Graduate Students and Post-Doc in Fish Physiology

Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador
Graduate Student Stipend ~$20,000 - $22,000; Post-Doc salary $45, 000 - $50,000 + benefits
December 11 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Graduate Student and Post-Doc Opportunities in Fish Physiology 

The Ocean Sciences Centre (OSC), home of Memorial University’s Dept. of Ocean Sciences, is one of Canada’s largest marine labs, and specializes in research on cold-water marine species and processes, including aquaculture (see

At present, Dr. Kurt Gamperl is looking for Graduate Students and/or a Post-Doctoral Fellow to join his integrative research program in May or September of 2019, and to work in the below areas:

  1. Temperature and hypoxic effects on fish cardiorespiratory function (M.Sc. or Ph.D.). M.Sc. candidates would be expected to have knowledge in fish / comparative physiology, and Ph.D. candidates to have direct research experience with fish and/or cardiorespiratory physiology.
  2. Effects of increasing temperature on salmon transcriptomics and epigenetics (Ph.D. or Post-Doc). Candidates should have previous experience with transcriptomics research, and some knowledge / of experience with some of the following techniques (i.e., qPCR, RNAseq, microarrays etc.)

All positions come with a generous stipend, and applicants will have the opportunity to attend both national and international conferences. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact details of 3 referees who can comment on the applicant’s research experience / potential. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. For further information about aspects of the research program / position, please contact Dr. Kurt Gamperl (709-864-2692;