Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX X am currently working as post-doctoral fellow at UBC. I've been in these position for 1y and 5 months. In 2007 I spent 6 months in the same university working as Visiting scholar. I would like to know if I am eligible to apply for immigration under the Canadian Experience Class.Thanks a lot,Ana
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I just need to make sure I am understanding what you have been doing.Is this considered to be full-time employment?Are you on a work permit?So, basically you are asking if the 6 months can be counted toward the 2 year requirement is that it?Did you study in Canada as well?
As you likely know, the way this works, is that you must have obtained the equivalent of 24 months of full-time or full-time equivalent (one week is 37.5 hours of work) Canadian skilled work experience at NOC Skill Type 0, or Skill Level A or B. This work experience must have been acquired in Canada (within 36 months preceding the date the application is made*).
Sorry, I didn't mean to push enter mid-sentence.So, as long as the work you did as a visiting scholar meets the same requirements you will be OK so long as you meet the 3 year cut-off.
That sounds correct to me.If you are still working now then as the time goes on you are building up the two years from this end as well.
I will see if I can check. I will be back in a minute or two.
I don't see why they wouldn't be. They are both clearly listed but maybe I am missing your point. What is your concern exactly as I don't see one myself.
Oh.There are different types of categories. Some are on the NOC and others are not.But you are covered as a professor. You are viewed as highly desirable. You would not have received the work permit if that was not the case.I can answer some more questions.
Quebec operates separately from the rest of Canada with respect to immigration.If you plan to live in Quebec, you must apply to be selected at the Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles du Québec. www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/index.asp.Are you asking about applying as a skilled worker rather than under the Canada Experience program then?
If you are then you need a permanent job offer. That doesn't mean tenure but it does mean not of a fixed term only.
OKIf you have further follow-up questions you can still post back. We are out of chat mode. But, I am still available to answer.I am going out for a run now as it's beautiful in Toronto but otherwise will be available most of the day and even for part of the evening.