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Ph.D and post doc positions available at the INRS-EMT

Ph.D and post doc positions available at the INRS-EMT, University of Quebec, Canada [Location: Varennes, near Montreal]



The ICTP and the Energy, Materials and Telecommunications Center of Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS-EMT), University of Quebec, agreed to collaborate in training of young scientists from Developing Countries in the areas of advanced materials, nanoscience and nanotechnologies, photonics, telecommunications and energy.


The Ph.D and post doc positions available this year at the INRS-EMT under this Collaboration Programme, together with a brief description of the Laboratories and of the research activities, can be found here.


Awards will be assigned on the basis of merit. A first selection will be done at the ICTP and the final selection will be operated by the host Laboratory. The host Laboratory will designate a supervisor for the selected fellow(s).


Financial Support


The cost of the fellowship and the round trip travel expenses will be covered by the host laboratory at INRS-EMT. The fellowship will include the fellow's stipend, the costs of the medical insurance as well as research costs.


The monthly salary depends on the position of the fellow and may vary depending on the host Laboratory. PhD stipends vary between 16,000 and 20,000 CAD$ per year whereas post-doctoral stipends are in the range 32,000 to 44,000 CAD$ per year. Outstanding candidates will be nominated for Provincial and Federal scholarships that are highly prestigious and competitive.


Application Procedure


The fellowship application forms can be downloaded here. Applications should be submitted to the ICTP TRIL Office.


Visa, arrival and housing


Information concerning how to obtain a visa to study or work Canada will be provided to the selected fellow(s) by the host laboratory upon acceptance. The latter will also assist in finding suitable accommodation for the fellow(s).



Deadline to submit applications is


31 October 2009

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