Prospective Students

Graduate Studies

The University of Alberta Applied Ethology Research Group is an innovative lab conducting research in support of animal behaviour, welfare and technological advancement.  It continues to generate interest from farms and ag-tech industries around the world.  Conducting research with the Applied Ethology Research Group provides you with an opportunity to contribute to this unique collaboration.

Interested in joining the Applied Ethology Research Group?

Qualified candidates, including prospective graduate (MSc-Thesis based, MSc-Course based, and PhD) and undergraduate student summer students with a GPA greater than 3.3 (on a 4 point scale) who have a strong interest in working in the field of animal behaviour and welfare as a career path, may apply. Graduate student and other positions are dependent on research and/or scholarship funding and availability. Prospective graduate students are strongly encouraged to apply for scholarship support (eg NSERC or other).

As positions within the research group become available, candidates may send a cover letter including career goals, research interests, curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 academic references to:

Dr. Clover Bench
4-10 Agriculture/Forestry Ctr
Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada  T6G 2P5

Please note, no stipend supported MSc Thesis-based, PhD or Post-Doctoral Fellow positions are currently available in the Bench Ethology Lab at this time. However, MSc Course-based positions may be available.