Stanford University
Postdoctoral Scholars

Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships - Instructions for Stanford Unversity Letter of Endorsement

Official Application Deadline: Sept. 21, 2016

Internal Stanford Deadline: noon on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

More Information: http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html


The following checklist gives Stanford postdoctoral applicants instructions for the required "Letter of Endorsement" for the Banting Fellowship application.

The required Banting Fellowship Letter of Endorsement comes from Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs, Dr. Sofie Kleppner.

A draft letter of endorsement and all application materials must be emailed five working days (by noon on 09/14/16) prior to the official application deadline. (Instructions below.)

Draft Letter of Endorsement Checklist:

1.) Your Contact Information

Please include your full name, your faculty sponsor's full name, your department, your mailing address, cell phone #, and email address at the top of the draft letter.

2.) Follow directions at Banting Fellowship Letter of Endorsement

Under Item #1 (Describe the process...):

Please include the following language in the draft letter: "The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at Stanford University does not currently have a selection process because of the relatively small pool of applicants for the Banting Fellowship."

Under Item #2 (Confirm agreement with...):

Please summarize your "supervisor's statement of synergy" in the draft letter and confirm agreement with the statement.

For the Supervisor's Statement, please ensure that it includes:

Under Item #3 (Confirm the institution's commitment...):

Please include the following language in the draft letter: "Stanford University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes participation from women, members of minority groups, veterans, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching mission."

3.) Email your draft letter of endorsement and all application materials five working days (by noon on 09/14/16) prior to the official application deadline to Banting Fellowship - Stanford Box (upload.Banting.1e39sa229s@u.box.com) to reach Dr. Kleppner and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

Email Instructions:


Questions? Please go to HelpSU, select "Request Category: Central Office Issues" and "Request Type: Postdoctoral Affairs," or call 650-736-0129.

 

Stanford Medicine Resources:

Footer Links: