Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $50,000
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Dec 08, 2015
Sponsor's: Dec 15, 2015

Subject Areas:

The C-SPIN - Bayer Junior Faculty Fellowship will provide recognition and salary support to outstanding Canadian atrial fibrillation or stroke researchers (including physicians, nurses, and non-clinical trainees) early in their careers, and provide a reliable supply of future Canadian leaders in this field. To achieve this objective the Fellowship will provide bridge funding for a final academic training year and/or support for faculty members within the first 5 years of an appointment to a Canadian university. The C-SPIN-BAYER Fellows will be exceptional candidates who will become leaders in academic medicine in Canada.

Core support of the fellowship is provided jointly by CSPIN and Bayer Healthcare with $25,000 from CSPIN and $25,000 from Bayer. There will be a firm requirement for annual matching funds from the prospective university or institutional employer in the amount of $25,000.00 per year

Application Details: The candidate will be a permanent resident, Canadian citizen or actively pursuing such status. The candidate will have completed or be nearing completion of a doctoral degree, usually an MD or PhD. Individuals pursuing postdoctoral studies will be eligible to apply. The candidate must have secured a position in an excellent academic training program, and have a written commitment for a faculty position following completion of that training program or: The candidate will be in the first five(5) years of a junior faculty position with a substantial (>50%) proportion of time committed to research.Forward the completed application and attachments by December 15 to: Dr. Lisa Welikovitch C-SPIN - Bayer Fellowship Office Room C854 Foothills Medical Center University of Calgary 1403 29th St NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9 Email: Please see application for on the sponsor website for full submission details.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts:

Sponsor Contacts:

Population Health Rsrch Institute
David Braley Research Institute
20 Copeland Street
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada