Funded Ph.D. positions in our lab:

We are seeking a motivated candidates to join our team to study fruit morphodynamics in Arabidopsis ( This project will be held in collaboration with Dr. Shelley Hepworth (Carleton University) and Dr. Anne-Lise Routier (University of Montreal).

We are interested in highly motivated candidates with background in plant biology. Experience in microscopy and molecular biology are assets. The applicant should have good interpersonal skills and be able to work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment. Diversity is considered a strength within the lab and all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for this position.

Interested applicants should send a CV, a motivation letter (one page maximum – clearly specifying your scientific interest), as well as names and contact of 2 referees to

Deadline for applications: until the position is filled.


We are open to host internship students at various levels (e.g. undergraduate, graduate). Please contact Dr. Daniel Kierzkowski to inquire about the possibilities. Please explain your motivation, and include the information about the desired duration of stay and your funding situation.

For visitors from outside Canada that are planning to stay longer than 3 weeks, immigration procedures have to be completed.

Possible funding sources:

  • MITACS (M.Sc. and Ph.D. foreign students including France);
  • ELAP (M.Sc. and Ph.D. student from Latin America);
  • Merit-based scholarship from your home country;

Graduate students:

Spontaneous applications are welcome but are subject to availability of funds and mutual agreements. If you want to apply please send Dr. Daniel Kierzkowski following documents:

  • Motivation letter including: (1) a statement about your research experience and interests; (2) an explanation why you are interested in our lab in particular; (3) information about your long-term career goals;
  • Detailed CV including your technical skills;
  • Name and contact of one referee (for Ph.D. studies application only)

Possible funding sources:

Postdoctoral fellows

Email Dr. Daniel Kierzkowski so we can discuss how our research interests align and potential projects.

Possible funding sources: