Volume 20 No. 45

July 19, 2016

Positions Available

Research Scientist Positions, University of Central Asia Mountain Societies Research Institute, Kyrgyzstan

The University of Central Asia (UCA) is seeking to recruit two energetic, mid-career Senior Research Scientists, with proven experience of team-based research and/or development projects, generally interdisciplinary in nature, focused on climate change adaptation. The successful applicants will also have specific training and expertise/experience in related fields such as environmental management, natural or earth sciences, development studies, regional planning, etc.

1) Position 1 – Research Scientist in Climate Change Adaptation and Integrated Land and Resources Management 
2) Position 2 – Research Scientist in Long-term Socioecological Systems Research and Environmental Monitoring 

The application deadline for both positions is July 31, 2016. 

Permanent Research Scientist Position in Mineralogy, Gatineau, Quebec

The Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN) in Ottawa, Canada is seeking an innovative entry-level mineralogist to conceive, design, and conduct a program of independent and collaborative hypothesis-based research; to publish results of scientific research; to provide advice on the development and use of the CMN's mineralogy collections and to work with other museum staff on the development and production of exhibits.

The candidate will be expected to undertake significant outreach and use various media to actively promote mineralogy research and the Earth Gallery at the CMN to the public.

The application closing date is July 31, 2016. For more information, see here.

Bulletin Board

Natrolite Mineral Specimens Available

Mineral specimens of natrolite from the Okanagan are available. If interested, please contact Kelly at 778-404-5478 or email E-Mail-To.

UBC SCARP: Master of Arts (Planning) or Master of Science (Planning) Graduate Programs

SCARP is now offering a new opportunity for graduate work that can be completed in as few as 12 months. The restructured Master of Arts (Planning) and Master of Science (Planning) are thesis-based programs of study, differentiated from SCARP's accredited, professionally-oriented Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP).

For more information about the two degree options, see here.


UBC Math Events

For a list of this week's events, see here.