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Alert

Please note that access to NRC careers pages, including the job alert service, is limited or unavailable due to a cyber intrusion on the IT infrastructure of the National Research Council of Canada. For more information, see the NRC statements on the cyber intrusion.

As a result, we cannot accept job applications online or by email. However, once the careers pages are back online, we will be reposting vacant positions with revised closing dates. We apologize for any inconvenience.

As an organization NRC is committed to pursuing innovative policies and programs to build an exciting and rewarding workplace that rivals the great research institutes of the world. Over NRC's 90-year history, it has earned an international reputation for excellence and creativity in leading-edge research and innovation.

In this section you will find a link to all of our current openings as well as information on NRC's Employment Programs. You will discover the advantages of working for NRC and find a list of key behavioural competencies contributing to excellence at NRC including guidance on how to prepare for an interview as well as important information for newcomers to Canada.

Jobs available now

Contains a list of all of our current job opportunities. You can use our jobs database to search for jobs by date, location, title, organizational unit, key sector, or area of research and to apply for a specific competition.

Employment programs

NRC sponsors a number of employment programs to provide students and recent graduates the opportunity to develop their skills and expertise, while at the same time, gaining valuable experience working with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions.

Working for the National Research Council

NRC provides Canada's scientists and businesses with access to leading-edge research facilities and infrastructure, as well as the best scientific, technical, medical and research information in the world.

Who we hire

Great people. Great minds. NRC's success lies with the talented men and women that give it life.

Why choose NRC?

Consider building a future with us. We welcome your help in putting science at work for Canada.