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PostDoc Opportunity: Climate/agriculture/natural resource decision support, Washington State University

PostDoc Opportunity: Climate/agriculture/natural resource decision support, Washington State University

Washington State University’s Agricultural, Natural, and Human Systems Modeling group seeks applications for a post-doctoral associate (or a qualified post-masters research associate) with broad interests in facilitating decision support at the intersection of climate, agriculture and natural resources issues in the Pacific Northwest U.S. The position will be based in Pullman, WA with the Department of Biological […]

Job opportunity: Forest Biogeochemist, Scion, New Zealand

Job opportunity: Forest Biogeochemist, Scion, New Zealand

Support research into enhanced forest productivity and sustainability Permanent full-time position Scion specialises in research, science and technology development for the forestry industry, wood products and wood-derived materials. We lead new technology development for renewables, bioproducts and energy and the establishment of a broader based bio-economy. An exciting opportunity is now available for a forest biogeochemist […]

Job opportunity: Asst. Professor, Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba

Job opportunity: Asst. Professor, Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba

The Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor focusing on digital technologies in agronomy. The position begins July 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. Application Deadline: March 16, 2020 Asst_Professor_Digital_Agronomy_Univ_of_Manitoba

Canadian Soil Science Society Annual Meeting, June 21-25, PEI

Canadian Soil Science Society Annual Meeting, June 21-25, PEI

All event information is available on the CSSS Annual Meeting 2020 website.

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PhD opportunities: Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph

PhD opportunities: Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph

Two funded PhD positions: Structural stability of agricultural soils in Ontario Project: Surface and subsurface compaction, due to traffic, and surface crusting, due to rain-induced disaggregation, continue to be major problems facing agriculture in Ontario and elsewhere. With the trend towards larger farms, more massive equipment and increasing unpredictability of climate, the risk of soil […]

Graduate student opportunities: Laval University, Department of Soils and Agri-Food Engineering

Graduate student opportunities: Laval University, Department of Soils and Agri-Food Engineering

The Department of Soils and Agri-Food Engineering at Laval University in Quebec City is looking for a doctoral or master’s student to study soil conservation and leafy vegetable production as well as a doctoral student to study precision soil conservation and restoration of cultivated organic soils. More details on the MSc/PhD position here. More details […]

Summer Soil ID Course: Save the Date!

Summer Soil ID Course: Save the Date!

June 9 – 11, 2020 in Williams Lake

Eurosoil 2020 Conference – Geneva, August 24-28

Eurosoil 2020 Conference – Geneva, August 24-28

The EUROSOIL 2020 Conference is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland August 24-28, 2020. The call for abstracts is open until February 20, 2020.  The tropical soils session is looking for presenters.    Here is the session description:   4.19 Understanding tropical soils biogeochemistry to tackle food production and environmental challenges. Tropical soils have on average sustained a […]

Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference – March 23-24, Calgary, AB

Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference – March 23-24, Calgary, AB

The Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference is created for every woman who is passionate about agriculture and food, whether you are a university student studying agriculture, producer, entrepreneur, representative of a grower association or corporate agribusiness. AWC is for women who want to enhance their family life, community, career, and industry through: —communications and coaching —mentoring […]