PhD opportunity at the University of Calgary

Website University of Calgary

Department of Geoscience

The growing Tectonics and Thermochronology group at the University of Calgary is accepting applications of graduate students to start in the Summer or Fall of 2019. We are looking for eager students with a background in geology, structural geology, geomorphology, petrology and/or sedimentology, that have skills or are willing to learn skills of geochronology, thermochronology, GIS, or landscape evolution modeling.

Research areas for potential student projects include but are not limited to: the structural evolution of strike-slip faults in transferring stress into the North American continent; foreland sedimentary record of the Canadian Cordilleran development; linking upper crustal deformation with deep crustal structures.

Our geo-and thermochronology facilities in the Department of Geoscience include a fission-track lab, U-Th/He lab, U-Pb laboratory. For more information on the Calgary Geo-and Thermochronology Lab please visit

The department of Geoscience at the University of Calgary is one of the biggest departments in North America and offers excellent research opportunities and collaborations across geology and geophysics. For more information on the department and other facilities please visit:

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Eva Enkelmann by email before the application deadline with a current CV, academic transcript and information on research experience and interests. Admissions requirements and other information about applying, and what the degree encompasses can be found:

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