Student Research Opportunities

The research opportunities listed below are available to students of all disciplines. UNBC encourages all eligible students, including Indigenous people, visible minorities, diversely-abled people, women, and people from the LGBTQ2S+ communities to apply. 

Please contact researchers directly for more information on a specific research opportunity or to submit an application.

To post a research opportunity please contact Nicole Balliet at nicole.balliet@unbc.ca or Sharleen Balogh at sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca and provide the information requested below.


Available Positions

Graduate Studies in Neurobiology

Location/Campus: UNBC - Prince George Campus
Discipline (e.g. Chemistry): Health Sciences or Biochemistry
Level of Study (UG, Master's, PhD): Master's or PhD
Paid, Volunteer or Credit Position: Paid (Scholarship or Stipend)
Start Date of Position: To be determined
Job/Project Description: Project Description
Specific Skills Required: See Project Description
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Name of Researcher: Dr. Kendra Furber
Contact Information: kendra.furber@unbc.ca


Graduate Studies Opportunity in Social Innovation relating to Sustainable Food Systems

Location/Campus: UNBC - Prince George Campus
Discipline (e.g. Chemistry): Sustainability/Social Innovation
Level of Study (UG, Master's, PhD): Master's
Paid, Volunteer or Credit Position: Paid (Stipend and Operational Budget)
Start Date of Position: To be determined
Job/Project Description: Project Description and Application Instructions
Specific Skills Required: Academic excellence; Applied research experience; Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; Project management skills; Interdisciplinary collaboration experience
Application Deadline: September 30, 2019 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled)
Name of Researcher: Dr. Art Fredeen and Dr. Mark Groulx
Contact Information: art.fredeen@unbc.ca and mark.groulx@unbc.ca


Patient Impacts of Moose-Vehicle Collisions

Location/Campus: UNBC - Prince George Campus
Discipline (e.g. Chemistry): Health Sciences or Biology
Level of Study (UG, Master's, PhD): Undergrad (3rd or 4th year)
Paid, Volunteer or Credit Position: Unpaid
Start Date of Position: January 2020 to April 2021
Job/Project Description: Project Description
Specific Skills Required: Independet Study Project or Thesis potential
Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled
Name of Researcher: Dr. Roy Rea
Contact Information: reav@unbc.ca


Autumn Diets of Grouse of Northern BC

Location/Campus: UNBC - Prince George Campus
Discipline (e.g. Chemistry): Natural Resources or Biology
Level of Study (UG, Master's, PhD): Undergrad (3rd or 4th year)
Paid, Volunteer or Credit Position: Unpaid
Start Date of Position: January 2020 to April 2021
Job/Project Description: Project Description
Specific Skills Required: Independet Study Project potential
Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled
Name of Researcher: Dr. Roy Rea
Contact Information: reav@unbc.ca


Global Trends in Moose Management

Location/Campus: UNBC - Prince George Campus
Discipline (e.g. Chemistry): Natural Resources or Biology
Level of Study (UG, Master's, PhD): Undergrad (3rd or 4th year)
Paid, Volunteer or Credit Position: Unpaid
Start Date of Position: September 2019 - April 2020
Job/Project Description: Project Description
Specific Skills Required: Independent Study Project potential
Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled
Name of Researcher: Dr. Roy Rea
Contact Information: reav@unbc.ca