The J. P. Das Centre on Developmental and Learning Disabilities in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada) welcomes applications for a PhD position to start in the Fall 2017.

The student is expected to work on a project examining the development and intervention of reading fluency as well as on related projects in learning disabilities. We guarantee financial support to the successful individual for the first two years of his/her PhD program with an option to extend the funding for two more years. This support is in the form of research assistantship and the PhD student is expected to work in close collaboration with Drs. George Georgiou and Rauno Parrila.

The candidate should have an excellent academic record and demonstrate skills in conducting research and in reporting research findings. For more information, you can contact Dr. George Georgiou (