Job Posting: Vegetation Ecologist/ Soil Scientist, Integral Ecology Group

Job Posting: Vegetation Ecologist/ Soil Scientist, Integral Ecology Group

The position primarily entails ecological assessments of reclaimed and natural areas. Though significant learning can happen on the job, the applicant is expected to arrive with the ability to either identify vascular plants to the species level, and record covers and characteristics and/or independently conduct formal soil surveys. The applicant will be expected to manage, […]

Job Posting: Soil Fertility Specialists, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Job Posting: Soil Fertility Specialists, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

The Agriculture Development Branch, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ontario, is seeking two Soil Fertility Specialists, one permanent position in the area of Horticulture and one temporary position in the area of Field Crops, to coordinate projects designed to assess the applicability of new or existing practices, products, technology, research, programs and policies […]

MSc and PhD Opportunities: Carbon Modelling at the University of Guelph

MSc and PhD Opportunities: Carbon Modelling at the University of Guelph

Funded PhD and MSc positions: tackling gaps in soil carbon modelling. Project: Are you fascinated by soil carbon? You have probably heard a lot about soil carbon sequestration and cycling recently. Did you know that most of the soil carbon reporting and assessing comes from models? How would you like to be a contributor to […]

3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference, 2021

3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference, 2021

The 3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference is scheduled for November 1-3, 2021 in Dublin, Ireland. The conference theme is Science as a basis for the sustainable use and conservation of soil biodiversity. For more information visit their website at http://gsb2021.ie

BC Institute of Agrologists Scholarships

BC Institute of Agrologists Scholarships

To support future agrologists in achieving their career in agrology, the BC Institute of Agrologists awards up to two $1500 scholarships annually. Scholarship applicants must be: enrolled in a degree program in a recognized British Columbia post-secondary institute enrolled in 3rd or 4th undergraduate degree program or a post-graduate (Masters) program full-time or part-time (no fewer […]

PhD Opportunity: Agricultural Soil Structural Stability, University of Guelph

PhD Opportunity: Agricultural Soil Structural Stability, 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 […]

2019 Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship

2019 Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship

Deadline for applications is October 18, 2019.   This scholarship was created by Dr. Karl C. Ivarson through a bequest to the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation, now CFFAE. In establishing this award, Dr. Ivarson wished to support students from his home province of Alberta in their pursuit of studies in agricultural sciences. The first […]

Lecture: Mega-companies in the Global Food System

Lecture: Mega-companies in the Global Food System

Join the UBC Farm and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 for a talk: Mega-companies in the Global Food System: Implications for Justice and Sustainability. Dr. Jennifer Clapp is a Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability, and a Wall Institute International Visiting Research Scholar from the School […]

Job Opportunity: Project Manager for the College of Agricultural Human & Natural Resource Sciences, Washington State University

Job Opportunity: Project Manager for the College of Agricultural Human & Natural Resource Sciences, Washington State University

The Project Manager position assists the lead PI, Dr. Lindsey du Toit, manage the logistics, reporting, communication, outreach, organization, and budget oversight for the 4-year onion USDA NIFA SCRI project (~$4M in funding plus $4M in cost-share to be tracked) with 24 people from 12 states and one other country. This position is responsible for […]

Job Opportunity: 40 Research Scientist Positions at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Job Opportunity: 40 Research Scientist Positions at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Growing Agricultural Innovation Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Science and Technology Branch (STB) Various STB Research and Development Centre locations across Canada $55,870 to $144,413 (The classification level and salary will be determined by the qualifications of the candidate).   The specific expertise sought will contribute to attaining the following goals: Goal #1: Increase agro-ecosystem […]