Self Assembly in Soft Matter Physics & Physical Oceanography

Openings and About St. John's

About Openings in the Soft Matter Lab

Interested in Soft Matter research? See the following one-page summary for a quick overview. Contact me (email is often quickest) if you are looking for an interesting (undergraduate or graduate) research project in an active and interdisciplinary field. It is helpful if you include a current cv and a short paragraph (as specific as possible) about your background and interests.

There are periodic vacancies for undergraduate positions during the Fall and Winter terms funded by the MUCEP programme. Graduate students are funded via an NSERC Discovery grant, as well as university fellowships and teaching stipends. There is no opening for a postdoctoral researcher at this time.

Techniques used are a combination of fluorescence laser-scanning confocal microscopy, pulsed-gradient nuclear magnetic resonance (PFG-NMR). These techniques are also extensively used in chemistry and/or the biological sciences. Skills and techniques useful to our research are:

About St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Spout

St. John's is one of the eastern-most cities in North America, and on the east coast of the island of Newfoundland. It is notable for its proximity to the outdoors: hiking in the summer, snowshoeing in winter, and seeing icebergs in the spring and the coastal wildlife (whales, puffins...) in the Atlantic ocean. See here for more...