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PhD scholarship in bioremediation at INRS (Quebec, Canada)


Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) is a university dedicated to research and training at the graduate level located in Quebec (Canada) where French is the official language. INRS has four research centers. A research team of the Centre Eau Terre Environnement is looking for a highly motivated and talented PhD student to undertake a project on developing novel biotechnology for treatment of xylene contaminated sites. Research is in the field of bioremediation and treatment of petroleum hydrocarbons contaminated sites. The project will be carried out at INRS in collaboration with an industrial partner.

Sponsor: Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS)

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

Host CountriesCanada
Field Of Study ListChemistry and Biology/Life Sciences
Other CriteriaQUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must hold a MSc in organic chemistry, biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology, or a combination (MSc and BSc) with good knowledge of organic chemistry. An experience in bioremediation and petroleum biodegradation will be highly considered. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are a must and knowledge of French is an asset. HOW TO APPLY: Please send your application in one PDF file including 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) all university transcripts, 4) names and contact information for two referees.

Host Institution: Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS)

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Award Specifications

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AmountAccording to INRS rules
Number of Awards1
Deadline1 December
IncludesFull support for 3 years plus a tuition fees exemption program.

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