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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 […]

Event: SABS Conference on Contaminated Sites

Event: SABS Conference on Contaminated Sites

The Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites (SABCS) in British Columbia is pleased to announce our 11th Annual Conference on Contaminated Sites, which will be hosted in conjunction with GeoEnviroPro Training Professionals Inc. Over the past ten years, the SABCS conferences and workshops have brought together speakers and participants from industry, government, and academia to share innovation, […]

Data Analyst/Soil Scientist for Integral Ecology Group

Integral Ecology Group is looking for a qualified candidate to serve as the full-time soil scientist and data analyst for their upcoming projects.  Compensation will be commensurae with experience and education. Position Description The position primarily entails soil-focused ecological assessments of reclaimed and natural areas. Though significant learning can happen on the job, the applicant […]

Water Leader and Special Projects Coordinator with POLIS

Water Leader and Special Projects Coordinator with POLIS

The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance is looking for qualified individuals to work as Water Leaders and Special Projects Coordinator. Preference will be given to candidates based in Victoria or on Vancouver Island. Application deadline is September 2nd, 2021.   More information about the position can be found here

UBC Assistant or Associate Professor in Indigenous Natural Sciences

UBC Assistant or Associate Professor in Indigenous Natural Sciences

The Faculty of Forestry at UBC is looking for a new professor to lead the way in Indigenous science research. Job summary, qualifications, and other important information can be found here. Deadline: August 31st, 2021    

Graduate Research Assistnatship (GRA)

Graduate Research Assistnatship (GRA)

Course Provided by: University of Guelph Ontario Agricultural College Department of Plant Agriculture Topic: Sustainable vegetable production: cover crops and soil health  There is a GRA opening in the Department of Plant Agriculture for pursuing an MSc. in horticulture and soil health, for Canadian domestic students. Here is the link to the full description

Master’s student position in Soil Science at the University of Saskatchewan

Master’s student position in Soil Science at the University of Saskatchewan

Project Title:  Intercropping pea with canola or oat: impact on nitrogen, disease and economics Drs. Diane Knight (University of Saskatchewan) and Kui Liu (AAFC-Swift Current) are seeking 1 MSc student.  The student will be responsible for evaluating biological nitrogen fixation, nitrogen transfer and nitrogen recovery in the legume/cereal intercrops.  The student will take classes at the University of […]