Post doctoral Fellow in Tree Improvement

AH Renewable Resources

Competition No.  -    A108251310
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This position is a part of the Association of the Academic Staff of the University of Alberta (AASUA).

This position offers a benefits package found at: Postdoctoral Fellows Benefits.

Position summary

The appointment will be for one year with a salary starting at $50,000 CAD per year plus benefits as applied under UofA postdoctoral program office. The successful applicant will work closely with Dr. Barb Thomas to complete multiple manuscripts from previous research. The successful candidate will be located in Edmonton for this position at the University of Alberta, Department of Renewable Resources.

Start date - As soon as possible


The successful candidate will analyze (if required), interpret, and report research results through the preparation of manuscripts for publication. The expectation is to publish three manuscripts.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess expertise and experience in the following areas demonstrated through research or thesis work, or professional experience:

  • Ph.D. degree in forest eco-physiology, climate change or tree improvement
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proven experience in writing manuscripts.
  • The successful candidate will be required to work independently and demonstrate excellent verbal and written English communication skills through high-quality journal publications in the research area.
  • Must be an excellent writer.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize work effectively. ¬†Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

How to Apply

  • Please submit the following documents online: ¬†A cover letter (attached under "Cover Letter").
  • CV (attached under "Curriculum Vitae").
  • Contact information for three references (referees will be contacted and asked to supply letters only if candidate makes the long list; please alert potential references in advance, as the reference letter collection phase will be limited in duration) (attached under "References").
  • Three pdfs of representative publications (attached under "List of Publications").

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.