Scholarships and Awards

External Award: NRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

May 07, 2018
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The National Research Council's (NRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers promising young scientists the opportunity to work alongside our internationally recognized research leaders. Our program provides access to unique world-class facilities and the opportunity to work alongside multi-disciplinary teams of expert researchers and technicians on projects of critical importance to Canada. PDFs will carry out research on innovative research projects, with opportunities for career development (publications and/or industry interaction). We have 12 projects just announced.

PDFs will be offered appointments to the staff of the National Research Council on a term basis and will be offered salaries and benefits currently available to researchers. As a guide, the current annual Ph.D. recruiting rate is $64,437. In addition PDFs will be allocated a travel fund to support their work.

Application deadline is May 31, 2018 11:59 PM (ET).

To learn more about the projects and submit an application, visit NRC's careers page.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates should have obtained a PhD (or equivalent) within the past three years (PhD received on or after July 1, 2015) or expect to complete their PhD within 6 months of appointment
  • Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada

Application Requirements:

  • CV
  • PhD transcript
  • List of publications
  • Statement of interest in the project
  • 3 reference letters

For more information, visit NRC's Postdoctoral Fellowships website.

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