Postdoctoral Fellow

Thompson Rivers University

Application Restrictions
Open to both Internal and external
Job Type
Faculty (Tenure, Tenure Track, LTC)
Posting In effect from
Closing Application Date
Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.
Instructional Type
Faculty Type
Limited Term
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (If Applicable)

The position offered for a period of two years will provide opportunities for the researcher to develop research projects on ecosystem reclamation of native grasslands, forests and wetlands in the context of mine-site restoration. The general themes include soil amendments, biodiversity and climate change. We apply assembly rules, successional theory, priority effects and trophic dynamics in our research approach. We use greenhouse and field trials, with access to analytical chemistry and genomics instrumentation.

Another critical component of the position is the ability to take a leadership role within a multi-faceted research team, including student mentorship, and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The position will be funded through an NSERC Industrial Research Chair, with a salary of ~$60,000 per year plus full university benefits: Medical Services Plan, Extended Medical Services Plan, Dental Plan Insurance, Grouplife Insurance, Accident Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability Benefits, and Pension Plan Enrolment. This is a one-year position that may be renewed for a second year according to the availability of funds and performance of the candidate. Anticipated start date: As soon as possible.


A Ph.D. in ecology/environmental science, strong quantitative skills and demonstrated publication record are required. Provide a CV, a letter of interest and the names of at least two people willing to provide a letter of reference

Pay Band
According to TRUFA Salary Schedule
Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Organizational Unit
Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Science -> Natural Resources
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

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