What: 1 to 2 year postdoctoral fellowship
Where: Atmospheric Science & Technology Branch of Environment Canada, in Toronto.
Qualifications: Completed a PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental science or related field, in a recognized program within the last 5 years of the starting date of the PDF.
Assets : Experience in air and water sampling methods for persistent organic pollutants (POPs).
- Experience in trace analysis of POPs by LC/MS and GC/MS
- Good oral and written communication skills
The position will involve research and monitoring of emerging/priority substances identified under Environment Canada's Chemicals' Management Plan.These include persistent, toxic and bioaccumulative compounds that are present in air and water. Research will be conducted under the supervision of Drs. Mahiba Shoeib and Tom Harner and will include several related projects and collaborators. The projects will involve adapting/designing new sampling/analytical techniques for investigating emerging chemicals in air and water and for measuring air/water flux. This will yield new information to support policy decisions and chemical regulation efforts in Canada.
Start date: Spring/summer 2009.
Salary: Approx. $40 000 Cdn (note: based on NSERC guidelines)
Interested? Send cover letter and CV electronically (before January 18, 2008) to: Maiba Shoeib - firstname.lastname@example.org