Open Positions

The Sinton Lab develops fluid systems for diverse applications in energy and health. Postdoctoral applicants should highlight demonstrated research excellence, and specific skills applicable to the subgroup of interest. 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.

We are currently looking for excellent Postdoctoral Fellows in these areas:

(1) Catalysis: Electrocatalytic conversion of CO2 into products - including methane, ethanol, and ethylene - in MEA systems and flow cells.

(2) Renewable Energy Working Fluids:  Development of bespoke, high performance working fluids for geothermal energy applications and cooling applications - including advanced phase change materials, and blends - using both industrial fluid testing systems at pressure and temperature, as well as AI-guidance.

(3) Robotics and Fluidics for Synthetic Biology:  Development of automated fluid handling systems for distributed on-demand cell-free production of vaccines and anti-venom with synthetic biology. 

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.