Join us!

We are always looking for talented and motivated students interested in multidisciplinary research to join our team.

Our team is diverse and highly collaborative!  Background in any of the following fields could be an asset to our group: chemical engineering, biological engineering, materials science, nanotechnology, molecular biology, physics, chemistry...

If interested, please send Prof. Dorval Courchesne an email (noemie.dorvalcourchesne(at) with your CV, academic transcripts (undergraduate and Master's, if applicable), and a brief summary of your previous research experience and future research interests.


Please note that, due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we will not be able to respond to every request.  We will be sure to contact you if we have an open position that suits your background.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Internships

To identify potential sources of funding, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to consult the NSERC and FRQNT websites.  Information is also available on the Faculty of Engineering website.

Prospective PhD students can also look at the McGill Engineering Doctoral Award (MEDA).

Undergraduate students interested in a research experience in the Dorval Lab can look at the NSERC USRA and the SURE programs. We also welcome students through the CHEE 494 and CHEE 495 Research Project & Seminar courses.

Open Postdoc Position

We have an opening for an outstanding postdoctoral fellow, in the field of sustainable biologically-derived materials! 


Prior experience in synthetic/molecular biology, protein engineering, (bio-)materials assembly/fabrication, and/or (bio-)materials characterization (electrical, structural, mechanical, compositional) is an asset. The position will be funded by a Canada Research Chair.

Interested?  Read the full details and learn how to apply here.