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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Tenure-Track) and lecturer positions, Indigenous Land Stewardship , University of British Columbia

Tenure-track, Other positions
16 February 2024
The Faculty of Forestry at the UBC Vancouver campus is delighted to announce that we will be hiring several new faculty members to join the existing team at the new Centre of Indigenous Land Stewardship (CILS). A number of different positions are available, including sessional lecturer, lecturer, tenure-track professor of teaching (all ranks) and tenure-track professor (all ranks). The lecturer positions may be full or part-time. CILS aspires to be a global centre of excellence, bringing Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge and land ethics together with natural resource science and management. By openly sharing information and ideas, land stewardship systems will be...

Atlantic Salmon Federation: Vice President, Research & Environment

Other positions
16 February 2024
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is the world-leading science and advocacy organization focused on the study and conservation of wild Atlantic salmon. Represented at prominent forums, ASF is a family of more than 25,000 members and volunteers passionate about conserving and restoring wild Atlantic salmon. ASF conducts research on wild salmon throughout the North Atlantic, performs complex river restoration projects, and advocates for legislation that will help to protect wild Atlantic salmon. With a newly established and ambitious strategic plan, coupled with the implementation of a comprehensive conservation and fundraising campaign, ASF is primed to achieve its goal of being...

MSc position at Carleton University monitoring seabirds using acoustics

Grad Student
15 February 2024
Many populations of albatrosses and petrels have declined dramatically, primarily due to bycatch in commercial fisheries or predation at nesting sites by invasive species. Understanding the outcomes of management actions, for example eradication of invasive species or bycatch mitigation, is challenging because most petrels are nocturnal at colonies and nest in burrows or crevices. However, advances in passive acoustic recording could offer the opportunity for cost-effective long-term population monitoring even at remote archipelagos. We are looking for a MSc student to join a team of scientists at Carleton University for a project in collaboration with the British Antarctic Survey. The...

Instructor- Biodiversity, Acadia University

Other positions
15 February 2024
Faculty of Pure and Applied ScienceContinuing (Probationary)Position #: 20126 Acadia University and the Department of Biology acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaw Nation. This land is governed by the treaties of Peace and Friendship, first signed by the Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey, Peskotomuhkatiyik, and the British Crown in 1726. These treaties did not implicate or affirm the surrender or transfer of land to the British, but recognized Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey title and set the rules for what was to be a long-standing relationship between nations. As an educational institution, we are continually learning more...

Assistant Professor, Marine Invertebrate Biology, Acadia University

Tenure-track
15 February 2024
Faculty of Pure and Applied ScienceTenure Track StreamPosition #: 20125 Acadia University and the Department of Biology acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaw Nation. This land is governed by the treaties of Peace and Friendship, first signed by the Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey, Peskotomuhkatiyik, and the British Crown in 1726. These treaties did not implicate or affirm the surrender or transfer of land to the British, but recognized Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey title and set the rules for what was to be a long-standing relationship between nations. As an educational institution, we are continually learning...

PhD position, University of Guelph

Grad Student
13 February 2024
Description A 4-year PhD position is available as early as May 2024 to characterize the movement of lake trout and lake whitefish around net-pen aquaculture operations using acoustic telemetry and to link movement behaviour to biotracer and wild fish health metrics.  This project is a collaboration between the School of Environmental Sciences (SES) at the University of Guelph, the Great Lakes Fisheries Commission, the School of the Environment at the University of Windsor and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNRF). The annual stipend for this position is ~$30,000 Cdn/yr.  Additionally, PhD students are guaranteed TAships for the...

WILDLIFE FIELD ASSISTANT POSITION

Other positions
11 February 2024
DESCRIPTIONThe University of Regina is seeking to fill a Wildlife Field Assistant posi􀆟on based out of Medicine Hat, Alberta, primarily working nights to assist a MSc student with research focused on the Ord’s kangaroo rat. Our study aims to understand the Endangered Ord’s kangaroo rat ecology to assist with the conserva􀆟on of the species. POSITION ACTIVITIESYou will meet only kangaroo rat species in Canada and work in some amazing sand dune and na􀆟ve grassland habitats in southern Alberta and Saskatchewan. The posi􀆟on involves conduc􀆟ng fieldwork as a group of two or more primarily throughout southeastern Alberta, with some work in...

Graduate student (PhD) position in adaptive silviculture

Grad Student
8 February 2024
Assisted Migration of Forest Trees (TransX project) Project description: Most trees in Canada are at risk from climate warming, which requires the development of strategies to increase the adaptive capacity of forests. Here, we propose to develop new operational knowledge that can inform forest-assisted migration, a key component of climate-smart forest interventions. This new research will leverage the TransX legacy trial established under the Silva21 research initiative, which aims to test empirically the assisted migration of multiple key coniferous and broadleaf tree species, in order to improve the stand establishment phase and ensure the maintenance of healthy, vibrant forest stands...

University of Regina: Professor, Director of Institute of Environmental Change and Society, and Tier I Canada Research Chair in Water and the Environment.

