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Posted Opportunities

Pesticides Scientist | Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (Toronto, ON)

The MOECC is advertising a 1-year contract Pesticides Scientist position with the Standards Development Branch. Bring your knowledge of environmental sciences and pesticide management to the Ministry of the Environment where you will help develop pesticide management policy and legislation for the protection of human health and the environment in Ontario!

What to expect in this role?

• Conduct a variety of scientific and analytical services to administer the pesticides management program;
• Provide scientific knowledge and advice on pesticides and their management;
• Review and assess scientific information and prepare reports;
• Assist in developing strategies and programs for the management of pesticides;
• Promote sustainable pest management policies;
• Respond to a range of customer inquiries;
• Explain the legislation governing pesticides in Ontario.


Apply By: Friday, June 30, 2017 11:59 pm EDT

For more information or to apply visit: https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?Language=English&JobID=108597

Junior Environmental Scientist (Toxicology) | Golder Associated (Vancouver, BC)

Job Responsibilities:
The Vancouver office is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Junior Environmental Scientist (toxicology/risk assessment) to join our Environmental Sciences Group. The successful candidate will be expected to learn from and work cooperatively with various members of the group including junior, intermediate and senior team members, with the opportunity to assume increasing autonomy and responsibility. New graduates are encouraged to apply.

For more information or to apply visit: https://careers.golder.com/job/Vancouver-Junior-Environmental-Scientist-%28Toxicology%29-Job-BC/407434200/


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).

Graduate Opportunities in Aquatic Behavioural Ecology

Two funded graduate student positions are available in the Aquatic Behavioural Ecology Laboratory (http://abel.mcmaster.ca) at McMaster University, beginning September 2017. The specific project will be designed to best fit the applicant’s strengths and interests. The group is focused on ecological and behavioural analyses of fish reproductive behaviour and uses a combination of field and laboratory studies to address questions about the social behaviour, breeding systems and human impacts on animal behaviour. Project 1 will be based on the costs of air exposure in caring plainfin midshipman. Project 2 will examine the impacts of wastewater on fish behaviour and physiology. Either an M.Sc. or Ph.D. level position will be offered dependent upon the interests and background of the applicant. Start dates are flexible If interested, please contact Dr. Sigal Balshine (sigal@mcmaster.ca) with a statement of interest, transcript and curriculum vitae.

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