Postdoctoral Fellows

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

  • Anil is a postdoctoral fellow interested on human-computer interaction and virtual and augmented reality.

  • 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.

  • Amber is an education Postdoctoral Fellow investigating how storied resistances against rape culture are enacted online through young adult (YA) fanfiction. (Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship)

  • Dr. Wilson studies the social-ecological diversity and resilience in Canadian fisheries.

  • Friederike is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography, Faculty of Environment.

  • 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)

  • Dr. Letham examines shoreline changes in the Northwest Coast of North America.

  • Dr. Jones' research will study the influence of external interventions on microbiome composition.

  • 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)

  • Priyanka is working to identify and characterize new candidate proteins by integrating structural bioinformatics, biochemical and reverse proteomic approach.

  • Bulmaro specializes in the use of robotic devices and augmented real-time feedback to aid in the rehabilitation and assistance of people with disabilities.

  • 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.


  • Appointment related questions:
    Contact Faculty Relations
  • University community related questions:
    Contact GPS via our Ticketing System

Role of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS)


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Role of Faculty Relations


Faculty Relations can help with human resources related questions.

If you have questions regarding your appointment, payroll, benefits or visa, contact Faculty Relations.

Visit Faculty Relations Postdoctoral Fellows or email

Find External Funding


Review various external sources where you may find and receive funding.

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Postdoctoral Positions


Interested in becoming a postdoctoral fellow at SFU?

Learn about positions that may be offered at SFU or externally.

Professional Development


Discover the range of professional development opportunities available to assist you in your journey at SFU.

Looking to explore what comes next in your career? 

Check out the Career Compass workshop series

Postdoctoral Fellow Appointments


All Postdoctoral Fellows must be formally appointed through Faculty Relations.

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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.

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.

Learn more about the PDA