Open gradute student positions at McMaster University

We have openings for 1 graduate student in surgical education, starting in September 2020. Positions are available through the Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, Computional Science and Engineering, and Health Science Education programs. Opportunities are available to work on projects related to assessment and evaluation, skill acquisition, observational learning, and competency-based medical education. 

Prospective Students

Most members of our group fall into one of these categories:

If you feel that you have an appropriate background and interest, fit the description below, and are interested in joining our group, please feel free to connect with us

What do we look for in a prospective student?

  1. Research interests that are well-aligned with our current projects or my interests
  2. Strong critical thinking and reading skills
  3. Very strong writing skills
  4. A willingness to be "thrown into the deep end"
  5. Strong evidence of active interests outside of academia

When you contact us, please introduce yourself and include information about your intended career trajectory, your research interests, why you are interested in working with us, and any other relevant information that you wish to share.

Please also include a writing sample, a copy of your CV and a copy of your transcript (unofficial is fine).

It is important to remember that a healthy supervisor/student partnership is a symbiotic relationship. You are strongly encouraged to talk to several potential supervisors and pick the one that is the best fit for you!