Tenure-track
7 February 2024
The Faculty of Science at the University of Regina invites applications for the Director of the Institute of Environmental Change and Society (IECS). This appointment will be made as a tenured Professor and will be the University’s nominee for a Tier I Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Water and the Environment.  Candidates should be a Full Professor or late-stage Associate Professors.  Details of IECS research programs, infrastructure, support, and staff are available at www.iecs-uregina.ca.  The successful candidate will be an established leader in environmental or ecological processes related to water resources in the context of global change.  They will have a...

PhD Opportunity: Weaving Knowledges in Moose Ecology

Grad Student
6 February 2024
The WISE Lab (University of Guelph) and Northrup Lab (MNRF, Trent) are looking for a PhD candidate to work with us and First Nations partners in Northwestern Ontario to weave knowledges in moose ecology. This research is part of a highly collaborative effort to better understand and protect moose populations in Ontario and beyond, and will include a combination of field work, community knowledge gathering, outreach and relationship building, and supporting the development of better, more inclusive policy related to moose management. For more information or to apply, reach out to Claire Kemp (project manager, ckemp01@uoguelph.ca), Dr. Jesse Popp (WISE Lab, poppj@uoguelph.ca),...

PhD position in Arctic Biology, University of Bergen

Grad Student
5 February 2024
About the position The department of Arctic Biology at UNIS is seeking candidates for a full-time, 3-year position as a PhD fellow in Arctic Terrestrial Biology. Currently the department constitutes 3 professors, 5 associate professors, 7 PhD students, 2 postdocs/researchers, 9 Adjunct Professors and 3 technical/administrative staff. The department conducts research and education in Arctic terrestrial and marine biology, and currently provides 24 courses on bachelor, master and PhD level. The department focuses on an integrated approach to High Arctic biology, within the research topics Climate change biology, Seasonal ecology and Spatio-temporal dynamics of species and systems. Additional information about...

PhD position in Arctic Biology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Grad Student
5 February 2024
The department of Arctic Biology at UNIS is seeking candidates for a full-time, 3-year position as a PhD fellow in Arctic Terrestrial Biology. Currently the department constitutes 3 professors, 5 associate professors, 7 PhD students, 2 postdocs/researchers, 9 Adjunct Professors and 3 technical/administrative staff. The department conducts research and education in Arctic terrestrial and marine biology, and currently provides 24 courses on bachelor, master and PhD level. The department focuses on an integrated approach to High Arctic biology, within the research topics Climate change biology, Seasonal ecology and Spatio-temporal dynamics of species and systems. Additional information about the department can...

MSc position forest ecology and climate change at UBC Forestry

Grad Student
5 February 2024
The impact of recent drought and heat events on British Columbia’s forests emphasize the need for evidence-based management options to increase resilience to climate change. In collaboration with the BC Ministry of Forests, you will evaluate the effectiveness of partial cutting systems in mitigating drought and heat impacts in the Opax Mountain Silvicultural Systems Experiment in the southern interior of BC. The project will start in May 2024 to facilitate field work, and will be jointly supervised by Dr. David Montwé (UBC), and Dr. Felix Oboite (BC Ministry of Forests). Please visit the following website for more information and to...

CARIBOU PROGRAM, 2024 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: SUMMER FIELD TECHNICIAN AND CREW LEAD

Other positions
5 February 2024
Overview fRI Research is a not-for-profit, non-partisan research institute doing practical science relating to land and resource management. Our research includes projects on caribou, grizzly bear, and native trout conservation, forest and freshwater ecology, wildfire, and mountain pine beetle. Established in 1992 in Hinton, AB, our offices are located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains providing our team with a scenic home-base for outdoor adventures of all kinds.  The fRI Research Caribou Program was created in 2013 to conduct and coordinate research on caribou in Alberta. The goal of the program is to provide land and resource managers with...

MSc position at Carleton University working to minimize the spread of HPAI

Grad Student
5 February 2024
A Eurasian strain of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) emerged in North America in December 2021. This strain of HPAI is highly infectious and often fatal in domestic poultry and can also cause mortality in wild birds and mammals. The virus infected numerous commercial flocks in 2022 and 2023 with high risk periods for commercial flocks occurring during the spring and fall coinciding with wild bird migration periods. During these outbreaks, it became clear that more work was needed to understand wildlife and domestic poultry interactions and the internal commercial interactions leading to these HPAI infected premises. We are...

WCS Canada is hiring a Research Assistant to be based in Whitehorse

Other positions
31 January 2024
The Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada is hiring a Research Assistant to support our Northern Boreal Mountains Program (NBM) in the Yukon and Northern BC. The position is for two years starting April 1st, but with the possibility to extend. The NBM Research Assistant will lead and implement field programs, conduct data management and analysis, assist with report writing, and contribute to communications. The Research Assistant will principally support a study of the cumulative impacts of human disturbance on breeding bird communities, while also contributing to the vision and strategies of the NBM program.  For more information on the position...

