Job Opportunities: UBC Farm

Job Opportunities: UBC Farm

The UBC Farm is hiring a Field Worker and Urban Farmers Volunteer Assistant The Field Worker supports the UBC Farm and CSFS by assisting with day-to-day crop production and land stewardship activities. The Urban Farmers Volunteer Assistant works with the Volunteer Coordinator, the Perennials and Biodiversity Coordinator and other UBC Farm staff to provide daily […]

Job opportunity: Research Associate in Mycorrhizal Fungal Communities, University of British Columbia

Job opportunity: Research Associate in Mycorrhizal Fungal Communities, University of British Columbia

The Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, UBC-Vancouver campus, seeks a Research Associate to undertake research on mycorrhizal fungal communities and forest ecosystem resilience. This research associate will be responsible for undertaking research under the supervision of Dr. Suzanne Simard. Responsibilities include: 1) design research projects to elucidate the role of mycorrhizal […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2020 Spring Workshop and AGM

2020 Spring Workshop and AGM

The Pacific Regional Society of Soil Science in collaboration with the Fraser Valley branch of the British Columbia Institute of Agrologist Spring Workshop was held on Saturday March 7, 2020 at the University of the Fraser Valley. For details about the day, click here.

Job Posting: Professor of Big Data in Agriculture and AgriFood, Dalhousie University

Job Posting: Professor of Big Data in Agriculture and AgriFood, Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture invites applications for a probationary tenure-track, tenure-track or tenured position in Big Data in Agriculture and AgriFood at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commencing July 1, 2020. (Exceptional candidates will be considered at the Full Professor rank depending upon qualifications and experience). The successful applicant will be expected […]

Job Posting: Sales Assistant and Field Assistant, UBC Farm

Job Posting: Sales Assistant and Field Assistant, UBC Farm

Click the links below for more information UBC Farm Field Assistant. Deadline: January 12, 2020 The Field Assistant supports the UBC Farm and CSFS by coordinating and performing day-to-day crop production and land stewardship activities for a defined range of crops at the UBC Farm. Plans are subject to change, but we anticipate that in […]