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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Post-Doctoral Position at Environment Canada's Air Quality Research Division (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

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Date Mon, 5 Dec 2011 11:52:13 -0500

Title: Vacancy: Post-Doctoral Position at Environment Canada's Air Quality Research Division (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Environment Canada, Air Quality Research Division: Post-Doctoral Position

Air Quality Research Division
Environment Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Air Quality Research Division invites applications for the position of

Visiting Fellow (Post-Doctoral Fellow )
Two year term; Beginning ASAP

The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in a physical science or engineering with specialization relevant to the study of atmospheric pollution. 

The overall project goal is to improve the understanding of dynamic particle/gas partitioning of semivolatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in the atmosphere.  Tasks to be completed during the post-doctoral term will be focused in a laboratory setting and will involve measurements using real-time instruments (PTR-MS, AMS) and off-line techniques (solvent extraction, GC-MS).  Knowledge of SVOC partitioning and mass transfer theory is desirable.

Qualified candidates are requested to send their curriculum vitæ, including a full list of publications and conference presentations, and a one-page cover letter describing how their knowledge and experience could contribute to the tasks associated with the position, to Dr. Elisabeth Galarneau by e-mail (  The project will involve substantial collaboration with Dr. Shao-Meng Li (

Successful candidates must be included in the inventory of Canada's Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program.  Applications can be made through the link below.

Environment Canada's Air Quality Research Division studies the chemistry and physics of the atmosphere as it pertains to a variety of atmospheric pollution problems.

Elisabeth Galarneau, Ph.D.
Air Quality Research Division/Division de la recherche en qualité de l'air
Environment Canada/Environnement Canada
4905 Dufferin Street, Toronto, ON, M3H 5T4, Canada
Telephone/Téléphone: (416)739-4431
Fax/Télécopieur: (416)739-4281

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