Zoology: PhD Position 1410 views1 application

The Matthews Lab in the Zoology Department at University of British Columbia (UBC) is inviting applications to recruit a highly motivated PhD student to pursue NSERC-funded research into the respiratory and acid-base physiology of developmentally amphibious insects.

Starting date: The position can be taken up anytime in 2017

Research projects include (but are not limited to):

  • The dynamic control of air and fluid within the tracheal system:
  • Changes in respiratory sensitivity across development:


  • Applicant must hold M.Sc in comparative physiology, biomechanics/biophysics, or other biology-related field
  • Applicant must demonstrate excellence in scientific achievement and publication
  • Applicant must possess excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Applicant must have some hands-on experience with animal physiology


  • Interested candidates may email the following to Dr Phil Matthews at pmatthews@zoology.ubc.ca
  • Letter indicating background and research interests
  • Recent CV
  • Copy of academic grade transcript
  • 2 references with names and contact information.
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization University of British Columbia
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Canada
Subject areas Physiology, Biomechanics, Biophysics, Zoology, Biology, Life Sciences
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Master’s
Deadline Open until filled

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