Doing a postdoctoral fellowship at INRS allows you to broaden your horizons and make full use of your knowledge and know-how. It is an opportunity to expand your professional network and benefit from the expertise of our faculty members to further develop your potential and consolidate what you’ve learned.
You must first contact the professor with whom you wish to do your postdoctoral fellowship to verify his or her ability to welcome you to his or her team, and obtain his or her commitment to supervise you.
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Explore the list of postdoctoral fellowships available
Postdoctoral fellows are regularly recruited to work on specific research projects.
Each year, about 100 young scientists complete a postdoctoral fellowship at INRS in the fields of earth, water, and environmental sciences, engineering and advanced technology, bioscience, and social science.
To be eligible for a postdoctoral fellowship, you must meet the following conditions:
You earned a PhD less than five years or equivalent.
You have obtained a commitment from a faculty member to supervise your postdoctoral fellowship for a specified period.
The research work you will undertake as part of the postdoctoral fellowship is related to one of the areas of research at INRS.
Length and remuneration
Postdoctoral fellowships can start at any time and last up to five years, including interruptions other than parental and family leave. Postdoctoral fellows must focus exclusively on the work they agreed to when starting the fellowship.
Fellows are entitled to four weeks’ vacation a year for each completed fellowship year.
The minimum annual income for a full-time salaried postdoctoral fellow is determined according to the pay rate set annually by the Government of Quebec for doctoral students.