MSc in geospatial analyses of plant-herbivore interactions in Iceland

Victoria, Canada
Full Time
Posted
6 days ago

We are seeking applications for a Master's student to conduct geospatial analyses to document the cumulative impact of wild and domesticated herbivores in the highlands of Iceland and contribute to the development of tools for sustainable land management. The ideal candidate will have experience in geospatial analyses and a willingness to conduct fieldwork in remote sites in Iceland. Applicants will be expected to have a relevant Bachelor’s degree completed no later than May 2023 and be available to conduct fieldwork in summer 2023. The work will be conducted in collaboration with an international and interdisciplinary team of scientists, students and government partners. The position will be jointly supervised by Dr. Noémie Boulanger-Lapointe (UVic Geography) and Dr. Isabel C. Barrio (Agricultural University of Iceland). Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV and contact information for two references to Noémie Boulanger-Lapointe (nboulangerlapointe@uvic.ca) no later than August 1st, 2022. Cover letters should identify their motivations and highlight how previous academic and/or work experience are related to the advertised position.