Current Opportunities

Graduate Student opportunity at Lethbridge Research and Development Centre


A graduate student (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) position is available in Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in collaboration with Dr. Dmytro Yevtushenko in the Department of Biological Sciences (University of Lethbridge) to study the effects of storage conditions on physiological and biochemical changes of potato tubers and processed products. 

Research experience in a federal government facility in partnership with universities prepares students for future career opportunities at the interface of academia, industry and government. 

Education and knowledge of biochemistry, food or plant science with excellent academic standing are expected to work on this project.

Interested students are encouraged to send a CV, unofficial university transcripts, and a brief statement of research interests to Drs. John Lu (Zhen-Xiang.Lu@AGR.GC.CA) and Dmytro Yevtushenko ( 

Applicants should have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (based on the uLethbridge 4.00 scale) on the last 20 graded university-level term courses. Applicants with GPA of 3.5 are offered the SGS Tuition Scholarship, which fully covers the Tuition Fees. International applicants must provide acceptable evidence of English Language Proficiency (ELP) for graduate students. 

Please find information on the application procedure at

The next deadlines for receiving all official documentation by the Admissions Office are October 1, 2018 (Spring 2019 intake) and February 1, 2019 (Summer 2019 intake).