Msc or PhD Studentships in Biochemistry/Food Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

A M.Sc. or Ph.D. student is sought in support of the Protein Quality and Utilization Program within the College of Agriculture and Bioresources at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.

The research area focuses on biopolymers as functional ingredients for food.


  • Applicants must be highly motivated to pursue a research career.
  • Candidates should have a strong background in chemistry, biochemistry, food science or one of the natural sciences.

  • Furthermore, interested individuals holding a four-year Bachelors degree in one of the aforementioned fields ought to have a minimum cumulative weighted average (University of Saskatchewan grade system equivalent) of 75% before considering submission of an application.
  • The ability to work independently is necessary and excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

    A successful application to the College of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Saskatchewan will be required.


    A stipend is available for the duration of the M.Sc. and Ph.D. studies.

    For Further Information:

    Contact: Dr. Michael Nickerson at Michael.Nickerson[ at ] (Tel(306)966-5030, fax (306)966-8898).

    How to Apply:

    Send your Curriculum vita, contact information, a complete College of Graduate Studies and Research application, and a covering letter stating how your background and qualifications match the position.

    Please quote position #mn2007.02. Mail your complete package to:

    Graduate Secretary
    Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences
    College of Agriculture and Bioresources
    University of Saskatchewan
    51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8, CANADA

    For more information see; Msc or PhD Studentships at University of Saskatchewan

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