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To all prospective students:

When reaching out to Dr. Le, please include the following in your email:

  • Name, program, year of study

  • CV or resume, including extracurricular activities

  • Most recent transcript (unofficial is fine)

  • A one-paragraph research interest statement describing…

    • why you are interested in doing research in our group

    • what you hope to learn from this experience

    • what unique skills you will bring to the project

    • your future career ambitions

Current Openings:

Graduate Students

We are always seeking graduate students at both the MSc and PhD levels. While previous research experience is not necessary, it is highly preferred. Please contact Dr. Le at least 6 months in advance. 

Undergraduate Students

There are three ways undergraduate students can gain research experience in our group:

a) Undergraduate Thesis (CHEM 4000)

We have 1-2 openings each year for thesis students. Please contact Dr. Le at least 3 months in advance to secure a position for the Fall/Winter or Summer semesters.


b) Paid positions supported by NSERC USRA/DURA

These competitive scholarships are available to students with excellent academic records. NSERC USRA is open to domestic students at any Canadian university. DURA positions are open to students at York (both domestic and international). Please contact Dr. Le at least 2 months in advance of the application deadline (late February each year)


c) Research Experience Term Course (i.e., volunteering)

A limited number of volunteering positions are available for undergraduate students at York University who are enrolled in the Chemistry program. Requirements include completion of the CHEM 2020/2021 sequence with good academic standing.


Postdoctoral Positions

There are no openings at this time.

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