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Post Doctoral Position - Environment and Climate Change Canada

Graduate & Postdoc
Expiration Date: 

The Watershed Hydrology and Ecology Research Division at Environment and Climate Change Canada is seeking an early career postdoctoral researcher (PhD obtained within the last 3 years) to participate in ongoing mechanistic and modelling studies of internal phosphorus loading in several Canadian lakes. This position offers opportunities to work across several study systems from Lake Winnipeg to areas in the Laurentian Great Lakes and to collaborate with government research scientists.

This position is funded through the Postdoctoral Research Program, which provides early career scientists who have recently obtained a doctoral degree in a relevant field, to work with research groups in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions. This position is available for a maximum of 2 years. Successful candidates will be appointed at a RES-01 level. Information on salary and benefits can be found at the following link for the SE-RES subgroup.

The successful candidate should have strong background knowledge in environmental sciences, earth sciences and/or environmental biogeochemistry, with particular emphasis on the biogeochemical cycling of phosphorus. Experience with the application of coupled hydrodynamic, water quality and ecological models for aquatic ecosystems would be beneficial but is not required.

To apply for this position, candidates must first apply directly to the PRP program. To view the eligibility requirements for the PRP program, please visit the following For more information, interested candidates should contact:

Dr. Mohamed Mohamed, Research Manager

Water Science and Technology Branch

Environment and Climate Change Canada, CCIW, 867 Lakeshore Road

Burlington, ON, Canada, L7S 4A1