Government of Canada Postdoctoral Research Scholarship Program 2024

Government of Canada Postdoctoral Research Scholarship Program 2023
Government of Canada Postdoctoral Research Scholarship Program 2023

Applications are now open for the Government of Canada Postdoctoral Research Scholarship Program for the upcoming 2023-2024 academic session. We cordially invite exceptionally qualified candidates to participate in this prestigious program.

The Postdoctoral Research Program offers a unique opportunity for scientists who have recently completed their doctoral degrees in the field of natural sciences. Successful applicants will have the privilege to collaborate with esteemed research groups and leaders in various Canadian government laboratories and research institutions spread across the country. This program aims to foster the exchange of knowledge and expertise while facilitating the integration of new and emerging talent into the Government of Canada’s research endeavors.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of Canada, Canada

Host Institution(s): Government of Canada, Canada

Scholarship Worth: Salary Range b/w $58,563 and $113,877

Number of Awards: Several

Application Deadline: Not Specified

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: Domestic & International Students

DETAILS | Government of Canada Postdoctoral Research Scholarship

Natural Resources Canada, in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Health Canada & Public Health Agency of Canada is looking for recent graduates in a field of natural sciences to join the Postdoctoral Research Program.

Federal research scientists contribute to strategic decisions, policies, regulations and programs by providing a sound scientific knowledge base through their research. Research scientists perform their work in pursuance of departmental mandates in order to attain specified outcomes and to conceptualize, identify, formulate and set in motion new outcomes in delivering programs, meeting the future needs of the department. 

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Government of Canada Postdoctoral Research Scholarship, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Applicants must be domestic or international students
  • Applicants must be admitted into PhD degree program.
  • Candidates must have obtained a doctoral degree (PhD) within the last three (3) years from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field of natural sciences with a specialization related to the duties of the position.
  • Currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized post-secondary institution, however, you must have completed your degree in order to be appointed to a position.
  • Experience in planning and conducting research.
  • Experience in working with a team of researchers and support staff.
  • Experience resulting in a recognized achievement in the form of authorship and editorship of published or unpublished reports, books, papers, peer-reviewed scientific journals, or other communications. This experience must have been acquired through one of the following means:
  • Research, experimental development, or tasking associated with operational equipment and problems;
  • Operational research and scientific analysis;
  • Planning, analysis, and evaluation of Canadian and foreign programs in research and development, or;
  • Developmental work leading to the issue of patents, copyrights, or the creation of improved varieties, functions, or designs, and/or recognition by the professional community of the research environment.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: To be considered for the Postdoctoral Research Scholarship Program offered by the Government of Canada, applicants should endeavour to meet the eligibility criteria before proceed to submit application online for the program.

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