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Post doctoral fellow at Agriculture and Agri Food Canada

05.07.2017 - Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Guelph

A post-doctoral fellow is required by Agriculture and Agri Food Canada to work on enhancing our understanding of the transport of phosphorus from agricultural land to surface water, both through surface runoff and tile drains, including the identification of critical source areas for phosphorus losses. This work will support the development and validation of P loss assessment tools at both the field and small watershed scale.

Candidates must have a strong understanding of runoff processes and water partitioning, soil science, nutrient cycling, and a good grasp of farming systems and agronomic practices.

The successful candidate will be collaborating with scientists at AAFC, the University of Guelph, and the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate change.

Work Location: AAFC, 174 Stone Road W, Guelph, Ontario
Duration of work: One year, renewable for up to 2.4 years (depending on funding)
Application Deadline: June 30, 2017, or until the position is filled

For more information, contact:
Keith Reid, AAFC
Dr. Asim Biswas, University of Guelph
Dr. Pradeep Goel, MOECC

Interested parties should apply on-line to the Government of Canada Postdoctoral Research Pilot Program at Note that this application is for a pool of applicants that may be considered by other government departments and agencies, so please inform the project principals that you have applied as well.