Postdoctoral Fellow examining the impacts of wildfire on the hydrology of peatland complexes with Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON.
The Dehcho Collaborative on Permafrost (DCoP) is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to examine the impacts of wildfire on the hydrology of peatland complexes with discontinuous permafrost in the southern Taiga Plains ecoregion, Northwest Territories, Canada.DCoP is a fusion of leading-edge scientific and Indigenous knowledge on permafrost focussed on developing new methods and predictive tools to help manage permafrost and adapt to permafrost thaw. See a short video on DCoP: https://youtu.be/Niy7R0sXeZg.
Field studies will be based at the newly renovated Scotty Creek Research Station. The Łı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kų́ę́ First Nation recently took on the leadership of the station making Scotty Creek one of the first Indigenous-led research stations in the world and a “flagship” for scientific-Indigenous collaboration in the North.
Applications are now being accepted. Start date is flexible.
For more information, please contact William Quinton (firstname.lastname@example.org; 519-884-0710 ext. 3281).