Funded M.Sc. or Ph.D. position for domestic (Canadian/permanent resident) students at Western U. or at UNB

We have a position for an M. Sc. or Ph. D. position for domestic (Canadian) students to work on a project that aims to use UAV imagery for crop disease detection, starting in September 2018.

Eligible Candidates:

· Applicants should have successfully completed a BSc. or an M.Sc. degree and have preferably a strong background in phytopathology or agronomy
· It is critical the applicant has a strong ability to data analysis as well as good writing and oral skills.
· Prior research experience as documented in peer-reviewed publications will be an asset
· The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada

The student will be co-supervised by Prof. Jinfei Wang (Western U.) and by Prof. Brigitte Leblon (UNB). The position is funded by an industry partner located in London (Ontario). The student will be located either in Western U. (Ontario) or at UNB (NB) but will be expected to travel from time to time at the other university and to the industry partner.

Interested applicants should email a CV, a copy of academic transcripts, list of publications, and the names/contact information of three references.

For more information or application, please contact Prof. Jinfei Wang ( or Prof. Brigitte Leblon (