Research Scientist Positions (2) in Quantitative and Environmental Analyses

The University of Regina is seeking to fill two Research Scientist positions: Quantitative
Scientist (https://urcareers.uregina.ca/postings/7808); and Environmental Scientist
(https://urcareers.uregina.ca/postings/7809). These individuals will join the Institute of
Environmental Change and Society (IECS, http://iecs-uregina.ca), and work with a team of
Canada Research Chairs, environmental researchers, and molecular scientists in studying
environmental issues related to grassland environments, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and
their protection. Both positions are primarily research based; the successful candidates will be
expected to conduct independent research programs, and also facilitate the research of others
through collaboration, advice with analytical questions, and expert service.

The Institute of Environmental Change and Society is a $15M, 6500 sq. ft research centre at the
University of Regina that provides world-class infrastructure and research expertise to a
collaborative community of faculty, students and staff from regional, national, and international
agencies. IECS contains key equipment required to conduct cutting-edge environmental research
including comprehensive field equipment, and superb analytical capabilities (GC, IRMS, MIMS,
AA, HPLC, LC-MS-MS, confocal laser scanning microscopy, atomic force microscopy, 2DGE,
MiSeq).

Eligibility:
Applicants should hold a PhD in biological, environmental, applied quantitative or data sciences
(for the Quantitative Scientist position) or biological, chemical, geological, earth, or
environmental sciences (for the Environmental Scientist position), supplemented by research
experience. Candidates should be creative, work independently, and have the ability to plan,
analyze and organize multiple projects. The ability to coordinate the work of others, and
communicate and collaborate effectively with diverse experts and students is essential.

How to Apply:
Review of applications will begin Mar 18, 2022.
Interested candidates can submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research interests,
and a statement of plans for advancing equity, diversity and inclusion, as well as names of three
(3) references. Applications and detailed information for these positions can be found at the
University of Regina HR site: https://urcareers.uregina.ca/postings/search.

The University’s motto, As One Who Serves, speaks to the deep sense of connection and
responsibility the institution has towards the local and global communities it both educates and
employs. As an employer, the University is committed to fostering a workplace that is
strengthened by being diverse and inclusive, seeking to both recruit and retain a workforce that is
representative of the community in which it is situated. The University relies upon provincial and
federal employment equity guidelines as a foundation, and current and evolving social
understanding of barriers to employment as a path forward. The University, in its employment
practices and programs, strives to develop a diverse workforce in all jobs and at all levels of
employment.

The University of Regina and its three federated colleges, the First Nations University of
Canada, Campion College and Luther College are situated on Treaty 4 lands with a presence in
Treaty 6. These are the territories of the nêhiyawak, Anihšināpēk, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda,
and the homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation. By treaty, these lands are the shared home of
diverse peoples from near and far.

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