Brain@McGill: 7 Postdoctoral Fellowships

McGill University
Study in:Canada
Deadline: 10 January 2018

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.

Research themes:

  1. Neuroinformatics and computer modelling;
  2. Mechanistic models of neurodegenerative diseases;
  3. Applied cognitive neuroscience of brain plasticity;
  4. 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.


—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization McGill University
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Canada
Subject areas Neuroscience, Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Biotechnology
Fellowship amount CD$60,000
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline January 10, 2018

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