Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) at McGill University announces new Postdoctoral Fellowships Competition which is an $84M seven-year cross-sectoral initiative supported by the Canadian Government’s Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF), with an additional $18M from the government of Quebec.
- Neuroinformatics and computer modelling;
- Mechanistic models of neurodegenerative diseases;
- Applied cognitive neuroscience of brain plasticity;
- Population neuroscience and brain health.
About the program:
- This program aims to attract, train and retain top post-doctoral researchers from across disciplines and around the world to participate in interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral research training opportunities related to brain and mental health research, knowledge translation/mobilization and innovation.
Starting date: between March 1, 2018 and September 1, 2018
Fellowship value: CD$60,000 (+benefits) per year (max. $70,800) for 1 or 2 years (nonrenewable)
Number of fellowships: 7
- Applicants must be from outside McGill, or have commenced their postdoctoral studies at McGill no more than 12 months prior to the start date of the award.
- The applications are open to both Canadian and foreign applicants.
- Applicants may consult the Brain@McGill Researcher Database to identify potential supervisors and contact them directly.
- The proposed research must beas per HBHL’s goals and research priorities and tie in to at least one of HBHL’s four Research Themes
- Applicants must have received their PhD less than 2 years before the start date of the award.
- Applicants must be registered as postdocs at McGill University by the start date of the award.
- Applicant cannot concurrently hold a HBHL award and a fellowship from another Canadian federal or provincial funding agency, or a McGill internal fellowship.
- Apply online
|Subject areas||Neuroscience, Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Biotechnology|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||January 10, 2018|