Employment, Volunteer and Graduate Positions

Updated May 2016

Current Postings:


Memorial University of Newfoundland
Department of Ocean Sciences
Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Physiological Ecology of Marine Organisms

The deadline for receipt of applications is June 6, 2016. Applicants should send a statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses (including email) of three referees to

Dr. Garth Fletcher (fletcher@mun.ca)
Att: Tier 2 CRC in Marine Physiological Ecology
Department of Ocean Sciences
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, Newfoundland A1C 5S7 Canada
Please use reference number VPA-OSC-2016-001



 Dr. Iain McGaw's Lab

Graduate student positions available for students interested in invertebrate ecophysiology, behaviour and aquaculture/fisheries.

Opportunities in the Dr. Annie Mercier Lab:



Dr. Patrick Gagnon

Email: pgagnon@mun.ca

Website: http://www.ucs.mun.ca/~pgagnon/

Undergraduate and graduate research positions in subtidal marine biology and ecology.


Honours Students

The following faculty members are seeking honours students in several research areas. If you would like to become an honours student, please send an email directly to the faculty member (email link is provided).

Dr. Richard Rivkin
Email: rrivkin@mun.ca

  1. Influence on nutrients and temperature on bacterial community structure.
  2. Relationship between microbial growth and loss rates under varying nutrient regimes.

Dr. Mark Abrahams

Email: mabrahams@mun.ca

MSc and PhD student positions available in research at the interface of behavioural/ evolutionary ecology and physiological ecology