DOCTORAL POSITION OFFERED: MAY or SEPT 2024

Grad Student
30 January 2024
Microbial ecology, plant-microbe interactions, bioinformatics, genomics PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: Characterize the diversity, functions and resilience of microbial communities associated with plant species used in ecological restoration. CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVES: The electrification of transportation requires the mining of critical metals. Our team has launched an interdisciplinary project aimed at mitigating the impact of these activities by investigating principles of plant acclimation to assist in the development of ecological restoration practices. The doctoral project will profit from a major experimental device deployed by our team in 2021, on the Whabouchi site operated by Nemaska Lithium. As part of this initiative, five...

OFFRE DE POSTE DE DOCTORAT : MAI ou SEPT 2024

Grad Student
30 January 2024
Écologie microbienne, interactions plante-microbes, bio-informatique, génomique BUT DE L’ÉTUDE: Caractériser la diversité, les fonctions et la résilience des communautés microbiennes associées aux espèces végétales employées en restauration écologique. CONTEXTE ET OBJECTIFS: L’électrification des transports nécessite l’exploitation de gisements miniers. Dans le cadre d’un projet interdisciplinaire, notre équipe s’intéresse à la restauration écologique des environnements perturbés par l’activité minière. Le projet doctoral utilisera un important dispositif expérimental déployé par notre équipe en 2021, sur le site Whabouchi opéré par Nemaska Lithium. Dans le cadre de cette initiative, cinq espèces végétales indigènes à la région (arbustives et arborescentes) ont été pré-acclimatées aux...

Postdoctoral position, McGill University and NSERC ResNet

Post-docs
29 January 2024
Join our team working to map nature’s contributions to people in Canada! Canada has ambitious conservation goals, but it is largely lacking the national-scale data and models of the systems that provide those benefits, tools that are necessary to monitor change and prioritize actions, and locations for conservation. This postdoctoral position, which is part of NSERC ResNet, is supervised by Dr. Elena Bennett, in collaboration with Dr. Rich Sharp at Spring and Dr. Becky Chaplin-Kramer at WWF. The postdoc will be based at McGill’s Macdonald Campus in Montreal. The successful candidate should expect to meet with Dr. Bennett weekly, and...

Aerial Survey Postdoctoral Fellow

Post-docs
25 January 2024
Term: 2 years Salary: $65,000/year plus health benefits Start date: 1 April 2024 Closing date: Review beginning 22 January 2024, but remaining open until the right candidate is found. Position Contact: * * William Halliday, whalliday@wcs.org Application Link: https://wcscanada.bamboohr.com/careers/68 Position Summary We are seeking a highly qualified candidate for a post doctoral fellowship to work on a project focused on using aerial surveys to assess the distribution and abundance of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus), ringed seals (Pusa hispida), and bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) in the western Canadian Arctic, including ground-truthing of aerial surveys for ringed seals. The candidate may also...

OPENINGS FOR 2 GRADUATE POSITIONS (MSc or PhD) for research related to: Genomics tools to inform conservation translocations and animal welfare

Grad Student
23 January 2024
Assiniboine Park Zoo, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in association with: The Garroway Lab, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada POSITION START DATE: Flexible CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: We will begin review of applications in February, but the positions will remain open until filled CONTACT: Stephen Petersen at ConservationResearch@assiniboinepark.ca      PLEASE SEND: Your CV and a brief cover letter introducing yourself, your research experience, interests, and tell us why you are interested in the positions. Come work with the Conservation and Research team at the Assiniboine Park Zoo in collaboration with the Garroway lab at the University of Manitoba! We are a diverse, open,...

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Quantitative Ecology/Ecological Modelling

Tenure-track
23 January 2024
The Department of Biology at The University of Winnipeg invites motivated and enthusiastic candidates to apply for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Subject to budgetary approval, this position will commence July 1, 2024. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and in accordance with the University of Winnipeg Faculty Association Collective Agreement. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biology or closely related discipline at the time of appointment. Candidates should have broad training in biology and evidence of research in organismal biology using quantitative tools and modelling. Applicants with postdoctoral or equivalent experience are encouraged...

Stoichiometric landscapes and biodiversity in macrophyte beds - PhD project (Fall 2024 at the latest)

Grad Student
23 January 2024
The Canada Research Chair in Cross-Ecosystem Linkages (CREE) is looking to recruit a Phd student for a project focusing on the study of the spatial distribution of nutrients in the aquatic meadows of the St. Lawrence River. The spatial distribution of nutrients is the result of the interaction between passive abiotic flows and active biotic transport. Emerging spatial patterns are expected to exert a significant influence on the structure and functioning of biological communities. Here we aim to use the macrophyte beds of the St. Lawrence as landscape units to study the spatial distribution of stoichiometric elements. We will, among other...

