WorkSafeBC Research Grant Competition Ralph McGinn Postdoctoral Fellowship


WorkSafeBC is looking for recent doctoral graduates who are training for careers as academic researchers in occupational health and safety or work disability.

WorkSafeBC is pleased to launch a new grant competition, our Ralph McGinn Postdoctoral Fellowship award.

Application deadline: April 9, 2021

This competition is open to recent doctoral graduates (within four years of completing their Ph.D.) who hold a postdoctoral position at a Canadian university or research institution.

Awards are $50,000 annually for up to three years.

Ralph McGinn Postdoctoral Fellowship: This award was established to commemorate the tremendous contributions of Ralph McGinn, a lifelong advocate and leader in the field of occupational health and safety, and former chair of the WorkSafeBC Board of Directors. The award is designed to foster the development of occupational health and safety and work disability research in B.C. and Canada.

How to apply: For more information, please visit our website or contact Research Services by email at

About Research Services: WorkSafeBC is dedicated to achieving a province free from injury, disease, and death. To achieve this vision, our Research Services department funds occupational health and safety research projects that provide insight and solutions for issues faced by workers, employers, and WorkSafeBC.

For more information about Research Services, please visit

Source: WorkSafeBC