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Letter of agreement


The Letter of Agreement (LofA) for Postdoctoral Education is important in clarifying the status of postdoctoral fellows as well as research expectations. By signing this agreement, the parties agree to abide by the University regulations and guidelines governing postdoctoral fellows and supervisors, and by the general principles governing the trainee-supervisor relationship, outlined in the document:

Postdoctoral fellows

In Quebec, 'Postdoctoral' is a full-time student status and trainee category, and the Ministry of Education, Leisure and Sport (Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisirs et du Sport - MELS) stipulates that all postdoctoral fellows must be registered on a university student registration system.