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Job advertisement Research professional - Peatland Restoration

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Research professional - Peatland Restoration

Research professional - Peatland Restoration

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Université Laval

Université Laval (Department of Plant Science, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Science), Peatland Ecology Research Group

Researcher in charge of project: Line Rochefort

Place of employment: Envirotron Pavilion, Université Laval, Québec (QC)


Québec, Canada


Relevant divisions
Biogeosciences (BG)
Energy, Resources and the Environment (ERE)



To be discussed

Required education

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

27 March 2024

Job description

Project: Development of peatland restoration research in Canada

Mandate: Assist the researcher in a research program on the development of peatland restoration in Canada.
- Coordinate the various research activities of the Learning and Knowledge Hub (LKH);
- Ensure the team’s efficient operation and assist students in the development of research protocols;
- Contribute to writing projects and reports.

Academic qualifications required: Master’s degree obtained or in progress.

Requirements :
- Skills and knowledge specific to scientific research in plant ecology
- Knowledge of peatland ecosystems and ecological restoration an asset
- Driving licence
- Appreciate fieldwork and have good resilience to natural elements (flies, heat, rain)
- Ability to write and communicate in French and English (advanced level)
- Ability to effectively plan and organize a variety of tasks
- Ability to work with a diverse team
- Good leadership skills
- Excellent communication and teamwork skills
- Ability to use the Office suite

Dates: as soon as possible (from May 2024), depending on confirmation of research funding (5-year project)

Schedule: Full-time or part-time (to be discussed)

How to apply

Details of your application :
Required documents:
- Cover letter
- Resume