M.Sc. and Ph.D. positions: Capitalizing on long-term experimental manipulations to understand and predict arctic terrestrial ecosystem responses to climate warming

Grad Student
19 January 2024
The Arctic is undoubtedly experiencing rapid recent warming that is already substantially affecting the structure and functioning of its ecosystems, including Northern peoples. I am seeking motivated graduate students with an undergraduate background in plant ecology, environmental science, biogeography, and/or soil science who are interested in developing a project in one of the lab’s core research themes:  Tundra plant community responses to summer warming Role of phosphorus as well as nitrogen in determining tundra plant community structure and responses to climate change The potential for transition from low to medium stature (~ 1m tall) shrub tundra vegetation – How, When,...

Indigenous Science Scholar, Faculty of Science, University of Victoria

Tenure-track
19 January 2024
About UVic For over 60 years, UVic has proven its unwavering commitment to providing an excellent student experience in a supportive teaching and learning environment, to partnering with communities, and to pursuing research and creative activities that make an impact, both locally and globally. We are prepared to face a changing world with renewed commitment, enthusiasm, compassion and humility. Inspired by and honouring place, we are a community-minded, globally engaged university where we transform ideas into meaningful impact. Territory Acknowledgement We acknowledge and respect the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and whose historical...

PhD projects on population viability and long-term conservation of endangered small-mouthed salamanders

Grad Student
19 January 2024
We are seeking two PhD candidates to extend long-term efforts to understand the ecology, genetics, and conservation status of endangered small-mouthed salamanders and reliant unisexual salamanders on Pelee Island, Ontario, Canada. The salamander complex on Pelee Island is currently at risk because of combined impacts of habitat loss and kleptoparasitism by unisexual salamanders (see Bare et al. 2023. Oecologia 202: 807-818). Using our extensive dataset of thousands of genotyped salamanders from breeding locations across the island, combined with island-wide assessment of salamander habitat suitability and connectivity, PhD#1 will investigate the impacts of further habitat loss and strategic habitat restoration on...

PhD project - Assessing boreal forest dynamics under climate change

Grad Student
19 January 2024
The Integrative Wildlife Conservation lab at Trent University is offering a PhD project on the application of remote sensing technologies for assessing the state of boreal forest structure and dynamics near Kluane Lake, Yukon. For decades, Canada lynx and their prey have been studied intensively in the Kluane region, and the new project extends this work into the realm of vegetation and snow dynamics in this rapidly-changing northern landscape. Using an unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with LiDAR, multispectral, hyperspectral, thermal and RGB cameras, and combined with archived satellite data for the region, we will investigate several of the following questions:...

Director, Landscape Protection, Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport, Government of Saskatchewan

Other positions
17 January 2024
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-timeLocation(s):  SK-Rgna-Regina   Ministry:  027 Parks Culture and SportSalary Range:  $7,755-$10,080 MonthlyGrade:  MCP.08. The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport’s strategic focus is on quality of life and economic growth and we do this by working with diverse groups and communities to enhance the province’s cultural, artistic, recreational and social life. We promote excellence in the arts, culture, heritage, and sports and represent the interests of the province’s French-language population. The ministry also manages and enhances Saskatchewan’s provincial parks system and the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, conserving ecosystems and cultural resources and providing recreational and interpretive opportunities for visitors. The ministry...

PhDs, MScs, postdocs, data scientist and research manager positions in Global change ecology of Northern Ecosystems

Grad Student, Other positions, Post-docs
9 January 2024
Team Shrub (the research group of Prof. Isla Myers-Smith), now based in Vancouver in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia is recruiting for fully-funded PhDs, MScs, postdocs, a data scientist and a research manager for two new projects!  The next deadline for applications for MSc and PhD positions is 16th January 2024. It is an exciting time to be joining the team as we start two new research projects the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Global Change Ecology of Northern Ecosystems and the European Research Council RESILIENCE Synergy Grant with field research in the Canadian North...

Grizzly Bear Biologist

Other positions
9 January 2024
fRI Research is hiring a Grizzly Bear biologist. The successful candidate will be part of a team using non-invasive sampling for genetic and endocrine profiling of grizzly bears to monitor survival, demographics, reproduction, and health of bear populations in Alberta. The candidate will: assist with recruiting and training of seasonal staff and fieldwork planning and coordination; manage and supervise field crews; ensure health and safety requirements are met; conduct fieldwork to setup and monitor hair snag/camera sites to obtain grizzly bear hair samples and images; conduct habitat monitoring work to assess availability of different bear foods across the landscape; engage with...

Post-doctoral researcher in Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity Monitoring

Post-docs
31 December 2023
This post-doc is a two-year grant-funded term position monitoring outcomes of nature-based solutions to climate change in rural Zimbabwe. While the post-doctoral researcher is directly responsible to the Principal Investigator (PI), the person will work with an interdisciplinary research team in Canada and Zimbabwe. The project, Locally-led Indigenous Nature Based Solution for Climate Change Adaptation in Zimbabwe (LINC-Z), is funded through Global Affairs Canada and in partnership with Mennonite Central Committee. As an integral member of the research team, the post-doc will apply spatial analysis to monitor landscape-scale outcomes of nature-based solutions/interventions for restoring forest, wetland, and degraded agricultural lands...

