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PhD Biology position available for a Global Water Futures-funded environmental genomics project

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The laboratories of Barb Katzenback and Paul Craig at the University of Waterloo, are seeking a PhD student for a Global Water Futures-funded environmental genomics research project: "Next generation solutions to ensure healthy water resources for future generations."

This work will be conducted in collaboration with Mark Servos and Andrew Doxey at the University of Waterloo and with John Giesy at the University of Saskatchewan.

Potential applicants should be highly motivated, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively, and possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Applicants should have meaningful experience in molecular biology and statistical analysis of biological data. Fieldwork experience and proficiency with bioinformatics is considered an asset. However, a willingness to learn these skills is required.

The successful candidate would be enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biology-Water graduate program under the Collaborative Water Program, supported by the Water Institute at the University of Waterloo. The candidate’s home department will be the Biology Department at the University of Waterloo.

To be eligible, the applicant must have successfully defended and submitted their MSc thesis prior to the proposed start date.

Starting date: Jan 1, 2018

Learn more about the position and how to apply