Faculty Positions

Explore our current Faculty openings through searching open positions at Faculty Relations. 

Undergraduate Student Positions

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA)

If you would like to gain research work experience that complements your studies in an academic setting, USRAs can provide you with financial support through your host institution. 

More Information:

Please see your Department pages for more information about undergraduate research opportunities:

Graduate Student Positions

Stay tuned for our listing of Graduate Research postings.

Researchers and Research Interests

Applied Mathematics

Name
Topic/Area
Level Summary & Further Information
Lyle Muller
Computational Neuroscience
PhD
Postdoctoral

Projects will focus on new computer vision algorithms for neural data, network models, and computation with spatiotemporal dynamics in neural systems. 

Muller Lab - https://www.mullerlab.ca/positions.html

Lindi Wahl
Mathematical Biology
PhD
Postdoctoral

Contact lwahl@uwo.ca for more information. 

http://publish.uwo.ca/~lwahl/

Biology

Name Level Summary & Further Information
Alexander Timoshenko

MSc

Cell biology of galectins.

Open to domestic students only.

Ryan Austin MSc
PhD

Genome editing to manipulate metabolic pathways in Arabidopsis Thailand. Systems biology of water stressed Medicago truncatula through assay and bioinformatic analysis of open chromatin, metabolites, and protein expression.

Open to domestic students only.

Abdelali Hannoufa MSc
PhD

Discovery and characterization of genes responsible for regulating important crop traits; e.g. yield, quality, and stress response.

Open to domestic students only.

Greg Thorn

MSc
PhD

Projects in mushroom systematics and ecology for honors thesis, research volunteers, and visiting graduate students.

Open to domestic and international students.

Sangeeta Dhaubhadel

MSc
PhD

Regulation of isoflavonoid biosynthesis in soybean.

Open to domestic and international students.

Liana Zanette

PhD

Postdoctoral

The ecology and landscape of fear in wildlife.

Open to domestic and international students.

Amanda Moehring

MSc
PhD

The genetic and neural basis of female mate preference behaviours (open to domestic students only). The genetic and cellular basis of male sterility (open to domestic and international students).

Brent Sinclair

PhD
Postdoctoral

Molecular physiology of insect freeze tolerance.

Open to domestic students only.

Chemistry

Name Level Summary & Further Information
Elizabeth Gillies

MSc
PhD

Please feel free to contact Beth (email) if you are interested in joining the group.

Admissions to the graduate program in Chemistry or Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Western are handled by the Admission’s Committee.

Joe Gilroy MSc
PhD
Postdoctoral (self-funded)

Contact Dr. Gilroy to discuss project availability.

Mikko Karttunen MSc
PhD

Contact Dr. Karttunen to discuss project availability.

Lars Onermann

MSc
PhD

Please feel free to contact Lars (email) if you are interested in joining the group.

Admissions to the graduate program in Chemistry or Biochemistry at Western are handled by the Admission’s Committee.

Ken Luyt

MSc
PhD

Please feel free to contact Dr. Luyt (email) if you are interested in joining the group.

Admissions to the graduate program in Chemistry at Western is handled by the Admission’s Committee.

Brian Pagenkopf

MSc
PhD

Synthetic Organic Chemistry: Methods, Catalysis, Natural Products, and Functional Materials.

Please feel free to contact Dr. Pagenkopf (email) if you are interested in joining the group.

Admissions to the graduate program in Chemistry at Western is handled by the Admission’s Committee.

Arghya Paul

MSc
PhD

Biomimetic Nanotransporters; Advanced biomaterials for stem cell-based cardiac repair; Medical implants with immune-modulation properties

Paul Ragogna

MSc
PhD

  1. Synthesizing strange molecules featuring the group 15 and 16 elements
  2. Utilizing E-H bonds in the creation of novel photopolymer networks
  3. Synthesis and self assembly of metal containing polymers
  4. Surface modification utilizing phosphonium salt chemistry

Contact Dr. Ragogna (email) with your CV as a .pdf if you are interested in joining the group.

Admissions to the graduate program in Chemistry at Western is handled by the Admission’s Committee.

Yang Song

MSc
PhD

  1. Experimental physical chemistry
  2. Chemical physics using spectroscopy and synchrotron radiation
  3. Chemistry and materials science under extreme conditions

Contact Dr. Song (email) to discuss project availability.

Admissions to the graduate program in experimental physical chemistry and chemical physics at Western are handled by the Admission’s Committee.

Viktor Staroverov

MSc
PhD

  1. Develop theoretical methods and computer programs for studying the electronic structure, physical properties, and chemical reactions of molecules and solids.
  2. Density-functional methods and their relation to wavefunction techniques

Contact Dr. Staroverov to discuss specific questions about working in his group.

Admissions to the graduate program in experimental physical chemistry and chemical physics at Western are handled by the Admission’s Committee.

Martin Stillman

MSc
PhD

Analysis of spectroscopic data to obtain structural or electronic configuration information for large molecules of bioinorganic interest:

  1. Metal-induced folding in metallothioneins
  2. Zinc and cadmium binding in single steps: the onset of clustering in the metallothioneins binding domains
  3. Arsenic binding to metallothioneins and the exposure of cysteins

Contact Dr. Stillman for project details.

Admissions to the graduate program in Bioinorganic Chemistry at Western are handled by the Admission’s Committee.

James Wisner

MSc
PhD

The design, synthesis, and characterization of new molecules that associate with each other in specific ways using multiple weak, non-covalent interactions

Clara Wren

MSc
PhD
Postdoctoral

Radiation-induced chemistry processes and their impact on the corrosion rates of industrial alloys.

Contact Dr. Wren for project details.

Admissions to the graduate program in Radiation-induced Chemistry Processes at Western are handled by the Admission’s Committee.

Postdoctoral Positions

For more information see Research Western.