Conservation/Population genomics of rare plants in Ontario

Grad Student
22 December 2023
The Lee-Yaw lab at the University of Ottawa is looking for a PhD student who is enthusiastic about conservation genomics and plants. This is a fully funded position that is co-supervised with Dr. Jenny McCune from the University of Lethbridge. The student will work alongside others who are establishing new populations of rare and at-risk plants in southern Ontario. As part of these efforts, we wish to understand a) how populations at the edge of the range in Ontario are related to more central populations in USA and b) whether populations in Ontario are genetically isolated from each other. One...

PhD in evolutionary ecology or global change biology

Grad Student
22 December 2023
Ideal start date: May 2024 or September 2024   The Lee-Yaw lab is looking for a motivated student with a background in GIS data analysis or population/conservation genomics who is interested in developing a project in one of the lab’s core areas of interest:  Phylogeography and the history of species’ ranges   Evolutionary ecology of range limits   Impacts of global change on species’ distributions  Conservation genomics  Visit the lab website for more information: www.leeyawlab.ca.   We currently have funding to support genomic or field-based studies on specific amphibian systems in western Canada but there may be additional funding to support...

PhD position, Carleton University: Biodiversity outcomes of urban greening programs

Grad Student
21 December 2023
Urban greening programs can support biodiversity and connect people with nature in urban centres. However, the outcomes of grassroots projects are rarely monitored, and we have little information on how to maximize co-benefits.  We are looking for a PhD student to join an exciting, collaborative team of researchers, policy-makers, and other NGO partners at Carleton University. The student will lead a study exploring the co-benefits of urban greening for biodiversity and human wellbeing, with a focus on tree planting. The student will have an opportunity to learn to co-develop scientific research, conduct urban field work, and improve conservation policy and...

PhD position, Carleton University: Optimal monitoring to reduce bird-window collisions

Grad Student
21 December 2023
In North America, about 1 billion birds are killed by colliding with windows each year. Solutions are readily available to prevent bird mortality from window collisions, yet uptake remains rare.  We are looking for a PhD student to join an exciting, collaborative team of researchers, policy-makers, and volunteers from Carleton University, Environment and Climate Change Canada, and Safe Wings Ottawa. The student will lead a study exploring the balance of research and action needed to tackle bird-window collisions for species of conservation concern in Canada. The student will co-develop scientific research, conduct urban field work, and apply their research to improve...

Assistant Professor, Community Ecology

Tenure-track
21 December 2023
The Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Technology at Mount Royal University invites applications for a tenure track position which will commence July 1, 2024, subject to final budgetary approval, at the Rank of Assistant Professor.   The successful applicant will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program. Applicants must have expertise to teach and develop senior-level courses in community ecology and support other course offerings in ecology and evolution. A Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or related discipline with expertise in community ecology is required. The successful candidate will develop/maintain an active research program. The...

Assistant Professor, Landscape Conservation

Tenure-track
21 December 2023
Ecosystem Science and ManagementFaculty of EnvironmentTenure track The University of Northern British Columbia invites applications for a Tenure-Track faculty position in Landscape Conservation in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at the rank of Assistant Professor. The proposed start date is September 2024. As an institution committed to the fostering of an inclusive and transformative learning environment, UNBC values innovative teaching and scholarship. UNBC’s Dept of Ecosystem Science & Management oversees BSc degrees in Biology; Conservation Science & Practice; Forest Ecology & Management; Wildlife & Fisheries; and a BA in Nature-Based Tourism Management.  Faculty supervise graduate students (Masters and...

Postdoctoral fellowship: Predicting the effects of climate change on the epidemiology of winter ticks in moose

Post-docs
18 December 2023
Climate change is having an impact on geographical distribution of parasites and parasite load, particularly in species where part of the parasite’s life cycle takes place in the environment. In the winter tick (Dermacentor albipictus), weather conditions in spring and autumn are critical for larval survival. Integrating climatic conditions in interaction with host dynamics is an essential step towards understanding and predicting the spatiotemporal dynamics of D. albipictus epizootics in moose (Alces alces). Project The successful candidate will join the Tick-Orignal-Climate Research Partnership team (https://www.albipictus.com/), a collaborative, interdisciplinary project aimed at understanding and predicting the dynamics of interactions between winter...

Stage postdoctoral : Prédire les effets des changements climatiques sur l’épidémiologie de la tique d’hiver chez l’orignal

Post-docs
18 December 2023
Les changements climatiques ont des impacts sur la distribution géographique et la charge parasitaire, en particulier chez les espèces de parasite dont une portion du cycle vital se déroule dans l’environnement hors de l’hôte. Chez la tique d’hiver (Dermacentor albipictus), les conditions météorologiques au printemps et à l’automne sont critiques pour la reproduction et la survie des larves. L’intégration des conditions climatiques en interaction avec la dynamique des hôtes constitue une étape essentielle pour comprendre et prédire la dynamique spatiotemporelle des épizooties de D. albipictus chez l’orignal (Alces alces). Projet Le(la) candidat(e) retenu(e) se joindra à l’équipe du Partenariat de...

