Postdoc with Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Post Date: 3/09/2023
Opportunity Type: Job
Organization/Grantor: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Position/Title/Fund: Postdoc with Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Deadline: March 15, 2023
Location: Nanaimo, Victoria, or Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Contact Info: Janelle Curtis at

Expressions of interest are invited to fill a potential three year postdoctoral fellowship that will focus on assessing the cumulative impacts of significant adverse impacts (SAIs) and climate change on vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs) in the northeast Pacific Ocean. Interested persons should have expertise in the development and application of species distribution models with an interest or experience in predicting climate-induced changes to the distribution of deep-sea corals and sponges.

The postdoctoral fellow will collaborate on a definition of SAI for the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC). The fellow will also predict climate-induced change to VME distributions and assess the cumulative effects of SAI and climate change on VMEs in the northeast part of the NPFC’s Convention Area.

The potential position based in Nanaimo, Victoria, or Vancouver, British Columbia will be available from April 2023 to March 2026. The annual salary would range from $61-68,000. 

How to Apply:

Question and expressions of interest should be emailed with a CV and cover letter to Janelle Curtis at on or before 15 March 2023.