Searching for Post-Doctoral Fellow

We are searching for a post-doctoral fellow to work in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada in the Aquatic Omics Lab at Ontario Tech University.

The appointment must begin August before 31st 2020, and it will be for a 1-year term, with the potential for future extension.

We are looking for a person who has experience working with chromatography and high-resolution mass spectrometers; experience in non-targeted mass spectrometry and metabolomics would be considered an additional asset.

The primary goal of this study is to identify biomarkers of community health and susceptibility in waste waters using liquid-chromatography and high-resolution tandem mass spectrometry. The project is part of a larger COVID-19 waste water surveillance study that is being conducted in partnership with Durham Region and Cole Engineering Group Ltd, and as part of a larger Canada-wide coalition (the COVID-19 Wastewater Coalition created by the Canadian Water Network).

Interested candidates should send an up-to-date CV as well as provide the names of two references to Dr. Denina Simmons by email ( as soon as possible.

The Aquatic Omics Lab conducts research in aquatic toxicology, proteomics, and metabolomics, and we are always interested in new ideas. Our lab welcomes people from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. No matter your beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, shape, colour, shape or size, we strive to support and treat everyone equally.

Ontario Tech is committed to ensuring that the university is a healthy, safe and supportive place to work. The university offers a variety of resources and programs that strive to support a positive work environment, foster healthy and engaged employees, and promote physical and emotional wellness.

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