MSc or PhD position - Year-round movements & habitat use of warblers within urban greenspaces

Grad Student
18 December 2023
Proposed research: Urban greenspaces and forests have the potential to serve an important role in supporting biodiversity in the landscape, particularly to vagile species such as birds. These are novel ecosystems composed of a complex mix of native and non-native species, with tree planting often driven by factors such as aesthetic and cultural preferences, nursery availability, and ability to withstand urban stressors, rather than biodiversity conservation. Most research on birds within urban ecosystems have focused on the breeding season, creating a seasonal bias. An emerging and exciting topic within urban ornithology is identifying how birds use or move through urban...

Director of the Queen’s University Biological Station (QUBS) and the Baillie Chair in Conservation Biology

Tenure-track
18 December 2023
Queen’s University is situated on the territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabek.  Ne Queen’s University e’tho nońwe nikanónhsote tsi nońwe ne Haudenosaunee tánon Anishinaabek tehatihsnónhsahere ne óhontsa.  Gimaakwe Gchi-gkinoomaagegamig atemagad Naadowe miinwaa Anishinaabe aking. The Department of Biology at Queen’s University invites applications for the linked positions of the Director of the Queen’s University Biological Station (QUBS) and the Baillie Family Chair in Conservation Biology, with a focus on avian conservation, evolution, and ecology. This tenure-track appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Biology with a preferred start date of July 1,...

Queen’s National Scholar position in Indigenous Science

Tenure-track
11 December 2023
Department of Biology and School of Environmental Studies / Faculty of Arts and ScienceQueen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada The School of Environmental Studies and the Department of Biology at Queen’s University invite applications for a Queen’s National Scholar position in Indigenous Science. The position is a full-time tenure-track/tenured position at Assistant Professor or early Associate Professor rank, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2024. This Queen’s National Scholar (QNS) position in Indigenous Science is one of seven being recruited this year in support of Queen’s interdisciplinary Indigenous Studies Program and new Major and Joint-Honours in Indigenous Studies. Further...

POSTDOC OPENING IN FOREST DYNAMICS

Post-docs
11 December 2023
Postdoc opening in forest dynamics The Vanderwel lab at the University of Regina is seeking a highly-motivated individual for a two-year postdoctoral research position investigating environmental controls on forest dynamics. Project description: In recent decades, increases in aridity have caused region-wide losses of forest carbon across western Canada as moisture stress has both reduced forest productivity and increased tree mortality. This project seeks to better understand how spatial and temporal variation in moisture availability have impacted aboveground carbon storage across a mixed forest landscape situated near the edge of species’ climatic moisture niche. The successful candidate will leverage an eight...

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW & PHD IN ANCIENT DNA OF EASTERN WOLVES

Post-docs
11 December 2023
Post-Doctoral Fellow & PhD in Ancient DNA of Eastern Wolves Dr. Paul Wilson (Trent University) and Dr. Linda Rutledge (Hakai Institute) are recruiting a full-time 2-year Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) and PhD student in support of ancient DNA analyses to understand the evolutionary origins of eastern wolves. Funded through an NSERC Alliance grant entitled “Elucidating the origins of eastern wolves through ancient DNA”, this collaborative project involves the Tula Foundation; Environment & Climate Change Canada (ECCC); the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry (OMNRF); and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Limited. The PDF and PhD positions will be based out of the...

Movement and habitat use of Greenland halibut (MSc position)

Grad Student
11 December 2023
Position: This is a fully funded two-year MSc position based within the Earth & Geospatial Science Lab (EarthGS) at Memorial University of Newfoundland, in collaboration with Fisheries and Oceans Newfoundland and Labrador (DFO-NL). Program of study: The successful candidate will register for the MUN Department of Geography MSc program (https://www.mun.ca/geography/programs/graduate/). Start date: Commencing spring/summer 2024. Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Project description: The EarthGS Lab and DFO-NL Science are recruiting a student to study the movement and habitat use of Greenland halibut. This work is supported by the Fisheries and Oceans Competitive Science Research Fund. Through this project we aim...

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Global Change Biology

Tenure-track
11 December 2023
Saint Mary’s UniversityLocation: Nova ScotiaDeadline: 19 January 2024 https://www.universityaffairs.ca/search-job/?job_id=64051 At Saint Mary’s University, you will be surrounded by a talented and dedicated team of professionals committed to accessibility, diversity, and the provision of a positive and supportive learning environment. We recognize the importance of the contribution and growth of each individual in the University’s success. We are currently looking to fill the position of Tier 2 Canada Research Chair to join our Biology Department team. Job Information and ResponsibilitiesThe Biology Department at Saint Mary’s University (SMU) is seeking an emerging scholar as a candidate for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier...

