[ES_JOBS_NET] Post-doctoral position at the University of British Columbia

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Nov 12 09:32:32 MST 2014

From:    "=?windows-1252?Q?Dr._John_S._Richardson?=" <john.richardson at UBC.CA
Subject: Post-doctoral position at the University of British Columbia

Post-doctoral Fellow: Cumulative effects across spatial scales in
freshwater ecosystems=20

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada=09

Closing date for applications: 7th December 2014
Start date: ASAP or by 1st January 2015 if possible

We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow for a collaborative project between=

University of British Columbia, Trent University and University of Ottawa=
examining cumulative effects within and across spatial scales for small
streams and larger catchment networks.  The effects of interest include a=
possible responses to land-use changes, such as hydrology, chemistry,
geomorphology and biology.
The ideal candidate will have excellent quantitative skills in spatial
statistics and modelling, and expertise with flowing-water ecosystems,
especially their biology or hydrology. Ability to program in a language s=
as R or Matlab would be highly desired, as would experience with GIS
applications software. The most qualified applicants will have relevant
experience, expertise in biological and physical processes in streams, an=
d a
strong interest in stream and riparian systems and disturbance.=20
Evidence of successful participation in team projects would be helpful.=20=

Applicants must have completed and defended their Ph.D. by the start of t=
appointment. Previous peer-reviewed scientific publications are highly
desirable. Interested applicants should submit the following:

=091) Cover letter, C.V., and the names and contact information for three=

=092) Unofficial transcripts=20
=093) Examples of your published work

Funding is available for one year, with a second year for reappointment
pending satisfactory performance.=20
The position will involve field research in a number of locations in
southern British Columbia and Ontario. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will be
based at the University of British Columbia under the supervision of John=

Richardson and Dan Moore.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.  A=
qualified persons are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and=

permanent residents in Canada will be given priority. We especially welco=
applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal
persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientatio=
and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage=

productively with diverse communities.

For more information or to apply, contact:
Dr. John Richardson, University of British Columbia   john.richardson at ubc=
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