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Biology Careers and Employment

We have received enquiries from a number of employers about posting job opportunities for environmental biologists and we’re pleased to do so! We can also offer a number of web sites that offer career information and job ads.

Good luck!    Bonne chance!

*Assistant Professor, Biodiversity – Food Security Linkages. Dalhousie University is hiring  to a tenure stream Assistant Professor position with Teaching (40%), Research (40%) and Service (20%) responsibilities in the Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences. The incumbent will work in areas related to the interface and tradeoffs between agricultural food security and ecosystem services provided by biodiversity . The position is located in Truro, Nova Scotia.

Application deadline is March 18, 2021. For more information, follow this link

*PhD position in fish biology at Trent University. The Raby Lab at Trent University (Peterborough, ON, Canada) is recruiting a new PhD student to join the lab. The student will lead a project focused on walleye (Sander vitreus) biology that will involve respirometry experiments, biotelemetry tracking, and bioenergetics modeling to provide new insights into the drivers of fish migrations, the implications of climate warming, and the mechanisms underlying sexual size dimorphism.

Start date: January or May 2022. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. For more information, follow this link.

* Executive Director of the Centre for Earth Observation Science. The University of Manitoba is seeking a full-time, continuing position for the Executive Director of the Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS), Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources, University of Manitoba. The incumbent will work with the CEOS Scientific Director, and CEOS core and affiliated staff in management of all aspects of the Centre. The position is located in Winnipeg, MB.

Application deadline is February 28, 2021. For more information, follow this link

*Senior Ecosystem Biologist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a Senior Ecosystem Biologist to assist the Section Head to plan and manage the Ecosystems section at both a strategic and operational levels. This position is for the Thompson Okanagan Region and will be based in Penticton or Kamloops.

Application deadline is February 25 2021. For more information, follow this link

*Fisheries Biologist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a fisheries biologist to develop and implement laboratory and field studies to answer questions about aquatic and terrestrial species, habitats and/or ecosystem management or to test new theories or approaches. The position will be based in Smithers, B.C.  

Apply by February 17, 2021. For more information, follow this link.

*Ontario Biologist. Trout Unlimited Canada is hiring an Ontario Biologist to work out of their Guelph office. This is a management position supporting Trout Unlimited Canada’s monitoring, assessment and
restoration programs in various watershed throughout Ontario. 

Application deadline is February 14, 2021. For more information, follow this link

*Wildlife Resource Specialist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a Wildlife Resource Specialist to develop creative management solutions to strategic resource management issues affecting BC timber sales, with a primary focus on supporting the coastal operations. This position can be based in a number of locations, including Port McNeill, Campbell River, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Victoria, Powell River, Squamish or Chilliwack, B.C.

Application deadline is February 4, 2021. For more information, follow this link

*Section Head, Wildlife & Terrestrial Ecosystems. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring this Section Head to work out of Williams Lake, B.C. This position is the science lead for the program and provides supervision and oversight for the regional Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystems program. 

Application deadline is February 1, 2021. For more information, follow this link

*Regional Wildlife Manager. The Manitoba Dept. of Agriculture and Resource Development is hiring three Regional Wildlife Managers to manage the wildlife programs within assigned regions of Manitoba. These positions plan, coordinate, organize and supervise regional wildlife research and management programs. The positions are located in The Pas, Thompson, and Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba. 

Application deadline is February 1, 2021. For more information, follow this link

*Regional Fisheries Manager. The Manitoba Dept. of Agriculture and Resource Development is hiring two Regional Fisheries Managers to manage the fisheries within assigned regions of Manitoba. This position develops and delivers Indigenous, recreational and commercial fishery programs within the scope of departmental policies and strategies. The positions are located in Brandon and Thompson, Manitoba. 

Application deadline is February 1, 2021. For more information, follow this link

*Wildlife Management Biologists – two positions. The Nunavut Wildlife Management Board is currently recruiting a Wildlife Management Biologist and Wildlife Management Biologist: Marine Mammals. These positions are based in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Application deadline is  January 29, 2021. For more information, follow this link.

*Wetlands Workforce – 4 positions. The B.C. Wildlife Federation is hiring for 4 positions on their Wetlands Workforce;

  • Project Manager, Wetlands Workforce;
  • Assistant Project Manager, Wetlands Workforce
  • Wetlands Assessment & Field Coordinator, Wetlands Workforce
  • First Nations Liaison, Wetlands Workforce

The Wetlands Workforce project supports the maintenance, monitoring and inventory of restored wetland sites across B.C. It also engages in planning activities related to the restoration of future wetland restoration sites and inventory of natural wetland sites for the development of better wetland management tools.

You will be expected to work remotely (e.g., home office) and travel around the province during field season. Applicants living outside of the Lower Mainland, but in British Columbia, will be considered.

Application deadline is  January 27, 2021. For more information, follow this link.

*Inuit Research Advisor Coordinator. ArcticNet is hiring a Coordinator  to support the Inuit Nunangat Research Program. In this position, you will support meetings of the Inuit Advisory Committee and the Inuit Research Advisors and provide other support to the program. The position will be based at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ont.

Application deadline is January 15, 2021.  For more information, follow this link.

*Regional Fisheries Biologist. The Manitoba Dept. of Agriculture and Resource Development is hiring a fisheries biologist to collect, analyze, and interpret fisheries data to support fisheries management in the Eastern Region. The position is located in Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba. 

Application deadline is January 14, 2021. For more information, follow this link and enter the Advertisement Number: 36856

*Wildlife Biologist (Caribou). The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a wildlife biologist to work out of Prince George or Smithers, B.C. In this position, you will support the implementation of the government’s management goals, objectives and principles that support the conservation and recovery of caribou in BC. 

Application deadline is  January 11, 2021. For more information, follow this link.

*Zoologist. The Conservation Data Centre of the B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change is hiring a zoologist. You will work on the lists of animals in BC and their conservation status rank assessments . You will also map Element Occurrences of species at risk, manage the mapping contractors, and organize, compile, analyze and maintain zoological data and information from multiple sources. The position is located on Vancouver Island.

Application deadline is  January 10, 2021. For more information, follow this link

*Ecosystems Biologist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring an Ecosystems Biologist to be based in Williams Lake, B.C. The work involves a broad range of subject areas and functions including collecting and managing information on species habitats and ecosystems, species at risk, habitat conservation, management and restoration, and developing and implementing standards and guidelines related to these areas. 

Application deadline is  January 6, 2021. For more information, follow this link.

*Professor of Marine Acoustics/Professeur sous octroi en acoustique marine. The Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (ISMER) of the Université du Québec is seeking a new professor in marine acoustics for a three-year term. The successful candidate will develop a research program as part of the Marine Acoustic Research Station project in Rimouski, Québec. The intention is to document the effect of ships on the sound environment of the St. Lawrence, and propose concrete means to reduce ship noise. French is the working language. 

The position will be advertised until filled. For more information see this attached document. And en français