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  • November 28, 2018 9:24 AM | April Duffy (Administrator)

    The Department of Physics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Theoretical and Computational Large-Scale Ocean Dynamics and Climate. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2019.

    Please select here for more information.

  • November 28, 2018 9:19 AM | April Duffy (Administrator)

    Climate Change Job posting - University of Waterloo, Canada (Director, Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change)

    Please find the details below for a new job posting at the University of Waterloo.


  • November 02, 2018 10:44 AM | Todd Legault (Administrator)

    L’Agence Spatiale Canadienne accueille des candidatures pour le poste de Scientifique de Programme en Exploration planétaire.

    Dans le cadre du programme d’exploration planétaire, le candidat ou la candidate retenu(e) devra fournir des conseils et des recommandations de nature scientifique et technique en vue de la mise en œuvre des activités, études et projets ministériels interministériels, nationaux et internationaux en respect des procédures, stratégies et lignes directrices scientifiques législatifs et réglementaires en place.

    Pour plus de détails, voir l’affiche sur le site web Emploi GC https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?toggleLanguage=fr&poster=1226817

    Vous avez jusqu’au 21 décembre 2018 pour soumettre votre candidature.

    The Canadian Space Agency is now welcoming applications for the position of Planetary Exploration Program Scientist.

    In the context of the planetary exploration program, the retained candidate will provide scientific and technical advice and recommendations on the implementation of activities, studies as well as national and international projects, in agreement with legal and scientific procedures, strategies and guidelines.

    For more details, please see the posting on the GC Jobs web site at https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?toggleLanguage=en&poster=1226817

    You have until December 21 to submit your applications.

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  • October 29, 2018 10:46 AM | Todd Legault (Administrator)

    PhD studentship in observationally-constrained climate projections

    Climate models are the best available tools for projecting future climate changes, providing information needed to inform decisions on adaptation and mitigation. However, due to the complexities of the climate system and uncertainties in its properties, the spread in simulated climate change across models is considerable. Moreover uncertainty estimates based on the spread across an ad hoc range of models, as often presented, are not objectively determined. Over recent years a number of studies have addressed this issue by applying observational constraints to climate model projections. 

    Such studies exploit relationships between an observable quantity and an aspect of projected climate change across an ensemble of climate models, together with observations, to derive observationally constrained climate projections and associated uncertainties. The upcoming CMIP6 climate model ensemble, which is anticipated to include simulations from more than 100 climate models, together with updated observations of a strengthening climate change signal, will provide an unprecedented opportunity to apply such approaches across a range of variables to derive improved climate change projections. 

    Such approaches can also be used to constrain limits on cumulative carbon dioxide emissions compatible with remaining below the 1.5°C or 2°C warming thresholds identified in the Paris Agreement. 

    A PhD studentship in this area in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria is available from January 2019 onwards. 

    Please contact Nathan Gillett for further information.


  • October 22, 2018 10:48 AM | Todd Legault (Administrator)
    Natural Resources Canada, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Grain Commission, Environment & Climate Change Canada and Fisheries & Oceans Canada. 
    SE-RES

    Various work locations across Canada. 
    The duration of the determinate period will depend on the position being staffed. 

    These are incumbent based positions, therefore the level and salary will be determined by the qualifications of the candidate.

    Closing date: N/A

    Who can apply: Canadians and Non-Canadians


    Apply online

    For more information: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=785734


  • October 12, 2018 9:17 AM | Todd Legault (Administrator)

    The English version of this message follows below

    L’Agence Spatiale Canadienne accueille des candidatures pour le poste de Gestionnaire, Exploration planétaire et missions d’astronomie.

    À titre d’autorité pour l’Agence spatiale canadienne (ASC) dans le domaine des sciences physiques, soit l’astronomie et les missions d’exploration planétaire, le candidat(e) retenu(e) devra gérer la section de l’astronomie et des missions d’exploration planétaire, et se charger de l’amorce, de la définition, du développement et de la mise en œuvre des missions d’exploration spatiale. Cela comprend l’élaboration des exigences scientifiques des missions, des concepts des opérations et des études de faisabilité, ainsi que la création et la mise en œuvre de politiques sur l’utilisation des données. 

    De plus, il/elle devra établir des liens avec les parties prenantes nationales et internationales, comme les autres ministères, les agences spatiales, l’industrie spatiale et les universités qui participent à l’exploration spatiale ou qui sont intéressés par les résultats des missions d’exploration spatiale, ainsi que négocier et coordonner les participations possibles du Canada aux futures missions d’exploration avec ces organisations.

    Pour plus de détails, voir l’affiche sur le site web Emploi GC https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?toggleLanguage=fr&poster=1212316

     Vous avez jusqu’au 21 novembre 2018 pour soumettre votre candidature.

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    The Canadian Space Agency is now welcoming applications for the position of Manager, Planetary exploration and astronomy missions

    As the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA) authority in physical sciences, namely space astronomy and planetary exploration, the retained candidate will manage the Planetary Mission and Astronomy section and will be accountable for the initiation, definition, development and implementation of space exploration missions. This includes the development of mission science and mission requirements, Concepts of Operation and feasibility studies, and the development and implementation of the data utilization policy.

    Furthermore, the retained candidate will liaise with national and international stakeholders, such as other government departments (OGDs), Space Agencies, industry, and academia involved in space exploration or interested in the outcome of space exploration missions, and negotiate and coordinate potential Canadian participations in future exploration missions with these organisations.

    For more details, please see the posting on the GC Jobs web site at https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?toggleLanguage=en&poster=1212316

    You have until November 21 to submit your applications.

     

  • August 21, 2018 12:06 PM | Todd Legault (Administrator)

    The Department of Physics at the University of Toronto invites applications for a Research Associate (Limited Term) for a 2 year appointment. The anticipated start date is 15 October, 2018.

    The Research Associate will work in the group of Prof. James Drummond and will be concerned with the control, data processing and validation of the Measurements Of Pollution In The Troposphere (MOPITT) instrument which was launched on NASA’s Terra satellite on 18th December 1999 and is still operational. The University of Toronto Is contracted by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to provide support services for MOPITT.

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