National Professional Organizations in Canada These PO may help you to find some job opportunies. http://www.cicic.ca/en/profess.aspx?sortcode=2.19.21.21 Detailed information on access to specific occupations in Canada can be found in our Occupational Profiles. This list is updated on an ongoing basis Accredited Sommelier Association of Canada (ASAC) Advocis Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) Association of Administrative […]

A l’attention des futurs immigrants au Québec et titulaires d’un PhD en Biologie Décrocher un travail au Québec comme chercheur scientifique devient de plus en plus difficile. Les opportunités d’emploi restent cependant plus importantes  pour les post-docs ou pour ceux qui comptent faire des études de biologie  ici. En revanche, pour les chercheurs confirmés cela […]

Article inquiétant pour les titulaires de PhD   Économie du savoir ou démesure doctorale?Les universités sont-elles en train de surqualifier leurs étudiants? Un court article  publié dans le journal interne de l’Université Laval nous a interpellés. On peut y lire que lors d’une journée carrière destinée aux étudiantes et étudiants des cycles supérieurs, François Y. […]

PhD Not Always a Job Guarantee :((((( link:http://www.mysciencework.com/en/news/7949/phd-not-always-a-job-guarantee Thursday, September 13, 2012 Laurence Bianchini Education Between 1998 and 2008, the number of PhD students increased by an average of 40% in OECD member countries. At the same time, job creation declined in the field of higher education and research. There is reason to worry about […]

Canada ranked fourth in the world for scientific research link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canada-ranked-fourth-in-the-world-for-scientific-research/article4571162/ ANNE McILROY The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Sep. 26 2012, 10:52 PM EDT Last updated Wednesday, Sep. 26 2012, 11:12 PM EDT Canada ranks fourth in the world for the quality of its scientific research, according to a survey of thousands of top […]

Career opportunities in scientific research-CANADA link: http://www.science.ca   Canadian Science Research Centres This list is not meant to be definitive or exhaustive. We welcome your suggestions of major Canadian research centres that can be added to this list.   Archaeology Centre University of Toronto Theoretical and fieldwork research. http://www.archaeology.utoronto.ca/index.html   Avataq Cultural Institute Inukjuak, Quebec […]

The Most Innovative Countries In Biology And Medicine Very interesting paper published 2 years ago in forbes site: Link:http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2011/03/23/the-most-innovative-countries-in-biology-and-medicine/ Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff I cover science and medicine, and believe this is biology’s century. It’s a threat deeply rooted in the American psyche, placed there sometime between Thomas Edison and Sputnik: the idea that we’re […]