Highly motivated Postdoctoral fellow and graduate student candidates are encouraged to email their CV and transcripts to Dr. Saidaminov ( to initiate a conversation. The corresponding letter should explain demonstrated track record and experiences relevant to one of the following areas:

  • Tandem and flexible large-area perovskite solar cells
  • Perovskite single crystals for solar cells and X-ray detectors
  • Exploration of micro-structural origins of the performance limitations of perovskite-based solar cells using low dose electron ptychography and coherent diffractive imaging methods (co-supervised with Prof. Blackburn, send your application to both and

Please note that only down-selected candidates will be contacted for further steps. Positions remain open until filled.

UVic 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:

Other opportunities

We fully support suitable candidates in their applications for external funding, including NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships ProgramMitacs Elevate, Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, NSERC Scholarship for graduate students, NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award and others. Interested candidates are encouraged to email ( their CV (+ transcripts for graduate candidates) to initiate a conversation.

We are also open to collaborate with industry partners to undertake an applied project and employ jointly researchers.

Useful links

UVic Graduate Studies – all students will have to formally apply for Graduate Studies at the University of Victoria.

Centre for Advanced Materials and Related Technology (CAMTEC) – we have an exclusive access to all CAMTEC facilities, including an in-lab SAXS and the world’s highest-resolution electron microscope.

Victoria BC – we are located in Pacific Coast, where it (almost) never snows. They call our place “Garden City”.