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Job Posting: Research scientist in soil health in agricultural crop systems

Job Posting: Research scientist in soil health in agricultural crop systems

The Fredericton Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC),  invites applications for a Research Scientist in soil science and related research fields with specialization in nutrient cycling, greenhouse gases (nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide) and precision agriculture. The Centre, located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, conducts world-class research in the areas of enhancing the productivity and environmental […]

Postdoc Opportunity: Land/water reclamation/remediation, University of Alberta

Postdoc Opportunity: Land/water reclamation/remediation, University of Alberta

Posting: We seek a highly motivated postdoc for a project that develops novel materials for the remediation of heavy metal contaminated soil and water. We study the effectiveness of such novel materials and explore the mechanisms involved in affecting their efficiency for land and water remediation/reclamation. The project is in collaboration with Professors Anne Naeth […]

Postdoc Opportunity: Soil and/or rhizosphere viral ecology

Postdoc Opportunity: Soil and/or rhizosphere viral ecology

Next review date: Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Final date: Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.   The Emerson Lab at the […]

Postdoc Opportunity: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions through biological nitrification inhibition

Postdoc Opportunity: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions through biological nitrification inhibition

Seeking candidates for a post-doctoral fellowship with a focus on reducing nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural systems through the use of biological nitrification inhibition (BNI).  This research will be conducted within a collaborative program between Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and the Japanese International Research Centre for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) (https://www.jircas.go.jp/en). The successful applicant will […]

PhD Opening: Linking Nutrient Cycling and Soil Health in Canadian Agroecosystems

PhD Opening: Linking Nutrient Cycling and Soil Health in Canadian Agroecosystems

PhD Position with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) One Ph.D. position is immediately available at the Quebec Research and Development Centre of AAFC in collaboration with the Department of Soil Science and agri-food engineering at Laval University (Quebec), Bordeaux University (France) and INRA Bordeaux(France). The position is a part of a cross-Canada project entitled “Linking Nutrient Cycling […]

Job Posting: Regional Agrologist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Job Posting: Regional Agrologist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 to Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Take the next step in your agricultural management career Salary $65,367.78 – $81,773.78 annually  The Sector Development Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province. The Branch leads the Ministry’s agriculture business and industry development including initiatives […]

Job Posting: Crop Risk Specialist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Job Posting: Crop Risk Specialist, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 to Tuesday, July 23, 2019 $65,367.78 – $81,773.78 annually Abbotsford Crop Risk Specialist This position is also posted as a STO under REQ 61968. A great opportunity to take the next step in your career The Business Risk Management Branch (BRMB) provides agricultural risk management services to help farmers and farm organizations proactively manage […]

Job Posting: Project Manager – Soil Health Institute

Job Posting: Project Manager – Soil Health Institute

The Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization created to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement, is seeking a Project Manager for an initial 1-year appointment, with the possibility of extension. The individual selected will be responsible for managing a project whose goal is to provide quantitative […]

Call for Experts on Soil Biodiversity Assessment

Call for Experts on Soil Biodiversity Assessment

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Global Soil Partnership (GSP), the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative and the European Commission are pleased to launch a call for experts for the establishment of a Working Group to develop a global and regional […]

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