Successful applicants will be expected to:

  • Report directly to the project leads, Dr. Daniel Gillis (Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, University of Guelph) and Dr. Jason Ernst (Chief Networking Scientist, Left).
  • Successfully complete the Tri-council TCPS-2 online training module.
  • Depending on the nature of the research project, the successful applicant may also need to complete the FNIGC OCAP online training course. Postdoctoral fellows will be required to complete this course.
  • Contribute positively to a collaborative and interdisciplinary research program that may involve direct training and mentoring of a team of graduate and undergraduate researchers, as well as organizing and contributing to bi-weekly lab meetings and scientific outreach programs to community partners. Postdoctoral fellows will be expected to oversee groups of graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Assist with the production of reports for Left, the University of Guelph, or funding agencies.
  • Apply for Tri-council (and other) scholarships, including travel grants.
  • Lead or contribute to the development and submission of ethics applications as required.
  • Present posters and presentations at relevant academic conferences.
  • Produce, submit, and publish articles in appropriate peer-reviewed academic journals.
  • Produce and disseminate materials for our community partners, the general public, or other interested parties.