Internships and training
The Chair is looking for trainees, masters, PhDs and postdoctoral fellows in the fields of chemical engineering, biotechnology engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, biology and biochemistry, always under the theme of conversion and adding carbon to biofuels and value-added biochemicals.
You want to broaden your horizons, knowledge and skills in a growing field? You are motivated and eager to join a dynamic team? The Chair is always looking for new talent and offers competitive scholarships for selected high-level students.
Various areas of skills
Laboratory research projects allow the development of new innovative processes that meet specific needs. The Chair has several laboratories to improve and optimize these processes. By joining our team, you will have at your disposal many equipment such as high pressure reactors, pyrolysis furnaces, extraction systems and much more …
The design and manufacture of pilot equipment implementing our thermochemical processes also require strong mechanical skills. Do you like getting out of your comfort zone, facing challenges and learning skills related to your field? Join our team!
The analytical chemistry laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. Many research works concern the development of analytical methods related to the thermo-chemical processes developed at the Chair, in particular the characterization of biomass, the identification of products in the liquid, gaseous or solid phase. If you have the soul of a chemist analyst then this laboratory will please you and you will benefit from the knowledge of a versatile and efficient team.
Sherbrooke is a city of 160k citizens located 150 km from Montreal and 50 km from north of the US border. It is the main economic and cultural center of the Estrie region. This region offers varied outdoor activities with these ski resorts, numerous lakes and rivers, and three national parks. In addition, by working at the Chair, you will enjoy all the benefits of Université de Sherbrooke students such as sports facilities.
Our team frequently organize various activities to enjoy the local attractions and peculiarities of this beautiful region. This is a good opportunity to share, to know each other better, and to consolidate the team.
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Discover our laboratory
The Chair’s laboratory has 400 m2 of pilot infrastructure located at 4070 Boulevard de Portland in Sherbrooke. The laboratory is shared with engineers and professionals from the companies Fractal and CRB Innovations. Reaction systems are usually designed, assembled and optimized on site ensuring a speed of execution generally exceeding expectations.