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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 […]

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    

Job Opportunity: Ministry of Environment Soil Analyst Position

Job Opportunity: Ministry of Environment Soil Analyst Position

Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy Victoria Soils Analyst $66,557.72 – $75,884.38 annually An eligibility list may be established. Contribute your flair for organization and prioritization The Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (the Laboratory) provides innovative, high-quality analytical chemistry support to the natural resource sector on a cost recovery basis. The Laboratory conducts routine chemical, physical, […]

Job Opportunity: Regenerative Waste Labs Soil and Plant Scientist

Job Opportunity: Regenerative Waste Labs Soil and Plant Scientist

Regenerative Waste Labs www.regenwastelabs.com Soil and Plant Scientist Regenerative Waste Labs (RWL) is a Vancouver-based company that supports businesses who are shifting to sustainable and circular products. We provide testing, development and training services to businesses who design, make and procure circular products made from renewable resources. Our Technical Team is responsible for conducting product […]

Job Opportunity: Research Scientist in Soil Conservation & and Resilience

Job Opportunity: Research Scientist in Soil Conservation & and Resilience

CLICK HERE to learn more Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are seeking a research scientist with expertise and experience in the field of physical soil science to develop and lead a research program. The position requires scientific innovation and leadership in the area of Soil Conservation and Land Resilience in agriculture at the farm and landscape […]