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[Met-jobs] Ph.D. Research Assistantship at the Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Wed, 2 Mar 2011 15:25:57 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Vacancy: PhD student opportunity in Biometeorology and Soil Physics.

The Biometeorology and Soil Physics Group at the University of BC,
Vancouver, and the Northern Forestry Centre, Natural Resources
Canada, Edmonton are accepting applications for a graduate student
research assistantship to start in April 2011. We are seeking a
highly motivated person interested in pursing Ph.D. research in
evapotranspiration, net ecosystem exchange and water use efficiency
of different-aged hybrid poplar plantations in north central Alberta
using the eddy-covariance method. Applicants should have an MSc
degree in any of Biometeorology, Soil Science, Hydrology, Forestry or
related fields and have an interest in mathematics and physics.
He/she should have programming skills (Matlab and/or Fortran) and an
interest in field research. There will be opportunities to learn new
instrumentation techniques and participate in model development. The
position is part of a research team studying the sustainability of
fast-growing hybrid poplar plantations. The stipend is $22,000/year.

Please email your application including a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, and the contact information of 2 possible referees to Andy
Black, <andrew.black@ubc.ca> Applications will be accepted until the
position is filled.


T.A. Black,
Faculty of Land and Food Systems,       
University of British
Columbia,                           
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4.        
E-mail: andrew.black@ubc.ca                   www.agsci.ubc.ca/biomet



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