Graduate School Opportunities
If you are an undergrad who is interested in graduate school and the joys of starting a career in research,
check out the positions available here. You'll find PhD grad school positions here too.
Are you a professor looking for a bigger pool of students? Send your grad student ads to
AAFC and UBC are currently seeking a qualified applicant for an MSc position with experience in plant biology, plant
biochemistry and/or crop sciences. Responsibilities will include screening canola germplasm under steady-state
hydroponics (nitrate & ammonium N sources) and use stable 15N isotope to integrate N fluxes, assimilation, allocation
and remobilization in plants.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and University of British Columbia, 10/29/2018
MSc Position – Cannabis production
A M.Sc. studentship is available involving research at The University of Guelph’s Controlled Environment Systems
Research Facility (CESRF) (www.ces.uoguelph.ca) in collaboration with Vivo Cannabis Inc (www.vivocannabis.com), and
potentially funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) (www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca).
University of Guelph, Ontario, 10/17/2018
Graduate Student Position Available
A graduate student (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) position is available in Lethbridge Research and Development Centre,
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in collaboration with Dr. Dmytro Yevtushenko in the Department of Biological Sciences
(University of Lethbridge) to study the effects of storage conditions on physiological and biochemical changes of potato
tubers and processed products.
Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Alberta, 09/25/2018
MSc in Applied Science
A graduate student position is available in the Department of Biology, Saint Mary’s University,
Halifax, Canada to work on a project that aims to determine the precursors of aerobic methane in
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, 09/13/2018
Graduate Student Positions Available
Applications are invited for graduate student positions in the Department of Biology at the University of Western Ontario.
The project will involve discovery and characterization of genes responsible for regulating important crop traits; e.g. yield,
quality and stress response.
University of Western Ontario, 08/21/2018
PhD, MSc AND SENIOR UNDERGRADUATE FUNDED
POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN BIOMASS CROPS RESEARCH
Dr. Kevin Vessey, a plant biologist at Saint Mary's University in
Halifax, Canada, is looking for students to pursue their thesis
research on projects to study yield potential and biological inputs
of five biomass crops, (sweet sorghum, switchgrass, Miscanthus,
and short-rotation [coppiced] hybrid-poplar and willow) in Nova
St. Mary's University, 06/22/2018
Ph.D. position in plant systems biology
The Ph.D. position will be based in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of
Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in the laboratory of Dr. R. Glen Uhrig.
University of Alberta, 06/11/2018
Graduate Student Positions Available
Graduate student positions (M. Sc. and Ph. D.) are available in the Department of Biology,
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario to work on the projects aimed at “Regulation
of Isoflavonoid Biosynthesis in soybean”.
University of Western Ontario, 06/02/2018
MSc and PhD positions available
Two graduate student opportunities are available at the Department of Biology of the University of Western Ontario,
and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, London Research and Development Centre in London, Ontario, in
Frédéric Marsolais’ laboratory.
UWO and AAFC, 05/17/2018
MSc or PhD graduate studentship position available
Applications are invited for either an MSc or PhD position in plant signal transduction research
in the Department of Biology, Queen’s University. Candidates should have completed (or be completing)
their undergraduate degree and have course and/or practical experience in plant biology, cell and
molecular biology, and biochemistry.
Queen's University, 05/02/2018
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