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Postdoctoral Fellows at SFU
As a postdoctoral fellow, you will be able to broaden your research expertise, build associations with established researchers and strengthen your publication record, thereby enhancing your future employment opportunities. You have the opportunity to make significant contributions to your chosen field, the University, faculty researchers, and graduate students.
Featured Postdoctoral Fellow
Jens is a School of Computing Science Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research is in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, a subarea of Artificial Intelligence that studies how an agent's knowledge can be represented symbolically and subsequently manipulated through reasoning algorithms.
Anil is a postdoctoral fellow interested on human-computer interaction and virtual and augmented reality.
Amber is an education Postdoctoral Fellow investigating how storied resistances against rape culture are enacted online through young adult (YA) fanfiction. (Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship)
Bulmaro specializes in the use of robotic devices and augmented real-time feedback to aid in the rehabilitation and assistance of people with disabilities.
Anastasia is a postdoctoral fellow at the Beedie School of Business focusing on regulations adopted by host states to govern foreign direct investment made by state-owned enterprises.
Dr. Jones' research will study the influence of external interventions on microbiome composition.
Sina is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology in the Faculty of Science researching how the brain controls walking under different conditions. He is a CIHR award recipient.
Alexander is a postdoctoral fellow researching wetlands and their process of removing pollutants such as industrial wastes from the water. (Canadian Pacific/Teck Resources Award for Environmental Innovation, Simons Foundation Graduate Award in the Faculty of Environment, three Mitacs Accelerate internships and the Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship award)
Friederike is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography, Faculty of Environment.
Priyanka is working to identify and characterize new candidate proteins by integrating structural bioinformatics, biochemical and reverse proteomic approach.
Kieran is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Biological Sciences researching anthropogenic noise and the ecological effects of noise pollution on fish and invertebrates communities. (Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellowship)
Dr. Wilson studies the social-ecological diversity and resilience in Canadian fisheries.
Dr. Letham examines shoreline changes in the Northwest Coast of North America.
Peter Thompson is a quantitative ecologist interested in developing innovative statistical methods that can be used to solve urgent problems in wildlife conservation and management. Peter is a recipient of the Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Neethu is a postdoctoral fellow at the Beedie School of Business. She is an ethnographer who specializes in Economic Sociology, Gender, and Indigenous Studies.
Discover the range of professional development opportunities available to assist you in your journey at SFU.
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Campus Life and GPS Events
Many of the University community resources open to graduate students are open to postdoctorals too!
Visit the community guide to find resources on research, learning, wellness and peer support.
GPS also hosts a variety of in-person and virtual events throughout the year highlighting SFU big thinkers, university life and skill building opportunities.
Visit the GPS Events Calendar for more details.
Offices that support Postdocs at SFU
Role of Human Resources
All Postdoctoral Fellows must be formally appointed through Human Resources. If you have questions regarding your appointment, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions regarding payroll can be emailed to email@example.com.
Questions regarding benefits can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Role of Faculty Relations
Faculty Relations can help with immigration and visa advice.
Contact Faculty Relations by emailing email@example.com
For Immigration related questions please start with the SFU Immigration Portal. This portal has information for foreign nationals regarding eligibility requirements and the steps leading up to your arrival, including how to submit a work permit. For further assistance on immigration matters, please contact Alina Roman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Role of Office of Research Services
ORS has oversight of faculty members and independently funded research/research activities (Fund 31) and has institutional signing authority for external research pre and post award.
Note: ORS has no oversight of fellowship administration considered “non-research” (Fund 25). For further clarification contact email@example.com
Role of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS)
GPS is here to help you navigate campus resources, build your professional development as well as curate your SFU digital footprint.
Interested in being featured on our website? Visit Submit Your Profile to learn more.
Contact GPS via our Ticketing System
Postdoctoral Fellows Association (PDA)
The PDA is a postdoctoral directed body with the mission to make SFU postdoctoral fellows more visible within the university community.
The PDA holds regular social events, meets with the administration to advocate and support postdoctorals throughout the community.