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Post-Doctoral Position – Lca Of Sustainable Agri-Food Technology And Management Alternatives

Food Systems PRISM Lab, University of British Columbia - Okanagan 

  • Deadline:31 December 2018
  •  Salary: £70,000 70,000 annually, renewable up to 2 years


The Food Systems PRISM Lab is seeking a highly qualified and highly motivated post-doctoral fellow to contribute to research and research management in the field of agri-food life cycle assessment.

Located at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus), Canada, the Food Systems Priority Research for Integrated Sustainability Management Laboratory (Food Systems PRISM Lab – www.prismlab.weebly.com) is a hub for cross-cutting research at the intersection of food system sustainability measurement and management. Under the direction of Dr. Nathan Pelletier (Endowed Chair in Bio-economy Sustainability Management and NSERC/EFC Industrial Research Chair in Sustainability), the lab undertakes a broad array of inter-related research activities including:

- life cycle assessment of conventional and alternative agricultural, horticultural and livestock production technologies
- identification of sustainability best management practices for agri-food supply chains
- evaluation of environmental and economic payback times for renewable energy, waste valorization, precision agriculture, advanced digital technologies and other green technology options for food system applications
- development of spatially-resolved life cycle-based decision support tools for agri-food system stakeholders
- development of the Canadian Agri-food Life Cycle Data Centre (a publicly available LCI database)
- direct industry engagement and knowledge translation and transfer

The successful candidate for this position MUST possess:

- a mature foundation in life cycle assessment theory and practice, including data quality and uncertainty assessment
- a strong publication record and interest in further research in the field of agri-food life cycle sustainability modelling, in particular with respect to the above-mentioned areas of research
- a keen interest in contributing to mentoring and co-publishing with a large cohort of research assistants and graduate students (MSc and PhD) while developing extensive lab management, research supervision, grant writing, and industry engagement credentials
- excellent English language skills

Compensation: The successful candidate will receive a salary of $70,000 annually (renewable for up to two years)

Interested candidates should send ALL of the following materials to Dr. Nathan Pelletier (nathan.pelletier(at)ubc.ca). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

(1) a cover letter summarizing the applicants qualifications with respect to the above specified requirements
(2) a complete scholarly curriculum vitae
(3) up to three relevant peer-reviewed publications

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and letters of reference. The position is available beginning January 2019 until filled.

 

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