Applications open for the 2019 Postdoctoral Program for Scholars of Excellence

The BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute is now accepting applications for the 2019 Postdoctoral Program for Scholars of Excellence to support exceptional research trainees and generate innovative research under the mentorship of BCCHR investigators. 

The goal of the program is to support recent PhD or MD graduates in conducting clinical and translational research at BCCHR with the intent to develop future leaders in child health research. This initiative is designed to attract new talent to BCCHR, the applicant must not be a BCCHR community member before the award start date (internal applicants will not be accepted). Applicants will need to demonstrate how their research interests align with BCCHR and its commitment to improving the health of children.

The program provides scholars a generous stipend of $70,000/year plus benefits (Extended Health Plan, Dental Plan and Employee and Family Assistance Program) and up to $5,000 to cover moving expenses. In the first two years, additional funds are available for research-related expenses ($10,000/year) and for travel expenses to attend conferences ($3,000/year).

To access the application form and guidelines, visit
The application deadline is Friday, January 25.

Program inquiries should be directed to