Research Scientist Positions (2) in Quantitative and Environmental Analyses
The University of Regina is seeking to fill two Research Scientist positions: Quantitative Scientist (https://urcareers.uregina.ca/postings/7808); and Environmental Scientist (https://urcareers.uregina.ca/postings/7809). These individuals will join the Institute of Environmental Change and Society (IECS, http://iecs-uregina.ca), and work with a team of Canada Research Chairs, environmental researchers, and molecular scientists in studying environmental issues related to grassland environments, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and their protection. Both positions are primarily research based; the successful candidates will be expected to conduct independent research programs, and also facilitate the research of others through collaboration, advice with analytical questions, and expert service.
The Institute of Environmental Change and Society is a $15M, 6500 sq. ft research centre at the University of Regina that provides world-class infrastructure and research expertise to a collaborative community of faculty, students and staff from regional, national, and international agencies. IECS contains key equipment required to conduct cutting-edge environmental research including comprehensive field equipment, and superb analytical capabilities (GC, IRMS, MIMS, AA, HPLC, LC-MS-MS, confocal laser scanning microscopy, atomic force microscopy, 2DGE, MiSeq).
Applicants should hold a PhD in biological, environmental, applied quantitative or data sciences (for the Quantitative Scientist position) or biological, chemical, geological, earth, or environmental sciences (for the Environmental Scientist position), supplemented by research experience. Candidates should be creative, work independently, and have the ability to plan, analyze and organize multiple projects. The ability to coordinate the work of others, and communicate and collaborate effectively with diverse experts and students is essential.
How to Apply:
Review of applications will begin Mar 18, 2022.
Interested candidates can submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research interests, and a statement of plans for advancing equity, diversity and inclusion, as well as names of three (3) references. Applications and detailed information for these positions can be found at the University of Regina HR site: https://urcareers.uregina.ca/postings/search.
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