Canadian Aquatic Resources Section of the American Fisheries Society

Monthly archives for May, 2016

DFO Recruitment poster now active

Excited by the announcement made by Minister Tootoo??? See link below for information on how to apply for DFO’s recruitment blitz: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=922946

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University of Manitoba: PhD Position in Transcriptomics of Developing Lake Sturgeon

Longevity, late age to sexual maturity and intermittent spawning are all life history characteristics that make Lake Sturgeon vulnerable to human impact such as over-fishing and hydroelectric generation. Provincial, First Nation, Industry and Federal bodies have used conservation aquaculture and stock enhancement approaches as a mitigative strategy to protect and sustain threatened or endangered populations of Lake Sturgeon throughout Manitoba for decades. The successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary group examining the interaction between rearing environment and phenotypic development in Lake Sturgeon populations throughout the Province of Manitoba. The position will involve development of transcriptomic tools to better understand the interaction between rearing environment, genotype and developing phenotype to tailor rearing […]

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Post-PhD or Post-MSc Research Associate in Evidence-Based Conservation Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario

The Canadian Centre for Evidence-Based Conservation at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada is currently seeking applications for the position of “Research Associate” with a start date during fall of 2016.  The position will be based on campus and involve a variety of evidence assimilation and evidence synthesis activities related to natural resource management and conservation biology (e.g., habitat management, restoration ecology).  The successful applicant will have experience in database development, meta-analysis, and literature review (ideally systematic review) and synthesis.  They will also be capable of interacting with a variety of partners (in Canada and beyond), be highly organized, and have experience generating peer-reviewed publications.  Evidence of exceptional problem solving skills, […]

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Washington-BC Chapter of AFS accepting nominations for VP position

American Fisheries Society Washington – British Columbia Chapter   Chapter website: http://wabc-afs.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wabcafs Twitter: https://twitter.com/wabcafs Dear WA-BC Chapter Members, The Washington-British Columbia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is currently inviting candidate statements for the position of Vice President on the Executive Committee. Ever think about developing and refining your leadership skills? Or maybe just giving a little back to an organization that does so much for students, professional development and natural resource conservation? Then now is a great time to get more involved and help the chapter chart the course into the future.   The Vice-President position is a four-year progressive commitment, serving the first year as Vice-President, the second year as President-Elect, the […]

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Summer Research Assistantships

Summer research assistantships are available with Nick Mandrak’s lab at the University of Toronto (Scarborough). See: JobDescription_FieldAssistant_UTSC for more details.

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