Research Opportunities

Funded Master’s in Environmental Life Sciences Position

Currently seeking a highly motivated graduate student to work at the Master’s level on projects related to dithiolene-metal complexes at Brandon University. The successful applicant will use computational/theoretical chemistry tools to carry out investigations of diselenolene-metal complexes for possible application in solving environment, energy, and health related problems. Interested students are encouraged to contact Dr. Bushnell at bushnelle@brandonu.ca. Please include a brief description of your interest and a CV in your email. Funding options are available for both Canadian and international students.

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start Date: September 2018 preferred

Founded in 1899, Brandon University is a small but thriving institution located in southwestern Manitoba. Students have access to state-of-the-art molecular and computational tools.


M.Sc. Position at Brandon University

The Cassone lab at Brandon University is seeking a highly motivated M.Sc. student to work on projects related to wireworm biology and integrative pest management. The successful applicant will gain valuable experience conducting field work and using cutting-edge molecular biology tools. This collaborative position is funded for two years and includes stipend support.

Interested students are encouraged to contact Dr. Cassone directly for further information (cassoneb@brandonu.ca). Please include a brief statement of interest and a CV in your email.

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start Date: Summer 2018 preferred

Founded in 1899, Brandon University is a small but thriving institution located in southwestern Manitoba. Students have access to fully renovated labs, greenhouse and growth chamber facilities, as well as state-of-the-art molecular and computational equipment.