Two MSc and/or PhD Students in Coastal Wetland Ecology and Conservation (Deadline: Until Filled)

Position Description

The Moore Inclusive Conservation Lab is seeking two full-time graduate students (MSc or PhD) to conduct interdisciplinary research on coastal wetland ecology and conservation. Specific research topics are flexible as long as they have direct conservation or restoration applications.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a strong background in ecology or conservation science and be comfortable using various statistical modelling and GIS approaches. Working experience with coastal wetland ecosystems will be preferred but is not required. The successful applicant must have quantitative and analytical skills, a strong independent work ethic, excellent communication skills, demonstrated success in group collaboration, and a willingness to engage in issues surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion in science.

How to Apply for this MSc and/or PhD Student in Coastal Wetland Ecology and Conservation Position

Interested candidates should fill out the “Join the Lab” Google form on the Moore Inclusive Conservation Lab website.

Prospective students will be contacted to set up an initial one-on-one meeting with me. Following this meeting, select applicants will then be invited to submit a cover letter describing how their qualifications are suitable for this position with a brief research plan and their motivation and interest, a copy of an updated CV with any related published work, an unofficial transcript of their most recent degree, and the contact information of two potential referees via email to alex.moore@ubc.ca.

Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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