BC Ministry of Forests – Job Postings

BC Ministry of Forests – Job Postings

Resource Assistant Competition – BC Ministry of Forests – Williams Lake The British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development in Williams lake, BC, is seeking three motivated research-oriented resource assistants to work with researchers in three program areas from May 2 – September 2, 2022. The research program areas include […]

Spring Workshop Thesis Submission

Description: Due to the 2022 PRSSS AGM meeting being in an online format, in lieu of poster presentations, PRSSS is happy to announce a 3-minute thesis presentation. Students are encouraged to share their research in a 3-min rapid presentation format. Presentations should be recorded prior to the AGM event on March 5th, 2022. During the […]

2022 Summer Soil ID Course

2022 Summer Soil ID Course

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Pest Management Technician with ES crop consult

Pest Management Technician with ES crop consult

Integrated Pest Management Field Technician Effective: January 1, 2022 Closing: February 28, 2022 or until all positions are filled Description: Integrated pest management technicians work in a team to collect pest (insect, mite, disease, and weed) information that is used to help growers achieve more effective pest control. Positions involve working outdoors in all weather […]

Soil Health Educator with the Soil Health Institute

Soil Health Educator with the Soil Health Institute

The Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization created to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil, is seeking a Soil Health Educator located in Canada. The successful candidate will co-lead development and implementation of educational programs for farmers and agronomists to enhance adoption of regenerative soil health systems that will include virtual […]

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Cover Crop Data Base Contractor

Cover Crop Data Base Contractor

The B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries is seeking the services of a contractor that can compile a database documenting cover crop species and their characteristics. The database should be designed to help inform crop managers as to the ideal cover crop to incorporate into their regiment based on operation objectives. Please see this […]

Master’s student position investigating the remediation of mine tailings using bio-amendments and microbial inoculants.

Master’s student position investigating the remediation of mine tailings using bio-amendments and microbial inoculants.

Dr. Michael D. Preston is seeking an MSc student to study in the fields of Microbial Ecology, Soil Science, and Restoration Ecology at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). Tailings, the waste materials from metalliferous mining activities, are very poor in nutrients and organic matter. Application of stable soil amendments to mine tailings increases […]

Master’s student position investigating the microbial response to tree restoration and consequence for forest carbon stocks.

Master’s student position investigating the microbial response to tree restoration and consequence for forest carbon stocks.

Dr. Michael D. Preston is seeking an MSc student to study in the fields of Microbial Ecology, Soil Science, and Restoration Ecology at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). Tree restoration has been identified as an effective and affordable capture carbon strategy to help limit global warming to 1.5 °C by 2050. Trees planted […]

Postdoctoral Position in Soil Microbiome

Postdoctoral Position in Soil Microbiome

Project Description: A postdoctoral position is available in the Plant-Microbe Lab under the supervision of Dr. Malinda Thilakarathna at the University of Alberta. Our current research program is focused on beneficial microorganisms, soil amendments, biotic and abiotic factors on field crop production and soil health. Key Responsibilities: The candidate will be part of a collaborative […]