By cossette - Posted on 22 July 2011

Postdoctoral Fellowship

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.

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Personne-ressources INRS stages postdoctoraux

Paule Bergeron
Registrar's Office
Phone: 418-654-3861

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.

Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre

Postdoctoral position in the development of climate scenarios for temperature and precipitation extremes for the Canadian Arctic


Postdoctoral position in simulation of multiphase interacting free-surface flows


Postdoctoral position in coastal engineering for large scale wave experiments


Postdoctoral positions in mechanical engineering, electronics, or computer science within the area of ocean waves & coastal processes


Potsdoctoral position in programming of multiphase interacting free-surface flows in GPU architecture in HPC systems ans scientific visualization





Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre

Postdoctoral position in the design, fabrication and characterization of photonic devices


Postdoctoral position in the design, fabrication and characterization of piezoelectric devices


Postdoctoral position in experimental ultra-intense laser-matter interaction






Submitting Applications

Before submitting your application for a postdoctoral fellowship

  1. Contact the professor with whom you would like to do your postdoctoral fellowship
  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. Your up-to-date résumé/CV
  2. A copy of your doctoral diploma, or a letter confirming that your dissertation has been officially submitted for evaluation

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