PhD Opening: Linking Nutrient Cycling and Soil Health in Canadian Agroecosystems

PhD Position with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

One Ph.D. position is immediately available at the Quebec Research and Development Centre of AAFC in collaboration with the Department of Soil Science and agri-food engineering at Laval University (Quebec), Bordeaux University (France) and INRA Bordeaux(France).

The position is a part of a cross-Canada project entitled “Linking Nutrient Cycling and Soil Health in Canadian Agroecosystems” funded by AAFC. The student will focus on soil phosphorus changes and dynamics under long term experimental sites conducted in France and Canada.

This is a Co-tutelle thesis between Laval university and Bordeaux University and applicants must hold a M.Sc. degree in soil science or in a related field and be eligible to a Ph.D. program in Soil and Environment at Laval University. The successful candidate will be awarded an annual stipend of $25,000 for three years.

To apply or for more information, please send a CV, a copy of academic transcripts, a letter of interest and two letters of recommendation to Dr. Noura Ziadi at

Noura Ziadi, Ph.D. Research Scientist
Research and Development Centre Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 2560 Boulevard Hochelaga

Québec, QC, G1V 2J3
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