Caribou Maternity Pen Operations and Effectiveness Lead (“Pen Lead”)

Other positions
11 December 2023
NIKANESE WAH TZEE STEWARDSHIP SOCIETY JOB TITLE:         Caribou Maternity Pen Operations and Effectiveness Lead (“Pen Lead”) REPORTS TO:     NWSS Executive Director LOCATIONS:      Pen site (Treaty 8 territory, south of Hudson’s Hope), possible remote, office PROJECT BACKGROUND The Nikanese Wah tzee Stewardship Society was formed by West Moberly First Nations and Saulteau First Nations to undertake caribou protection and recovery initiatives within Treaty No. 8 territory and British Columbia. The Society’s objective is to restore caribou populations to levels which can sustain traditional harvesting by members of the Nations. The program has been...

Graduate position available in: Parasites and the Ecology of Fear

Grad Student
11 December 2023
A graduate research position (MSc or PhD program) is available in Dr. Lien Luong’s research group (https://grad.biology.ualberta.ca/luong/) at the University of Alberta. Start date: September 2024.  Project background: Exposure to parasites can lead to changes in host behavior, morphology, or physiology, even in the absence of infection. These non-consumptive effects (NCE) can be understood in the context of the “ecology of fear”. Potential projects include, but are not limited to investigating the: 1) state-dependent nature of NCE, 2) trait-mediated NCE, 3) NCE of parasites on host metabolism, and 3) evolutionary consequences of NCE. Successful applicants will investigate these questions using...

MSc Student Position: Soil Ecology (Dalhousie University)

Grad Student
11 December 2023
We are looking for an MSc student to start in May 2024, co-supervised by Paul Manning (Dalhousie University) and Erin Cameron (Saint Mary’s University) but working closely with the Nova Scotia Living Labs Team. The position is fully funded ($24,000/year) and will be based in Truro, Nova Scotia (Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture). Background: Disturbances associated with intensive soil cultivation are widely understood to negatively impact soil health. Incorporating pasture into intensive rotations has been shown promise as a solution for improving soil health. Decomposition of livestock dung on pastures is promoted by a healthy community of invertebrates including dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) and earthworms....

M.Sc. position: Soil eDNA on Sable Island (Saint Mary’s University, Halifax)

Grad Student
11 December 2023
We are looking for an MSc student to work on a fully funded project examining impacts of horses on soil biodiversity, with a focus on eDNA and soil microbes. Sable Island National Park Reserve is home to endemic and rare species, as well as an iconic population of introduced horses. Using large (0.5-1.3 ha) horse exclosures installed in 2021, we are testing how horses affect coastal dune ecosystems, in partnership with the Sable Island Institute, Parks Canada, and Dalhousie University. There is some flexibility to adapt the project to the student’s interests, but we are especially interested in using eDNA...

M.Sc. position: Invasion ecology (Saint Mary’s University, Halifax)

Grad Student
11 December 2023
Project summary We are looking for an M.Sc. student (fully funded, $24,000/yr) to work on the effects of forest harvesting and road networks on the spread of introduced earthworms. Clearcutting has been the dominant forest harvesting practice in Nova Scotia, resulting in young, regenerating, even-aged stands across much of the province. As of June 2022, Nova Scotia has formally transitioned to an Ecological Forestry model that uses uneven-aged silviculture systems in some forest stand types (Nova Scotia Guide for the Ecological Matrix). Ecological Forestry requires more frequent silvicultural and harvesting interventions than clearcutting and therefore may increase the frequency of...

Research associate to lead preparations for field research based in the Canadian Arctic

Other positions
11 December 2023
We are seeking a research associate to lead preparations for field research based at Karrak Lake Research Station in the Ahiak Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Nunavut, Canada. We anticipate the research associate will plan all aspects of the field season for multiple research programs, including studies on lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese, as well as shorebirds, king eiders, Arctic foxes, and Arctic ecosystems. The research associate will be based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan during the planning period (January to May 2024) and will join the field crew at Karrak Lake, May to July 2024. We also anticipate the research associate will...

PhD studentship: University of Saskatchewan

Grad Student
11 December 2023
Exploring relationships among agriculture, wetland water quality, aquatic macroinvertebrates, and waterfowl productivity in the Canadian Prairie Pothole Region Description: A PhD studentship is available with Dr. Mitch Weegman in the Department of Biology at the University of Saskatchewan (https://www.ducks.ca/our-work/science/saskatchewan-endowed-chair/), co-supervised by Dr. Matt Dyson at the Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research, Ducks Unlimited Canada. The student will join an ongoing collaborative research program investigating how agricultural land cover influences wetland water quality, aquatic macroinvertebrate prey availability, and waterfowl productivity. The student will work with DUC staff and collaborators to complete field work and data collection as well as supervise...

The Department of Biological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Biological Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2024

Post-docs
8 December 2023
The Department of Biological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Biological Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2024, subject to final budgetary approval. The successful candidate will have expertise in eukaryotic microbial ecology, focusing on fungi and/or protists, and demonstrate excellence, or clear promise of excellence, in undergraduate teaching. In addition, the successful candidate will actively participate in curriculum development that supports the department-level Program Learning Outcomes and will be expected to develop a new second-year course on eukaryotic microbial ecology, teach both...

