Canadian Aquatic Resources Section of the American Fisheries Society

Opportunities with Fish Ecology and Conservation Phys Lab, Carleton U

PhD-level Research Associate in Quantitative Movement Ecology The Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Laboratory at Carleton University is seeking a PhD-level Research Associate in the area of movement ecology and applied quantitative ecology.  The position will be based on campus (in Ottawa, Canada) and involve working with large biotelemetry and biologging datasets generated for a variety of aquatic animals.  The successful applicant will have experience in managing and querying complex databases. Analytical skills must include generalized linear mixed modeling of temporally and spatially dependent data and multivariate statistics.  Familiarity with structural equation modeling, state-space modeling, network analysis, and GIS is desirable.  Applicants should be highly organized, have experience generating peer-reviewed […]

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4 PhD Positions at U of T with Don Jackson, OMNR, and DFO

4 PHD POSITIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO – FISH AND AQUATIC ECOLOGY We seek highly capable and motivated individuals for 4 PhD positions as part of a collaborative research project involving the University of Toronto, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, and Fisheries and Oceans Canada.   Successful applicants will start in May or September 2017 in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program at the University of Toronto (http://www.eeb.utoronto.ca/).  Research projects relate to questions regarding how human activities, climate change, habitat quality, and fish community composition influence body size, population growth rates, and overall fish productivity in lakes and rivers.  Projects vary from studies involving considerable […]

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Employment Opportunity

Fishery/Forestry Biologist The Gwich’in Renewable Resources Board (GRRB) is currently seeking a motivated full-time Fisheries/Forestry Biologist for its office in Inuvik, Northwest Territories. For the full advertisement, please visit the GRRB website at www.grrb.nt.ca or see GRRBFisheriesForestryBiologist_2016. Deadline: Sunday, November 13, 2016 at midnight (MST) Please direct your inquiries or submit your application including a cover letter and resume to: Gwich’in Renewable Resources Board – Attention to Amy Amos P.O. Box 2240, Inuvik, NT   X0E 0T0 Phone: (867) 777-6600 extension 2   Fax: (867) 777-6601   Email: aamos@grrb.nt.ca  

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Post-doctoral research opportunity in occupancy and habitat suitability modelling of freshwater species at risk

We are seeking enthusiastic, team oriented, and self-motivated candidates for a NSERC Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories Program to develop occupancy, niche, and habitat suitability models for species at risk. Research will involve ecological modeling in collaboration with university and government scientists. Candidates should have strong modeling and quantitative skills, a good understanding of occupancy and niche model theory, and experience in stream ecology and sampling.  Salary is $50.5k per year, preferred start date would be between Aug. to Oct. 2016.  Research will be based out of Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Freshwater Institute in Winnipeg, Manitoba with regular visits to collaborators at the Department of Renewable Resources, University of […]

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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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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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M.Sc. or Ph.D. Student Opportunity (Carleton/Cooke Lab)

M.Sc. or Ph.D. Student Opportunity Knowledge Mobilization and Fisheries Management Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada   We are seeking a graduate student (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) with interests in studying science transfer and knowledge mobilization related to fisheries management.  The successful candidate will be involved with a variety of activities including social science surveys, workshop facilitation, and production of management briefs to facilitate effective knowledge mobilization and bi-directional communication between scientists and managers related to fish telemetry data in the Laurentian Great Lakes and beyond.  This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with a variety of provincial/state, federal and academic partners in the Great Lakes basin.  Ideal applicants will be outstanding […]

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Quantitative aquatic biologist position with MNRF – job

See link: https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?Language=English&JobID=90773

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