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Posted Opportunities

 

Senior Aquatic Risk Assessment Scientist | Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (Toronto, ON)

Do you have expertise in the field of aquatic components of Ecological Risk Assessments (ERA) examining and identifying emerging/ongoing issues on water quality? Are you organized and have superior data analysis and communication skills?

Bring your experience and leadership skills to this interesting and important role with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change to support Ontario’s water quality.

What can I expect to do in this role?
 
You will:
• provide scientific leadership in the field of aquatic toxicology particularly in the standards setting process, including the development of water quality standards for protection of aquatic life.
• review and provide scientific expertise and guidance on the aquatic components of ERAs
• provide scientific expertise and guidance related to impacts and significance of new and emerging contaminants on aquatic life and water quality.
 
The deadline to apply is Friday, August 25, 2017 11:59 pm EDT.
For more information please see the job posting at: https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?Language=English&JobID=110922

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Analytical Environmental Chemistry | Department of Chemistry | University of Saskatchewan

The College of Arts and Science invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track appointment and Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Analytical Environmental Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry (artsandscience.usask.ca/chemistry).

Tier 2 chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars, who have been active researchers in their fields for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination.

Qualifications

• Tier 2 chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars, who have been active researchers in their fields for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination.

• The successful candidate will have an exceptional track record of research and a demonstrated potential for attracting competitively awarded research funding.

• Experience in interdisciplinary research partnerships and a commitment to education is ideal.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications and your vision for the position; curriculum vitae; a description of your proposed research program, a description of your teaching interests and philosophy, and the contact information for three referees to:

Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Department of Chemistry

University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C9

Canada

Telephone: (306) 966-4655

Fax: (306) 966-4730

Email: ronda.duke@usask.ca

Review of applications will begin September 18, 2017; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. Applications submitted as a single pdf by email are preferred.

For more information please see the job posting form: Faculty Position CRC Analytical Environmental Chemistry Saskatchewan

Graduate Opportunity in Environmental Toxicology

Seeking an MSc student to investigate the aquatic (microcosm) and terrestrial (soil and soil leachate) toxicity of neonicotinoid insecticides. Other avenues are possible depending on the interests of the student. The student will be based in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph. Interested student should contact Dr. Paul Sibley (psibley@uoguelph.ca).

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