Available Positions

Ph.D. Student Positions in Plant Development

The Scarpella lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta is seeking one or two highly motivated Ph.D. students with a strong interest in plant development. The selected student(s) will start graduate school on September 1, 2020, and will combine molecular genetics and live imaging to understand the mechanisms controlling vein formation in the Arabidopsis leaf. A research-based M.Sc. degree is preferred but not required.

If you wish to be considered, please send as a single PDF file to Enrico Scarpella (enrico.scarpella@ualberta.ca):

(1) A cover letter explaining your motivation to pursue the project above and confirming that you meet the department’s minimum academic and English language requirements (please see https://uofa.ualberta.ca/biological-sciences/graduate-studies/for-applicants)

(2) Your CV, including unofficial transcripts

(3) Contact information for two referees

Please write “Ph.D. Student Positions in Plant Development” in the subject line. Please send the material above by November 15, 2019.

For information on graduate studies in the department, including financial information, please see: https://uofa.ualberta.ca/biological-sciences/graduate-studies/for-applicants