Employment Opportunities will be updated monthly.

Employer Information: If you are interested in contacting Laurentian SETAC to distribute a job posting to members, please send all relevant information to info@laurentiansetac.ca

 

 

Posted Opportunities

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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May
9
Tue
6:30 pm Southern Ontario Pub Night @ Emma's Back Porch
Southern Ontario Pub Night @ Emma's Back Porch
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Southern Ontario Pub Night @ Emma's Back Porch | Burlington | Ontario | Canada
Join us for science and socializing at our next Southern Ontario Pub Night! Who: Dr. Ève Gilroy Title: “Heads and Tails: Use of the Comet Assay to Assess DNA Damage in Freshwater Mussels” When: Tuesday[...]
Jun
1
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all-day AGM Short Course – Computational... @ University of Ontario Institute of Technology
AGM Short Course – Computational... @ University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Jun 1 all-day
AGM Short Course – Computational Applications Using R-Studio for Biostatistics @ University of Ontario Institute of Technology | Oshawa | Ontario | Canada
Instructor: Dr. Lorna Deeth, University of Guelph, Department of Mathematics and Statistics Participants learn the basic coding and applications of R and R-Studio for various statistical analyses relevant to biology and toxicology. This course will[...]
Jun
2
Fri
all-day 2017 Annual General Meeting @ University of Ontario Institute of Technology
2017 Annual General Meeting @ University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Jun 2 all-day
2017 Annual General Meeting @ University of Ontario Institute of Technology | Oshawa | Ontario | Canada
  The Laurentian SETAC 2017 annual general meeting is going to be held at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology main campus on Friday, June 2nd!