Postdoctoral Position in Hydro Geomorphology

University of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC, Canada 🇨🇦

Job Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated postdoctoral scholar with experience in the fields of hydrology and geomorphology to join our team at the Department of Forest Resources Management, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The successful candidate will contribute to research aimed at understanding and quantifying the effects of land use and land cover changes on the hydro-geomorphology of channel networks in nival regimes at a wide range of spatial scales. The candidate must have demonstrated strengths in field work and quantitative analyses. Experience with methodologies for quantifying and mapping bedload transport of coarse sediment will be considered an asset.

The study sites are located in the interior of British Columbia, Canada. The candidate will be required to work and live for short periods close to the study sites and work at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver for the remainder of the year. The interior of British Columbia region offers many exceptional recreational opportunities including hiking, climbing, hot springs, canoeing, horseback riding, kayaking, mountain biking, and wildlife watching all within close proximity to the study sites.

Preference will be given to candidates with strong communication skills and with demonstrated abilities to publish in international sciencejournals. Only candidates who hold a PhD degree at the time of appointment can be considered for this position.

This research fellowship is available for one year, renewable for a second year contingent on performance and availability of funding. The ideal start date is January 1, 2021 (an earlier start date is also possible).

How to Apply

Applications including a resume and the names and addresses of at least two referees should be emailed before the deadline of November 30th 2020 to:

Dr. Younes Alila
Department of Forest Resources Management
Faculty of Forestry
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, B.C.
Canada V6T 1Z4
E-mail: [email protected]

More About UBC

As one of the world’s leading universities, the University of British Columbia creates an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.