Thesis-Based Master Position (MSc) in Experimental and Theoretical Thermodynamics

About the Position: The Thermodynamics and Thermophysical Properties (TTP) research group is looking for 1 Master (MSc) student position in Chemical Engineering at Lakehead University (Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada). The student will receive partial funding and will be working in the TTP research group under the supervision of Prof. Francisco Ramos-Pallares. The student will conduct experimental research on electrolyte thermodynamics as well as data analysis and modelling. Therefore, experience in the following is highly desirable: thermodynamics, mathematical modelling and MATLAB programming/optimization. At Lakehead University, besides research, MSc students are required to take 4 courses. The candidate is expected to start in January 2023.

How to Apply: The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and the application should include the following items: 1) cover letter; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Name of 2 references, and 4) Unofficial academic transcripts. Applications should be sent by email to Prof. Francisco Ramos-Pallares at Please send it as a single PDF file. If your first language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language proficiency score posted at the following link:

Indicate your score in the cover letter. The closing date for applications is September 10, 2022.

Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Thermodynamics and Thermophysical Properties (TTP) research group is constantly looking for passionate, creative, and diverse candidates for graduate studies. Lakehead University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of color, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQIA persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 

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