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

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 […]

Job Posting: Regional Agrologist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Job Posting: Regional Agrologist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 to Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Take the next step in your agricultural management career Salary $65,367.78 – $81,773.78 annually  The Sector Development Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province. The Branch leads the Ministry’s agriculture business and industry development including initiatives […]

Job Posting: Crop Risk Specialist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Job Posting: Crop Risk Specialist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 to Tuesday, July 23, 2019 $65,367.78 – $81,773.78 annually Abbotsford Crop Risk Specialist This position is also posted as a STO under REQ 61968. A great opportunity to take the next step in your career The Business Risk Management Branch (BRMB) provides agricultural risk management services to help farmers and farm organizations proactively manage […]

Call for Experts on Soil Biodiversity Assessment

Call for Experts on Soil Biodiversity Assessment

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Global Soil Partnership (GSP), the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative and the European Commission are pleased to launch a call for experts for the establishment of a Working Group to develop a global and regional […]

Postdoc Opportunity: Soil Carbon Sequestration Impacts on Global Climate Change and Food Security

Postdoc Opportunity: Soil Carbon Sequestration Impacts on Global Climate Change and Food Security

The University of Guelph is seeking candidates for a post-doctoral fellowship with a focus on scaling up large datasets on soil processes and greenhouse gas emissions to identify climate-smart soil management practices. Research will involve the use of data from long-term micrometeorological CO2 and N2O flux and soil weighing lysimeter experiments designed to identify practices that […]

MSc and PhD Opportunity: Carbon Storage in Canadian Forests and Agricultural Soils

MSc and PhD Opportunity: Carbon Storage in Canadian Forests and Agricultural Soils

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada and the Canadian Forest Service We seek MSc students and PhD students to work on projects addressing agricultural and forest carbon cycle, and how land-uses and land-use change can impact the different soil carbon pools. Many agricultural and forestry management practices may affect soil carbon storage through increased leaf-litter inputs, reduced […]

Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Soil Microbiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Soil Microbiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Position Summary The Department of Soil Science seeks applications for a tenure track faculty position in soil microbiology. Soil microbiology is a core research area in the Department of Soil Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and this position is integral to undergraduate and graduate programs in soil and environmental sciences. The candidate will explore […]

Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Conservation and Soil Management (Université Laval)

Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Conservation and Soil Management (Université Laval)

Description du poste Enseigner et développer des cours dans le domaine de la conservation et gestion des sols aux niveaux des trois cycles de formation. Développer un programme de recherche original dans le domaine de la conservation et gestion des sols. Encadrer (direction et codirection) des étudiants aux 2e et 3e cycles. Participer à l’encadrement […]

M.Sc. Opportunity: Lakehead University

M.Sc. Opportunity: Lakehead University

Three Master of Science positions are currently available for highly motivated students interested in the effects of land management practices on soil organic matter storage and stability in forest and/or agricultural systems.  Projects include the effects of: 1. repeated wood ash addition on soil quality and foliar nutrition in a forest nursery trial, 2. mulching during […]

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