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Postdoctoral scholars make significant conributions to Western's research output.

Postdoctoral Fellows are valued members of the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry community.  Are you interested in becoming a Postdoctoral Fellow or Postdoctoral Associate at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry? Please contact the faculty member you would like to work with to serve as your faculty mentor.  You may visit our program page or access Contact Western for further details.

In addition to finding the right supervisor, you will also need financial support. Typically, you have three options:

  1. A fellowship from an external agency;
  2. A fellowship or salary paid through a professor's grants or contracts;
  3. A fellowship or salary paid by a research unit of the University.

Also required is a formal appointment letter from your research supervisor, outlining the nature of the research planned, confirming how you will be paid (fellowship, salary) and providing other relevant details.

For more information regarding becoming a postdoctoral scholar and administrative responsibilities, please visit Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at Western.

Professional and Academic Development

As a Postdoctoral Fellow or Postdoctoral Associate, you have access to several resources and services on campus to assist you with professional and academic development throughout your career. Please visit the events page for upcoming workshops, information sessions, courses, etc.

Other opportunities can be found in the Winter/Spring 2014 Continuing Professional Development Calendar.