Parks CanadaThe successful applicant will research and develop innovative, watershed-based, multiple-scale, multiple-ecosystem sampling designs for 1 to 3 northern National Parks of Canada. The Sampling designs, adapted to the northern context of large, difficult-to-access parks, will facilitate development and incremental and modular implementation of sustainable long-term monitoring of park ecological integrity. The sampling designs to monitor tundra and freshwater ecosystems and their linkages will be established through opportunities to study park landscapes, visit partners' field sites, and discuss northern logistics with park managers.

The successful applicant will:
- Meet the requirements set for NSERC Visiting Scientists in Government Laboratories
- Have a PhD in community or ecosystem ecology, hydrology, landscape ecology, sampling design, or related fields
- Have a strong knowledge and experience in sampling design at landscape scale
- Have a good understanding of northern tundra, freshwater ecosystems and their associated processes and stressors, or northern landscape processes
- Be highly motivated and a cooperative team player
- Possess excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills
- Have experience in northern field logistics and / or in working in northern landscapes
- Possess an understanding of climate change factors and impacts

To apply, please send a CV, the names and contact information of two references, and a list of publications to:
Chantal Ouimet
Monitoring Ecologist
Parks Canada Agency, Western and Northern Service Center
145 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0R9

The position is open until filled.

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Chantal Ouimet
Phone: 204-984-3664