Join the team


The Laboratory for Solar Energy and Fuels (LSEF) is actively seeking motivated individuals of all educational levels i.e. semester students, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., and Postdocs, with interest and/or background in Electrical-, Material-, and Chemical Engineering or related disciplines. Funded undergraduate and graduate positions are available but eligible candidates are encouraged to seek out opportunities for independent grants.

UBC Okanagan is located in the heart the beautiful Okanagan Valley which is known for its numerous lakes, wine and fruit orchards, and ample opportunities for skiing, biking, hiking, water sports, and climbing.

For further information and to learn more about potential research projects please send your cover letter and CV to

Immediate Positions:

– PhD in the area of solar fuels (link)
– MASc in the area of PV system modelling
– PDF (2 positions) in the area of solar fuels (link)

Equity Statement:

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.


Further links and information

Graduate Students Scholarship Opportunities

Grants and Application (General): link

NSERC (Canadian): link

Mitacs Accelerate (All): link

Mitacs Globalink (International): link

Vanier (All) : link

Fulbright (American): link

China Scholarship Council (Chinese, PhD level): link

SERB-UBC Scholarship (Indian, PhD level): link

Other sources of scholarships (non-Canadians): link1, link2


Undergraduate Student Opportunities

UBC Okanagan Undergraduate Student Awards: (link)

Indigenous Research Mentorship (IRM) Program (Local): link

UBC Okanagan Work-Study (Local): link

NSERC (Canadian): link

Mitacs Globalink (International): link

Other scholarships (non-Canadians): link1, link2


Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

Postdoctoral Awards (General): link

Banting (All): link

Killam (All): link

Mitacs Accelerate (All): link

Mitacs (Chinese): link

Fulbright (American): link



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