June 26-27, 2024

CHU Sainte-Justine Doctoral and Postdoctoral Recruitment Campain 2024

A Major Doctoral and Postdoctoral Recruitment Campaign!

The Centre de recherche Azrieli of the CHU Sainte-Justine - center affiliated with Université de Montréal - would like to offer the opportunity to future doctoral (PhD) students and postdoctoral fellows from around the world to come and discover the pediatric research carried out within our institution.

Selected candidates will receive up to $2,500 in mobility award to participate in an event in Montreal in the summer of 2024. They will have the chance to meet the research teams and visit the Research Center's facilities, in addition to being invited to participate in a networking event organized by the Research Center Student Association. During the event, candidates will be invited to present a research project they have been working on.

After the event, participants could receive doctoral or postdoctoral recruitment offers from researchers at the Center.

See the doctoral and postdoctoral projects offered!

Eligibility Criteria

  • Have an excellent academic record (top 15% of your class or minimum cumulative average of 3.4 out of 4.3; 3.2 / 4.0; 82%; B+; or equivalent) and/or having a strong publication record.
  • Plan to begin a Ph.D. program or a postdoctoral internship under the supervision of a researcher from CR-CHU Sainte-Justine no later than the fall term of the year following the competition. A postponement is possible for students who have delays caused by immigration procedures. However, applications for admission must be submitted before the University deadline for the fall term following the event.
  • Postdoctoral fellowship: The date of the PhD degree should not exceed 12 months prior; at the end of application submission (ie. March 1st, 2024). People who had a child after obtaining their PhD can benefit from an additional 12-month eligibility period.


Selected candidates will be invited to participate in a recruitment event on June 26 and 27, 2024, in Montreal, and will receive a scholarship to cover travel expenses, up to:

  • Candidate from the Greater Montreal Metropolitan Region: $100 CAD
  • Candidate from the province of Quebec: $300 CAD
  • Candidate from a neighboring province or state (Ontario, New Brunswick, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York): $500 CAD
  • Candidate in Canada or United States: $1000 CAD
  • Candidate from South America, Africa or Europe: $2,000 CAD
  • Candidate from Asia or Oceania: $2,500 CAD
  • Candidate from Nunavut, Nunavik, or Indigenous communities of Canada: $2,500 CAD

In addition, candidates will benefit from a preferential rate for their accommodation at the ZUM Auberge d'été, on the campus of the Université de Montréal, for their participation in the recruitment event.


Opening of the competition: January 15, 2024
Deadline for applications: March 1, 2024 at 11:59 pm EST
Virtual interviews: March 2024
Confirmation of selected candidates for the event: end of March
Recruitment event in Montreal: June 26 and 27, 2024
Start of the doctoral or postdoctoral project: Fall 2025, at the latest



  • For more details on the Azrieli Research Center at CHU Sainte-Justine: website
  • Welcome guide for students at the Center: website
  • Equivalence of programs in Canada and internationally: UdeM website UdeM website

Funded by

  • Fondation CHU Sainte-Justine


CHU Sainte-Justine and Techopôle

3175, ch. Côte-Sainte-Catherine Montréal, Qc Canada, H3T 1C5

Submission period

January 15, 2024 - 08:00 until March 3, 2024 - 23:59

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact affaires_academiques.crhsj.hsj@ssss.gouv.qc.ca .

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