Graduate student position in plant molecular biology

04 Aug 2023 14:37 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

A funded graduate student position is available to study peptide signaling controlling plant growth and development in the Lee laboratory at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The selected student will combine molecular genetics, biochemistry, imaging, and proteomics to understand how cells interact to control diverse developmental processes in the plant model organisms, Arabidopsis (for dicots) and Brachypodium (for monocots). The student will be under the guidance of Drs. Jin Suk Lee (Concordia) and Jeong Ill Kim (Kumho Life and Environmental Science Laboratory). Please contact Dr. Lee ( for additional information regarding the project and position.

Concordia is a full-spectrum, research-intensive university that conducts leading-edge research in a variety of areas including cell and molecular biology. The collegial environment, state-of- the-art facilities, and accomplished faculty make the Biology Department at Concordia a great place to conduct graduate research. Montreal is a great place to live and located in cultural capital Quebec.

We are interested in highly motivated candidates with background in molecular biology, with good communication skills. Research experience in protein biochemistry or plant biology is preferred, but not required. Diversity is considered a strength within the lab and all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for this position.

Interested applicants are welcome to apply by submitting a single PDF containing curriculum vitae, a brief description of research experience, and contact information for two references. Email your application by August 30, 2023 to Dr. Jin Suk Lee ( with subject heading ‘Graduate student position application’.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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