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PhD Candidate in Advanced Electromagnetic Shielding
University of British Columbia

Date Posted May 26, 2022
Title PhD Candidate in Advanced Electromagnetic Shielding
University University of British Columbia
Kelowna, BC, Canada
Department School of Engineering
Application Deadline Jun. 1, 2022
Position Start Date Jan. 1, 2023
  • Graduate Student
  • Optics & Optical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Electrical and/or Electronics

About the Position

The Markley Electromagnetics Research Group is located within the School of Engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus (UBCO) in Kelowna, BC. We have a funded PhD position available for January 2023 in the area of advanced electromagnetic shielding using 3D structured surfaces. We are particularly interested in candidates with:

  • a strong background in electromagnetic modeling and simulation of periodic structures and surfaces (metasurfaces, metamaterials, frequency-selective surfaces, etc);
  • hands-on experience in electromagnetic testing and characterization of materials (worked with a VNA, anechoic chamber, etc);
  • experience in writing high-quality journal articles;
  • a friendly attitude and strong interpersonal skills;
  • a passion to work in a collaborative research environment.

About the School of Engineering at UBCO

The School of Engineering at UBCO is located in the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of Syilx Okanagan Nation. The School has assembled a world-class faculty and has developed an innovative engineering curriculum to offer undergraduate and graduate engineering degrees in Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing specializations. The campus is situated in one of the most scenic and appealing regions in Canada and offers faculty and students an intimate learning environment and exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary and region-centered research.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Loïc Markley ( by sending their CV, transcripts, English proficiency scores, and a statement of qualifications. The subject line of your email should be of the format PhD Applicant LASTNAME. Candidates must also submit an application to the UBC College of Graduate Studies with all accompanying documents by June 1, 2022 to be considered for the position.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Loïc Markley
    School of Engineering
    University of British Columbia
    Kelowna, BC


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