Thesis Defence: Akshit Puri

Thesis Defence: Akshit Puri

We are pleased to announce that Akshit Puri successfully defended his examination for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Science on May 11, 2020! Title: Evaluating the comprehensive ecological role of endophytic nitrogen-fixing bacteria in sustaining the growth of boreal forest trees on nutrient-poor soils Thesis Summary: In natural ecosystems, plants associate with […]

Job Opportunities: Regional Agrologist – Vernon and Kamloops

Job Opportunities: Regional Agrologist – Vernon and Kamloops

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career with the Ministry of Agriculture Regional Agrologist Licensed Science Officer (Agrologist) 3 Vernon and Kamloops Closing Date:  4/6/2020 Req #68100 https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/68100 Two full time, permanent positions are currently available. 1 position is located in Kamloops, and 1 position is located in Vernon. An eligibility […]

Scholarship Opportunity: Excellence Award for Agricultural Students

Scholarship Opportunity: Excellence Award for Agricultural Students

Deadline: May 4th, 2020 Farm Management Canada (FMC) and the Canadian Association of Diploma in Agriculture Programs (CADAP) are proud to announce the launch of the 2019-20 Excellence Award for Agricultural Students, designed to encourage students to improve their critical thinking, communication and leadership skills through a national competition. How to apply FMC and CADAP […]

Job Opportunities: Resource Development Agrologist – Victoria

Job Opportunities: Resource Development Agrologist – Victoria

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career with the Ministry of Agriculture Resource Development Agrologist Licensed Science Officer (Agrologist) 2 Victoria, BC Regular Full Time Closing Date: 4/7/2020 Req #68576 https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/68576 Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position but at a lower classification. An eligibility […]

Job Opportunities: Assistant Professor in Urban Forests and Human Health

Job Opportunities: Assistant Professor in Urban Forests and Human Health

Assistant Professor in Urban Forests and Human Health (DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2020) Job Summary The Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of urban forestry with an emphasis on human health and […]

Thesis Defence: Marieta Marin Bruzos

Thesis Defence: Marieta Marin Bruzos

Title: Actinomycete diversity associated with cherry tree rhizospheres and their potential as microbial inoculants Congratulations to Marieta Marin Bruzos who successfully defended her thesis this past week on March 16, 2020. Please read her abstract below, and CLICK HERE if you would like to know more about Marieta and her research. Abstract: Replant disease may […]

Thesis Defence: Siddhartho Paul

Thesis Defence: Siddhartho Paul

Title: Digital Soil Mapping to Enhance Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in the Lower Fraser Valley Using Remote Sensing We are pleased to announce the oral examination of  Siddhartho (Sidd) Paul  (2017-2018) for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Science. Sidd is a past president for the PRSSS from 2017-2018 and continues to […]

Job Opportunities: Work Learn Applied Biology Program Support Assistant – Part Time

Job Opportunities: Work Learn Applied Biology Program Support Assistant – Part Time

The Applied Biology (APBI) department of the Land and Food Systems Faculty at UBC is seeking a part time work earn Applied Biology Program Support Assistant. The assistant will work closely with the APBI Education and Research Support Technician to create interesting and informative science displays, design and develop educational outreach boxes to teach all […]

Job Posting: Provincial Soil Specialist

Job Posting: Provincial Soil Specialist

Provincial Soil Specialist   Apply your knowledge of soil science and BC’s agricultural industry in this key role   Salary $64,086.02 – $80,042.76 annually   The Provincial Soil Specialist provides senior professional advisory services, including direction to others, within an agri-environmental resource program, particularly in relation to agricultural soil management in B.C. The Provincial Soil […]

2019 Warkentin Prize

2019 Warkentin Prize

The deadline for the Warkentin Prize has been extended until May 31, 2019! Click here to learn more