Dr. Karl J. Jobst



B.Sc., Ph.D., McMaster (2011, J.K. Terlouw)

Contact info:

Email: kjobst@mun.ca


AssistantProfessor, Memorial University of Newfoundland (2019-present)
Scientist, Ontario Ministry of the Environment (2013-2019)
Visiting Fellow, Environment Canada (2011-2013)


Karl J. Jobst is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. He obtained his Ph.D. in gas-phase ion chemistry from McMaster University under the supervision of Professor Johan K. Terlouw. His interests in the chemistry of interstellar clouds soon evolved into more earth-oriented research as a Visiting Fellow at Environment Canada, a Scientist with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, as well as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry of his alma mater and in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough. His current research focuses on the identification of emerging contaminants and understanding their environmental and human health impacts using novel mass spectrometry and computational methods. Dr. Jobst has (co)authored over 70 publications in peer-reviewed journals, and serves on the editorial board of Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health.


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Karl Jobst

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000