Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award
Deadline: June 1
The Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award recognizes one Postdoctoral Supervisor who has demonstrated exemplary support for postdoctoral scholars at York University, exceeding general supervisory expectations.
Change in parental leave policy for training award holders
All CIHR, SSHRC and NSERC training award holders are now eligible for paid parental leave. Until now, training award holders had to confirm they were not eligible for other parental leave benefits programs in order to be eligible. For information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Letter of Intent (LOI)
Deadline: July 24
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth. Information on York's process can be found on the FGS website.
Weston Brain Institute Postdoctoral Scholars
Deadline: July 26 at 2:00pm
This program provides salary support is the amount: £57,000/year (£44,000/year + benefits) for 2 years to top-tier Canadian postdoctoral scholars for international training at the University of Oxford, and affiliation with Merton College. Register for an information webinar to be held May 16, at 1:00pm.
Banting Information Session
956 Kaneff Tower, June 13, 1:00pm
This session includes an overview of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship application process, a discussion of the evaluation criteria, and a Q & A portion.
Office of Research Ethics hosts 'Brown Bag' information sessions
626 Kaneff Tower, May 16, 11:30am–12:30pm
The Office of Research Ethics will hold a series of "Brown Bag" information sessions in 2017. Presentation will provide an overview of the changes to the Research Ethics Protocol and will have a Q and A about any questions researchers may have.
Beyond the Professoriate
Saturday, May 6, and Saturday, May, 13 11:00am
Jennifer Polk, PhD, and Maren Wood, PhD, are once again hosting Beyond the Professoriate, the online career conference for PhDs, in partnership with Mitacs. The conference is a two-day online series comprising 10 events or sessions
Career Centre: PhD Job Search Support Session
This 60 minute individual appointment with our in-house expert can help you strategize your job search as you plan for your career either in academe or as a professional in another sector. You can receive feedback on your written materials (CV or résumé, cover letter, etc.) and suggestions for integrating in today’s workforce with a doctoral degree.
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