PhD Studentship: Nutrition and Metabolism Research Group

4 years.

Start date
June 2024 but negotiable



The Nutrition and Metabolism Research Group at Queen’s University is seeking a motivated PhD student. The exact project(s) will be decided upon in collaboration with the successful candidate but will involve studying how nutrition affects clinically relevant health outcomes in humans. These clinical measurements will be complemented by the application of stable isotopic tracer, mitochondrial respiratory function, proteomic, and various other wet lab/molecular techniques.


Applicants must be a Canadian Permanent Resident or Citizen with a strong academic transcript. Preference will be given to those who already hold an M.Sc.


This studentship comes with an internal award, but all applicants will be expected to apply for external funding (e.g., NSERC, CIHR, etc.).

Application process

Potential applicants are required to send a CV, recent academic transcript, a 1-page outline of why you would like to join the lab, and full contact details of two referees to Dr. Chris McGlory ( Informal inquiries can also be made to Dr. McGlory at any time. Queen’s is committed to equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons. The position will remain open until it is filled.