The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) support the best postdocs in the world.
The fellowships are awarded nationally (70 annually) and are $70,000 CDN per year for two years. They are awarded in equal numbers in the areas of:
The program aims to increase Canadian capacity for research excellence and has the following specific objectives:
The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
If candidates require accommodation supports during the search process, please contact Valerie Williams, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant: email@example.com | Phone: (204) 474-8371.
Interested Banting Fellowship candidate are required to apply in full collaboration with their proposed host institution showing the host’s commitment to their research program and its alignment with their strategic priorities. This requirement for institutional commitment and demonstrated synergy between applicant and institutional strategic priorities is unique to the Banting PDF.
About the Program
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is administered by Canada’s three research granting councils, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).