Research Associate

Website University of Prince Edward Island – UPEI

Job Description:

The Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation (CCCCA) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is seeking a Research Associate to work on several research projects related to carbon emission reduction and mitigation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing a GIS- and web-based data portal to support the dynamic mapping of historical and current carbon fluxes across PEI and the scenario-based mapping of carbon sequestration potentials until 2050 with consideration of future climate change impacts (here is an example data portal:
  • Measuring the carbon flux of ecosystems and agricultural systems for PEI using various remote sensing and drone technologies as well as field measurements
  • Quantifying the carbon sequestration potentials for all types of ecosystems and agricultural systems in PEI

Job Requirements:

  • Be willing to collaborate and work with a multi-disciplinary research team
  • Should have demonstrated research experience in carbon emission reduction and mitigation (e.g., publications in high-impact journals) and
  • practical web- and GIS-based programming experience for climate data analysis and visualization
  • Be self-motivated and have strong written and oral communication skills and demonstrated experience with managing multiple tasks
    Have sufficient knowledge about various remote sensing datasets and tools and be able to utilize them for the above-mentioned research activities
  • Have a PhD degree in related areas (e.g., climatology, GIS, remote sensing, environmental science, environmental engineering, computer science, biology, agricultural engineering, and so on)

Job Details:

Company: University of Prince Edward Island – UPEI

Job Category: Education Jobs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stratford, PEI, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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