By cossette - Posted on 22 July 2011

Postdoctoral Fellowship

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INRS offers postdoctoral fellowship in its 4 centres. If you’re interested, you can send us your résumé or you can apply to a specific position posted by one of our professors. Because of our vital mission to conduct fundamental and applied research on themes directly in line with Quebec`s priorities, INRS places special importance on offering postdoctoral fellowships to enrich our research teams.



Post-doctoral position in plasmas for materials processing


Director Mohamed Chaker, professor at Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre (Varennes, QC, Canada)


Download the post-doctoral position offer (pdf)


Deadline : June 16, 2017




Submitting Applications

Before submitting your application for a postdoctoral fellowship :


  1. 1. Contact the professor with whom you would like to do your postdoctoral fellowship
  2. 2. Get a commitment from this professor that he or she will accept you as a postdoctoral researcher




Sending the Required Documents

Once you have been accepted by the professor who will oversee your fellowship, you must submit the following items:


  1. 1. Your up-to-date résumé/CV
  2. 2. A copy of your doctoral diploma, or a letter confirming that your dissertation has been officially submitted for evaluation





Rules and Specific Features

• Postdoctoral fellows receive a minimum base financial support of $36,855 for one year of full time work.

• The research work undertaken as part of the fellowship should be connected with INRS fields of study. Candidate must have received their doctorate not more than five years prior to beginning the postdoctoral fellowship. On rare occasions, candidates may be admitted to a postdoctoral fellowship after submitting their dissertation. This submission must be confirmed by the candidate's research advisor. Candidates must have defended their dissertation within six months of officially submitting the dissertation for evaluation. 

• Fellowship can begin at any time during the year. Fellows must dedicate themselves exclusively to the work they proposed when seeking the fellowship. Fellows are entitled to four weeks of vacation a year, for each year completed.

• French is the official language used at INRS.

• Postdoctoral fellowships at INRS are for six months to two years, and may be renewed for an additional year upon positive evaluation by the fellowship Professor in charge and provided the necessary funds are available.

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