We are always looking for motivated and excited chemists to join our team. If you are interested in developing more sustainable chemistry using inorganic, organic and material chemistry then please reach out! Individual research projects will place an emphasis on main-group synthesis and catalysis or organic/materials chemistry to develop sensors and dyes. Please see the availability below for research positions.

Undergraduate Research Positions

CHEM4000 positions are available for Fall 2022, if you are interested please reach out to Chris (see below). For information about the CHEM4000 course, please visit the YorkU Chemistry website.

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are currently no available volunteer positions.

Graduate Student Positions

For York University general admission requirements, click here.

Graduate student opportunities are usually available each year. We are currently looking for interested graduate students for 2022 at the MSc or PhD level of study.

Key criteria

Domestic students –The students should have strong academic track record (including undergraduate research experience). The student’s research and academic background should align with the strengths of the Caputo Lab – but all interested parties will be considered.

International students – In addition to the above criteria, applications must be received before January 2020 in order to apply for a funded position. Further requirements, such as GPA and English Proficiency Requirements can be found on the Departmental website above.

Postdoctoral Fellows

We currently have one funded industrial postdoctoral position for synthetic organic and dye chemistry. Please see the posting below.

If you are interested in the work we do, please submit an application. If you cannot provide your own funding, potential alternative funding options can be discussed.

Apply Now!

For Undergraduate and Graduate students – please send a copy of your transcripts and Curriculum Vitae to Chris – caputo@yorku.ca with the subject line “Application for Undergraduate or Graduate Studies"

For Postdoctoral Fellows – Please send a copy of your Curriculum Vitae, previous research overview and a cover letter outlining your interest in our research to Chris – caputo@yorku.ca with the subject line “Application for a Postdoctoral Position"


York University
Department of Chemistry
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON, M3J1P3

Contact Information

Email: caputo@yorku.ca