Open Positions


MASc and PhD student positions at the University of Toronto

We are always looking for bright, motivated graduate students for M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degree positions. Please email Prof. Sinton ( with your CV and up-to-date transcripts to initiate a conversation about opportunities in the group.  Detailed information on the application process is available here.

Postdoctoral positions at the University of Toronto

The Sinton Lab develops fluid systems for diverse applications in energy and health. We are seeking postdoctoral fellows in the areas of environment, electrocatalysis and fertility.  Applications should highlight demonstrated research excellence, and specific skills applicable to these application areas. Proven success in preparing grant applications and winning scholarships is an asset.
Applications should be sent via email to Prof. Sinton (, including a CV, a list of three references who have confirmed that they are willing to supply references upon request, and transcripts from all degrees.  Please include ‘PDF-SintonLab’ in the email subject line to reference these opportunities.  

More information on our research in these areas is available here, and these recent publications of interest:

Photon management for augmented photosynthesis - Ooms, M. D., Dinh, C. T., Sargent, E. H., Sinton, D., Nature Communications, 7, 12699, (2016), DOI:10.1038/ncomms12699.

Enhanced electrocatalytic CO2 reduction via field-induced reagent concentration - Liu, M., Pang, Y., Zhang, B., De Luna, P., Voznyy, O., Xu, J., Zheng, X., Thang Dinh, C., Fan, F., Cao, C., Pelayo García de Arquer, F., Saberi Safaei, T., Mepham, A., Klinkova, A., Kumacheva, E., Filleter, T., Sinton, D., Kelley, S. O., Sargent, E. H., Nature, 537, 382–386, (2016), DOI:10.1038/nature19060.

Microfluidics for sperm analysis and selection - Nosrati, R., Graham, P. J., Zhang, B., Riordon, J., Lagunov, A., Hannam, T. G., Escobedo, C.,  Jarvi, K. and Sinton, D. Nature Reviews Urology, DOI: 10.1038/nrurol.2017.175.

Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement. This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.