Careers Careers 02/22/2018 Post-Doctoral Researcher in Spatio-Temporal Modelling of Ocean Carbon;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=368 Click here for more information about this position.]]> 2018-01-09 00:00:00.0;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=368 Post-Doctoral Researcher in Spatio-Temporal Modelling of Ocean Carbon;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=411 Click here for more information about this position]]> 2018-01-15 00:00:00.0;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=411 Tenure-track Faculty Position at York University;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=414 Tenure-track Faculty Position

 Atmospheric Science

The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Atmospheric Science to commence July 1, 2018. We are seeking outstanding candidates with a strong research focus and the ability to teach Atmospheric Science and will consider candidates who specialize in experimental, theoretical or modelling aspects. Research areas that would complement current activity in the department are climate feedback processes, atmosphere-surface interaction, air quality, atmospheric dynamics and planetary atmospheres. Candidates must demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence, in teaching and scholarly research and have a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science or a related field. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, and must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies

For full position details, see Applicants should complete the on-line process at  A complete application includes a cover letter indicating the rank for which the candidate wishes to be considered, a detailed CV, statement of contributions to research and teaching, three sample research publications and contact information for three referees. Complete applications must be received by March 15, 2018.  York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer.  The AA Program can be found at or a copy can be obtained by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Tenure-track Faculty Position in Physical Oceanography - McGill University;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=431 Tenure-track Faculty Position in Physical Oceanography

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at McGill University is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with an accompanying Canada Research Chair Tier 2, to strengthen its component in physical oceanography. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an active research program, supervise graduate students, and teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. A Ph. D. in physical oceanography is required.

It is expected that the successful candidate will pursue research in physical oceanography with a strong modelling component. A focus on polar regions, including the Southern Ocean, and on changes in the cryosphere and biogeochemical cycles driven by ocean mesoscale and submesoscale is strongly desired. The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences has strong ties with Mathematics and Statistics, Chemistry, and Earth System Science. Access to high performance computing is available through Compute Canada.

McGill University is an English-speaking university located in Montreal, one of North America’s most cosmopolitan cities. For more information about McGill University and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, please see

Qualified candidates are invited to submit an application, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and names and contact information for three references. Following a preliminary screening, we will contact the references directly. Applications can be sent via email in pdf format to or by post to Dr. John R. Gyakum, Chair, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC H3A 0B9, Canada (Telephone: 514-398-3760; fax: 514-398-6115).

The preferred starting date for this position is August 1, 2018. Review of the applications will begin on February 23, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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Two Canada Research Chairs (Tier 2) in Oil Spill Science and in Sea Ice Modelling;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=475 Two Canada Research Chairs (Tier 2) in Oil Spill Science and in Sea Ice Modelling

Position #25128 and #25130 
Position start date: November 1, 2018
Application closing date: February 23, 2018

The Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, University of Manitoba invites applications for two (2) Canada Research Chairs (CRC) - Tier 2: one in oil spill science and one in sea ice modelling. The Government of Canada has established the CRC program to enable Canadian universities to foster world-class research excellence. The proposed CRC aligns with the University's strategic research plan that identifies as a targeted area. All Chairs are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. If successful at obtaining a CRC, these will be full-time tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning November 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Successful candidates will become members of the Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS; With more than 125 researchers, students and staff, including one Canada Excellence Research Chair and two existing CRCs (both Tier 1), CEOS is one of the most influential Arctic research groups in the world. CEOS’ research is supported by a purpose-built Nellie Cournoyea Arctic Research Facility; laboratories for environmental and material sciences and applied electromagnetics; the Sea-ice Environmental Research Facility (SERF); the CMO; the CCGS Amundsen icebreaker; and numerous field stations across the Arctic. The Arctic Science Partnership ( between CEOS, the Arctic Research Centre at Aarhus University (Denmark), and the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources provides added opportunity for networking. The Riddell Faculty ( is the institution’s hub for environmental and Earth System Science research and teaching, focusing on identifying and understanding processes, managing resources and assessing implications for ecosystems and human societies.


Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain a vigorous and independently funded research program that will be highly collaborative and involve local, national, and international partners. The successful candidates will be expected to play a major role in the Genome Canada project GENICE (, Churchill Marine Observatory (CMO), and other collaborative Arctic marine programs at the University of Manitoba.


