Thompson Rivers University
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
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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