Foundation Fighting Blindness - BMO Financial Group Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Retinal Research
Application Deadline: October 10, 2012
Decision Anticipated: December 1, 2012.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is now inviting applications for the Foundation Fighting Blindness - BMO Financial Group Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Retinal Research. This award will support the post-doctoral training of an exceptional scholar at the University of Toronto or at one of its affiliated academic health sciences centres. The successful candidate must propose and carry out a program of research related to the mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness and relevant to understanding the causes and improving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and related diseases of the retina.
The Fellowship provides a total of $35,000 for each funded twelve-month period. The appointment will be for an initial period of one to two years, with the potential of renewal for a third year.
How to Apply:
Please review the FFB Guidelines for the Allocation of Funds for Research, prior to beginning an application. This document outlines the scope of research funded by the FFB-Canada and the general conditions of FFB funding. You should also review the specific terms for this award.
Download the following documents to complete your application (to download the forms to your own computer right click and choose "save target as"):
Completed applications must be submitted electronically as a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 PM EST on October 10, 2012.
Candidates for this award must ask three sponsors to provide assessments on their suitability for this position. Details of appropriate sponsors are provided within the application forms. The following assessment form should be used. (To download the forms to you own computer right click and choose "save target as").
Assessments should be sent by the sponsor directly to email@example.com by 5 PM EST on October 10, 2012. It is your responsibility to follow-up with your sponsors and ensure that these documents are submitted in a timely manner.
Questions about the requirements for this application should be directed to Lori Lyons, Scientific Information Manager, FFB at 416-360-4200 x238 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.