Job Opportunities

Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Marine Oil Spill Science (Associate or Full Professor)

The University of Manitoba invites applications for a Canada Research Chair (CRC, Tier 1) in marine oil spill science - a tenure-track or tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Outstanding applicants with internationally recognized expertise in the broad fields of fate, effects, mitigation, or detection of oil or other transportation-related contaminant spills in the marine environment are invited to apply.

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NSERC Industrial Research Chair (Associate) in Northern Oil Spill Research (Assistant or Associate Professor)

The University of Manitoba invites applications for an NSERC Industrial Research Chair (IRC, Associate Level) in Northern oil spill research - a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Early- to mid-career researchers demonstrating exceptional promise in the broad fields of detection, fate, effects, or mitigation of oil or other transportation-related contaminant spills in the Northern environment are invited to apply.

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Greenland Climate Research Centre - Laboratory Program Coordinator

Greenland Climate Research Centre is looking for an experienced laboratory program coordinator who can be a part of a dynamic and challenging team at Greenland Climate Research Centre. These projects are many faceted, and the applicant will work closely with the center’s other technicians and researchers. We are looking for an engaged and flexible applicant with the capacity to work well as part of a team, who is skillful at coordinating tasks, who has a ”hands-on” approach to solving practical challenges on a daily basis, and who wants to work in an international research environment. We emphasize that the applicant should be meticulous in his/her work, can take the initiative, is self-motivated, and can work with others, as well as engage in independent work.

Application deadline: 15 December 2016.

For more information or to send your CV, contact Malene Simon ().


University of Washington - Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences – Assistant Professor

As a part of the College of the Environment at the University of Washington, the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (0116) position (100% FTE, 9 months/year, multi-year) in polar marine or freshwater ecology as part of its continuing commitment to research and education on Earth’s high-latitude regions through the Future of Ice Initiative.

For more information, ap.washington.edu.


JAMSTEC - Scientist or Technical Scientist - Arctic Ocean and Climate System Research Unit, Institute of Arctic Climate and Environment Research (IACE), Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

JAMSTEC is soliciting applications for Scientists or Technical Scientists who will engage in observational research and development on sea-ice variability in the Arctic Ocean and the interactions among the ocean, sea-ice, and atmosphere. The relevant fields are: Physical oceanography, polar oceanography, meteorology and any natural science field related to oceanography or the earth sciences.

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Indigenous knowledge researcher with Environment and Climate Change Canada

The Wildlife Research Division at Environment and Climate Change Canada is currently seeking applications for the position of “Indigenous knowledge researcher” with a start date during October 2016. The position will involve a variety of research activities related to an ongoing project on Inuit knowledge about shorebird declines in the eastern Canadian Arctic.

Interested candidates can obtain information about this position by contacting Dr. Dominique Henri at . Applications are due on August 29th 2016.


Ice island deterioration modelling opportunity - Carleton University

We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow (1 year term, starting in September 2016) to develop and test an ice island deterioration model.

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