Opportunities

Masters Positions

None at this time.

Ph.D. Positions

None at this time.

Post-Doctoral Positions

None at this time.

Internships and Exchanges

FloodNet-Ontario Climate Consortium (OCC) Joint Internship Opportunity:

Short internships are available for FloodNet HQP to receive support in the knowledge translation of research for non-academics. Please see here for details.

 

Canadian Centre for Meteorological and Environmental Prediction (CCMEP)

The Canadian Centre for Meteorological and Environmental Prediction (CCMEP) of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is hosting an unpaid FloodNet internship position in Dorval, Québec. The internship project would involve using the results from Faulkner et al. (2016) to create a surface runoff alert system. The ideal candidate would be familiar with flood frequency analysis and fluent with the Python programming language.

The internship will be conditional on the candidate obtaining a security clearance to work in a Government of Canada office.

This position will be sponsored by the NSERC Strategic Network Enhancement Initiative, allowing the intern to claim expenses related to relocation for the duration of the internship up to a maximum of $4000 for four months without special permission.

Interested candidates should send a statement of interest indicating how the position relates to his/her research topic; a support letter from his/her supervisor; and an updated CV to floodnet.manager@mcmaster.ca by 30 November 2016.

 

Internship Opportunity at United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH)

There is a call for an intern to join UNU-INWEH. This unpaid position will hopefully begin in January 2018 and the term is a minimum of three months with a maximum of six months.

Online link: http://inweh.unu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/VACANCY_Intern-2017.3-SDG.pdf

 

FloodNet Interships - Overview

The FloodNet internship and exchange programs aim to facilitate networking, mobility and exchange of HQP between partner organizations and universities.  An internship position allows HQP to work at a partner organization for up to 6 months, while the exchange program allows HQP to work at another university research lab for up to 5 months.

Link to Procedure for Position Allocation: http://www.nsercfloodnet.ca/files/InternshipProcedure.pdf

 

Partner Employment Opportunities

River Forecast Technician - River Forecast Centre, Water Management Branch (Victoria BC)

We currently have an opening for a River Forecast Technician within our team. This position is a critical one for group, and is responsible for managing the data and analysis that supports the Centre’s forecasting. An ideal candidate would be one with strong data management and programming experience, as well as sound knowledge of hydrologic processes and analysis.

 

Details on the posting can be found at: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=43273

This posting will close on: Sunday, August 20, 2017.

 

Research Analyst - Ontario Climate Consortium - Full-Time Position

The Ontario Climate Consortium (OCC) was established in 2011 as a centre of expertise providing climate change research and analysis services to municipalities, conservation authorities, and the broader public sector. Under the guidance and direction of the Project Manager for the OCC, the OCC Research Analyst position is highly integrated with the day to day operations of the OCC Secretariat, which is hosted by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA). Specifically, this position provides specialized technical expertise and capacity to the OCC Climate Information, Impacts and Adaptation Programs by delivering risk-based adaptation planning services through research project implementation, technical advisory and acting as a critical resource for climate information translation and application for both adaptation and mitigation activities.

Additionally, the Research Analyst provides general support for OCC network engagement, research project or partnership development, knowledge mobilization and strategic business planning and implementation. Overall, this position is an integral component of a comprehensive, team-based approach that works to develop networks, extend and deepen the impact of knowledge generated by the OCC network and help achieve the OCC Mission of enabling transformative climate action at the local and regional scale.

See the OCC-TRCA Website for more details. 

Closing Date: 8 September 2017

 

River Forecast Hydrologist - River Forecast Centre, Water Management Branch (Victoria BC)

We are looking for a talented hydrologist to join the River Forecast Centre team. This is a new position in the RFC team. The role of the River Forecast Centre Hydrologist is a professional with expertise in hydrologic modelling and analysis and is responsible for the development and use of sophisticated river and flood forecast models, tools and techniques and the communication of outputs to key stakeholders and the public during critical flood and drought events. The Hydrologist must use professional judgment as well as their knowledge and expertise to independently make decisions when issuing flood or low streamflow advisories that could reduce the risk to loss of life and property as well as impacts to the environment and the economy.

The position is dual-posted as an STO 27/LSO3 Other, depending on professional accreditation/registration.

STO 27: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=45990

LSO 3: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=45986

This posting will close on: Friday, December 1, 2017.