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Working with Postdocs

In this section, faculty and staff will find the information required to work with postdoctoral fellows and research trainees.  Departments should be aware of the different classifications of postdoctoral researchers as well as the eligibility requirements for each designation and the division of responsibilities between researcher, supervisor and unit.  For a comprehensive overview of postdoctoral guidelines and procedures, visit the postdoctoral researchers section.

International postdoctoral fellows

Joining us from outside Canada? We know that the process can seem overwhelming. This section provides an overview of what you should do prior to coming to Canada and what you should do upon your arrival in Montreal.

As international postdocs you must apply for a Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) work permit prior to coming to McGill University to take on a postdoctoral appointment. This section provides the information you must know regarding:

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Adequate medical coverage (which includes in-hospital and out-patient services) is a condition for postdoctoral registration at McGill, and proof of such insurance is one of the materials required to register as a postdoctoral fellow and as a postdoctoral research trainee.