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The Postdoctoral Fellowships Program enhances the recruitment and development of talent that will strengthen Alberta’s digital health ecosystem and accelerate the conversion of research and technology into sustainable human-centered care.
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The Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is a collaborative effort with three Alberta universities encouraging postdoctoral fellows to explore exciting and impactful career opportunities in Alberta’s health research and innovation (R&I) ecosystem. Participating institutions offer multiple competitions every year. A range of one- and two-year fellowships may be offered through the program, including recruitment fellowships worth up to $140,000 over two years.
Program Priority Areas:
Due date: Continuous
To qualify for an Alberta Innovates Recruitment Fellowship, all fellows must:
To qualify for an Alberta Innovates Postdoctoral Fellowship, all fellows must:
To qualify for an Alberta Innovates Enhancement Fellowship, all fellows must:
Under the guidance of Alberta Innovates, the host post-secondary institutions run fellowship competitions and administer the program. Exact competition details will be found on individual post-secondary institution websites.
Please visit the respective post-secondary institution competition pages for information specific to their institution:
All fellowship applications are assessed for scientific excellence through a competitive process. This may consist of:
The results from the review of scientific excellence will be used to triage fellowship applications for an assessment of relevancy by Alberta Innovates. Only those fellowship applications deemed relevant to program priority areas and approved by Alberta Innovates can be supported. Alberta Innovates retains the sole right to determine the evaluation process and does not disclose the names of any external reviewers used to ensure their objectivity and impartiality. All external parties are subject to both confidentiality and conflict of interest policies set by Alberta Innovates.
Director, Health Innovation Talent
Sectors: Health & Life Sciences
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