I am always interested in talking with prospective undergraduate students who would like to gain research experience (i.e., volunteering) or transition to an Honours degree. Undergraduates that obtained a third year average of 75% and above are encouraged to apply.
I’m also happy to talk with prospective PhD students (nationals or internationals). Indeed, I am currently looking for two new PhD students. One of those projects is open for applications (see below).
The other (planned) project focuses on providing insight into the evolutionary history of sleep with emphasis on invertebrate phyla unstudied with respect to sleep. I’m also happy to entertain other ideas. If you would like to join the Sleep Ecophysiology Group, then please send me an e-mail with a cover letter detailing your interests, experience and career aspirations along with an up-to-date CV.
Lastly, I am very happy to talk with prospective post-doctoral research fellows, but you will need to secure independent funding (e.g., an ARC DECRA). Applications for DECRA Research Fellowships have an internal closing date in February each year. Send me an e-mail and we can discuss possible ways forward.
John Lesku, PhD
School of Life Sciences | La Trobe University
Melbourne VIC 3086 | Australia
T: +61 (0)3 9479 1427 | F: +61 (0)3 9479 1551
E: J.Lesku@latrobe.edu.au | W: https://leskulab.org