Current openings

We are hiring a postdoctoral fellow and two PhD students to work on a joint project between two labs at the University of Toronto and the University of Victoria on accelerated discovery of useful semiconductors.

The PDF and one PhD student will be based at the University of Victoria and focus on experimental work. Prior experience with high-throughput synthesis, high-throughput characterization, and/or solution-processed perovskites is required. Experience with machine learning techniques would be an asset.

The second PhD student (domestic only!) will work from within the team at the University of Toronto focusing on computational studies. Prior experience with quantum chemistry and machine learning for inorganic materials is required.

Interested candidates are encouraged to email their CV (+ transcripts for PhD students) to Prof. Saidaminov ( and Prof. Voznyy ( by April 30, 2020.

The University of Toronto is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Read our full equity statement here:

PhD degree positions

Domestic students for direct-entry PhD program 
through the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences or through the Department of Chemistry.

International students – deadline for Fall 2020 is in December.

MITACS GRA program for undergrads, MSc, PhDs and postdocs within 2 years from their PhD – a funded research visit to UofT for up to 6 months.


We welcome candidates to apply for a scholarship together with our group: