Job Posting: BC Association of Farmers’ Markets

Job Posting: BC Association of Farmers’ Markets

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) has openings for anyone passionate about farmers’ markets and local food systems. They are looking for a full-time contract communications manager and a full-time hourly communications coordinator. Learn more and apply here    

Job Posting: Project Coordinator at Feeding Growth

Job Posting: Project Coordinator at Feeding Growth

Feeding Growth is Hiring a Project Coordinator Feeding Growth is an initiative that supports progressive food businesses through a series of workshops, seminars and community-building events. We’re looking for someone to help expand and strengthen our community. This is a part-time, hourly position that could complement well with another part-time position. Our dream? A caring […]

MSc Opportunity: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatchewan

MSc Opportunity: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatchewan

MSc Position with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada One MSc position is available in Fall 2019 at the Swift Current Research and Development Centre (SCRDC) of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, in collaboration with the University of Saskatchewan. The position is part of a project entitled “ Use of legume crops to enhance N use efficiency, carbon […]

PhD Opportunity: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton

PhD Opportunity: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton

Soil Ecology & Carbon Cycling Ph.D. Positon Offer Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Fredericton The Fredericton Research and Development Center invites applications for a PhD. position in the Landscape and Soil Carbon Sciences Group.A posiion is available within the next 2-6 months in a research program focused on soil carbon cycling and land-use managements in […]

M.Sc. Opportunity: University of Manitoba

M.Sc. Opportunity: University of Manitoba

Hydrological Modelling for Soil Moisture Monitoring and Forecasting The Issue Soil moisture is highly variable in space and time. Climate change is expected to produce more dramatic precipitation fluctuations causing extremes in soil moisture (i.e. drought and flood) more frequently. These extremes profoundly impact on agriculture, flood risk and infrastructure. However, monitoring and forecasting soil […]

Job Posting: Project Coordinator (UBC-O) Agricultural Adaptation to a Changing Climate in British Columbia

Job Posting: Project Coordinator (UBC-O) Agricultural Adaptation to a Changing Climate in British Columbia

Salary:​ $18,000- $24,000/year (conditional on qualifications) Hours:​ 15 hours per week (or 780 hours per year) Appointment:​ May 2019 until May 2021 (2 years) For more information: https://www.bcacarn.com/project-coordinator-opportunity/ Background​: The ​Agricultural Adaptation to a Changing Climate in British Columbia ​project is a collaboration between multiple government, industry and academic groups working at the nexus of climate […]

Job Posting: Postdoctoral Fellow (UBC-O) Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in British Columbia

Job Posting: Postdoctoral Fellow (UBC-O) Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in British Columbia

Duration: Two years, summer 2019 to summer 2021. Location: The University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, BC. Salary: $45,000 per year, with benefits. For more information: https://www.bcacarn.com/postdoctoral-fellow-oppertunity/   Project Summary Agriculture in British Columbia is very diverse, and faces a diverse collection of challenges from the changing climate. A number of those challenges stem […]

2019 Alberta Soils Tour

2019 Alberta Soils Tour

May 30-31, 2019 Central Alberta Region Red Deer – Drumheller – Red Deer The Alberta Soils Tour is an excellent training opportunity for those working with soils, whether the focus is on soil conservation, land reclamation, or agronomy. Experts will provide background on soil formation and the various soil profiles for each of the landscapes […]

As above, so below: An introduction to soils, ecosystems and livelihoods in the Tropics

As above, so below: An introduction to soils, ecosystems and livelihoods in the Tropics

The tropics are as beautiful and diverse below-ground as they are above-ground. Learn how to use knowledge about the natural variability in soil properties for the sustainable management of ecosystems and farms.   This free, 7-week, edX course starts May 13, 2019. Learn more and view the course syllabus here.   Instructors: Karen Vancampenhout, Professor […]

Job posting: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Agricultural Science

Job posting: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Agricultural Science

Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Agricultural Science (Soil/Plant Sci), School of Science and Mathematics Position: The Department of Agricultural Science at Truman State University is seeking applicants for one non-tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level, depending on the candidate’s qualifications. This is a full-time appointment on a nine-month contract, beginning August 2019 […]