Opportunities

Graduate Students

We are always looking for new graduate students interested in using synthetic organic chemistry to explore biological questions.  Potential applicants should include their transcripts, a brief resume, and the contact information for at least two academic refences.  Applicants from outside of Canada may be considered but must be eligible for external funding support.  Competitive students will have a GPA of at least 3.5 from their Bachelor's degree along with some form of undergraduate research experience.

General information about graduate studies in Chemistry at the University of Calgary.

For more information, please contact dderksen@ucalgary.ca 


Post-doctoral Researchers

Suitably qualified applicants who are eligible for external support are welcome to contact dderksen@ucalgary.ca  Funded positions are not currently available.


Undergraduate Students

If you are  interested in organic synthesis and are in your third or fourth year of studies at the University of Calgary, you may be interested in completing a 402 or 502 project in the Derksen lab.  Please provide transcripts and at least one U of C reference when applying.  Contact dderksen@ucalgary.ca for more information.  



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