[ES_JOBS_NET] One PhD student and one postdoc position: eddy covariance measurements across the treeline in northwestern Canada

Oliver Sonnentag oliver.sonnentag at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 16:28:00 MST 2017

Dear all,

we are seeking a highly motivated PhD student and a postdoc to work on
carbon, water and energy fluxes made with the eddy covariance technique
across the treeline in northwestern Canada since May 2013. The positions
are located in the Département de géographie at the Université de Montréal
and/or in the Department of Geography at Wilfrid Laurier University. *The
positions are open starting May (postdoc) and September 2017 (PhD)*.
Awarded competitive funding for these positions (PhD: four years; postdoc:
two years) comes from different sources including National Sciences and
Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and Canada Research Chairs (CRC)
programs. Additional sources include university fellowships, research
assistantships, and teaching assistantships at the Université de Montréal
and at Wilfrid Laurier University, and NSERC graduate student scholarships
(deadlines are in October 2017).

Ideal applicants for the positions have

1)    a strong quantitative and technical background related to the
research obtained through degrees in geosciences, (bio)meteorology,
environmental science, ecology, physics, etc.,

2)    (some) high-latitude or other wilderness/outdoor experience as the
research may require traveling to the sites,

3)    the ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team
setting consisting of researchers from various Canadian universities and
territorial and federal government agencies, and

4)    proficiency in English (the Université de Montréal is a francophone
research university, so knowledge of French is of great advantage but not

Please email questions regarding both positions and application packages
consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae (including a list of
publications/presentations), an English writing sample (ideally a
publication), copies of academic credentials, and names and contact
information of at least two referees to:

pmarsh *at* wlu.ca and oliver.sonnentag *at* umontreal.ca

The review of applications will commence immediately until both positions
are filled.



Professeur adjoint Oliver Sonnent

Chaire de recherche du Canada en *Biogéosciences atmosphériques des hautes

Département de géographie

Université de Montréal

520 chemin de la Côte-Ste-Catherine

Montréal, QC H2V 2B8


office: 514 - 343 8032

email: oliver.sonnentag at umontreal.ca
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