AND ADDITIONAL PAGES WILL NOT BE ADJUDICATED.
Selected UBC Applicants will be contacted by Wednesday, October 3, 2012 and will be provided with feedback from the relevant internal selection committee, in conjunction with strategic support from the SPARC Office to develop and finalize the four required institutional documents, in order to submit a powerful and compelling full application.
The full application deadline for Selected UBC Applicants is Thursday, November 1, 2012.
- Guidelines for CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC Selection Committees
- Step-by-Step Guide to Applying
- Information for Applicants
- Selection Criteria
- UBC’s Strategic Plan: Place and Promise, including Research Excellence
- UBC’s Research Strategy (for UBC Vancouver Campus applications)
- UBC Okanagan Strategic Research Plan (for UBC Okanagan Campus applications)