Tenure track position in Evolutionary Ecology (bilingual French-English teaching requirement)

8 December 2023
Tenure track position in Evolutionary Ecology (bilingual French-English teaching requirement) The Department of Biology at University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. For this position, the successful candidate will demonstrate potential to build internationally-recognized and externally funded research program that fully engages trainees at all levels, building collaborations within and beyond our collegial, research-intensive department. Candidates must be able to teach in both French and English at the time of hiring at undergraduate and graduate levels. Exceptional candidates at Associate Professor level may also be considered. The starting date is July 1,...

PHD PROJECT: QUANTIFYING ACOUSTIC BIODIVERSITY TO PREDICT IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

27 November 2023
The Quebec biodiversity monitoring network aims to document changes in biodiversity at large spatial scales. Through this program implemented in 2016, close to 300 stations are monitored using various indicators and taxonomic groups in different environments.  We are seeking a candidate for a PhD. project exploiting the acoustic data collected in uplands (forest, toundra) and wetlands (peatland, marsh). These data include birds, mammals, anurans, and insects.  Anticipated starting date : Summer 2024 or Fall 2024  Objectives: To develop statistical models evaluating changes in biodiversity at large spatial scales; To quantify phenological changes in animal species and communities using acoustic data...

PROJET DE DOCTORAT: QUANTIFIER LA BIODIVERSITÉ ACOUSTIQUE POUR PRÉDIRE LES IMPACTS DES CHANGEMENTS CLIMATIQUES

27 November 2023
Le réseau de suivi de la biodiversité réalisé par le Gouvernement du Québec vise à documenter les changements de biodiversité à large échelle spatiale. Près de 300 stations sont suivies depuis 2016, au moyen d’une trentaine d’indicateurs et de groupes taxonomiques dans une variété de milieux.  Nous sommes à la recherche d’un.e étudiant.e au doctorat qui exploitera les données des inventaires acoustiques en milieu terrestre (forestier et toundra) et humide (tourbière et marais). Ces inventaires visent les oiseaux, les mammifères, les anoures et les insectes.  Date de début : Été 2024 ou Automne 2024  Objectifs: Développer des modèles statistiques pour...

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR, CONSERVATION/ECOLOGICAL HEALTH IN THE CONTEXT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, ENVIRONMENT, OR SUSTAINABILITY, CLAYTON H. RIDDELL FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENT, EARTH, AND RESOURCES, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA

27 November 2023
Position #34053 The University of Manitoba, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and on the original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation, invites applications for a probationary or tenured position at the rank of Associate Professor/Full Professor, in the natural sciences fields of ecology of Natural Resources Management, Environment, or Sustainability. The appointment will commence on or before July 1, 2024, or as soon thereafter as possible.  The successful candidates will become a member of the Natural Resources Institute Natural Resources Institute (NRI) in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth,...

THE WATERLOO WETLAND LAB AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO IS RECRUITING A POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Post-docs
25 November 2023
About the project Over 80% of Canadians live in cities with limited access to green space and the ecosystem services it provides. Unfortunately, we do not make the most of what urban green space we have, leaving tens of thousands of acres as low-value and costly-to-maintain turfgrass. Our partnership seeks to inform turfgrass-to-meadow conversion for The Meadoway project, a 16 km hydro-corridor ecological enhancement project that will connect the Rouge National Urban Park to downtown Toronto. This restoration project has the potential to replace invasive plants with native species, increase habitat quality for pollinators, mitigate heat stress, and enhance carbon storage and sequestration,...

GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES STUDYING THE MULTI-DECADAL RESPONSE OF A SEABIRD TO RAPID WARMING IN THE ARCTIC

Grad Student
24 November 2023
Background: Mandt’s Black Guillemot is a high Arctic seabird and one of the few with a year-round association with sea ice.   It breeds at colonies in proximity to summer pack ice and occupies the marginal ice zone during the nonbreeding season.  A breeding colony on Cooper Island, off northern Alaska, has been studied since 1975, when it numbered less than 20 pairs. Guillemots are cavity nesters and provision of nest sites in the 1970s and 1980s resulted in the rapid growth of the colony to over 200 pairs.  A long-term episodic decline began in 1990 with the colony reduced...

MSC/PHD STUDIES LINKING REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS, FORAGING BEHAVIOUR AND FISH DENSITIES IN THE ARCTIC

Grad Student
23 November 2023
Background: The impacts of climate warming are greatest in the Arctic. As the Earth warms, Arctic biodiversity will be squeezed out. Top predators provide unique opportunities to assess changing ecosystems because they integrate information over many scales. As food for Northerners, they also provide early warning signals for human health. Seabirds are some of the most visible components of Arctic biodiversity and have long been used as indicators for environmental change in the Arctic. However, in the absence of large commercial fisheries, we often have limited understanding of forage fish distributions and their impact on seabird movement and reproductive success...