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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    

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]