Post-Doctoral Researchers, Verschuren Centre


CBU invites applications for two year, full-time limited term Post-doctoral Researchers.

The Bio-products Research Group of Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy & Environment, directed by Dr. Beth Mason at Cape Breton University (Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada) seeks highly motivated and exceptional postdoctoral researchers in the area of multi-functional material synthesis and characterizations for food packaging/coating application. Our group draws on principles from materials science, biotechnology and green chemistry to pursue innovations on functional packaging, bio-product transformation, and enzyme-based synthesis/extraction. As a key member of a multi-functional R&D team, the candidate will leverage his/her expertise in polymer/materials science to work towards developing, testing, scaling up of functional packaging/coating technologies.


Job Description

Application Details

Qualified candidates should send to the Human Resources Department (in PDF format):

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (PDR1904) and identifying your education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three work related references.

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. 3 July, 2019. Applicants who apply by email will receive a return email confirming receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS B1P 6L2