Successful candidates will have proven success in obtaining external funding, a record of mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and/or postdoctoral level trainees, and recognized as excellent emerging world-class researchers in interdisciplinary scholarship in oil spill science and sea ice modelling.

Successful applicants will be nominated for a Tier 2 CRC supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and must develop a research plan focused in the broad fields of oil spill science and sea ice modelling. Examples of suitable research areas include, but are not limited to, fate, effects, mitigation, or detection of oil or other transportation-related contaminant spills, coupled ocean-sea ice-atmosphere modelling for both dynamic and thermodynamic modelling of sea ice. 

Additional Information:

The selected candidates must compete successfully for the Tier 2 Chair award that supports the position.  Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e. candidate must have been an active researcher in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination). Please see CRC website for eligibility details. Tier 2 Chairs are valued at $100,000 per year for 5 years with an option to renew once.   Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. Please contact the UM’s strategic research initiative office for more information ( The Canada Research Chairs website also provides full program information including details on eligibility criteria at:

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All potential candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Note that application materials may be shared with participating members of the search process. All materials, including reference letters, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Applications will be accepted until February 23, 2018.

Interested candidates should forward a a cover letter outlining their interest in and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae (including HQP training), a statement of research interests and a research plan, a sample of three peer-reviewed publications, and the names and contact information of three referees to:  

Dr. David G. Barber,
Search Committee Chair
Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources,
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2.
Please refer to position 25128/25130 in the subject heading.

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PCIC - Postdoctoral Scientist;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=501

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2018-02-01 00:00:00.0;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=501
University of Saskatchewan is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=559
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OFFRE D’EMPLOI – Chargé de projet en modélisation des systèmes agricoles;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=608
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2018-02-16 00:00:00.0;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=608
Meteorologist at Wood;jsessionid=594534D80DCC8080F53158B3B9301E9D?careerId=609

Opportunities at Wood - Meteorologist

Business Unit: Environment & Infrastructure Solutions 
Job Location: Ottawa, ON
Job Reference Number: 23234 

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is a leading full-service environmental engineering and construction/remediation services firm across the globe, providing environmental and geotechnical engineering and scientific consulting services. Our Met-Ocean Services Group has over 20 years of experience providing meteorological and oceanographic services in Canada and various international locations. We are weather, climate and ocean experts, mitigating financial and safety risk for clients whose businesses are sensitive to high impact weather events or severe ocean conditions. Meteorologists currently work from two weather offices located in: St. John’s, NL and Ottawa, ON.

Wood is currently seeking a Meteorologist to join our Operational Weather Forecasting Team, providing 24/7 meteorological services to terrestrial, energy and marine clients. The position will be based out of Ottawa, ON, supporting clients across North America. The available position is for a nighttime forecaster, working from approximately 6 pm – 5 am. This is a permanent, full-time position that has the potential to evolve over several years from purely nighttime forecasting into a rotating day / night shift role with 50% nighttime work and 50% daytime work. If you have a passion for weather analysis and forecasting and wish to experience first- hand the intense winter weather that easternmost North America presents, we’d love to hear from you. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide weather forecasts, several times daily, to multiple industry sector clients; access to live 24/7 phone consultation is available for some clients
  • Forecasts are used by Department of Transportation for pavement temperature to determine when pavement will freeze, utility clients to determine power capability and power load demand, construction industry to ensure safe work planning, and municipalities to conduct maintenance to mitigate flooding and congestion
  • Provide marine forecasting for clients operating in near-short and offshore environment to determine safe travel for vessels, helicopters, etc.
  • Provide severe weather alerting across North America and conduct severe event-post analysis to determine better prediction and best response for future events

Skills / Qualifications

  • Candidates should have, at a minimum, a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology or the equivalent educational and operational experience; all candidates meeting qualifications will be considered
  • Operational weather analysis and forecasting experience of at least 3 years is a preferred asset, though the group will provide hands on training for the right candidate
  • Prior experience or understanding of marine meteorology is not required, but preferred
  • The qualified candidate must possess strong communication skills along with the ability to make and support logical assertions based upon past and present meteorological information
  • Experience with long range and seasonal forecasting is preferred
  • Bilingual fluency in English and French is strongly preferred


TO APPLY: Click here to apply on our website

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

By submitting your resume, you consent to Wood plc sharing this information within its divisions in order to identify other employment opportunities for which you may be suitable.


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