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Employment and Research Opportunities at PCIC

PCIC is seeking an Administrative Assistant (for maternity leave replacement) and a Hydroclimate Scientist.

Administrative Assistant (Maternity Leave Replacement)

PCIC is seeking an Administrative Assitant for a 1.5 year maternity leave replacement. The Administrative Assistant works closely with the Director and the Lead for Planning & Operations to facilitate a multi-disciplinary team of scientists carrying out an applied scientific program focused on providing regional climate services to stakeholders. This position is central to the functioning of PCIC through providing administrative and travel support, consolidating and maintaining financial records and staff records, and providing general administrative support. Working under the supervision of the Lead, Planning & Operations, and supporting the Director, the incumbent supports all aspects of administrative functions of the office and helps to achieve a successful and thriving organization.

For more information, see the complete job posting.

Application: Please send your application with a cover letter, CV, and three professional references. Address the cover letter and application to Kathy Veldhoen, climate@uvic.ca, with “Administrative Assistant” in the subject line. Please indicate whether you are legally able to work in Canada. 

Review of applicants will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Hydroclimate Scientist

PCIC is seeking to fill a Hydroclimate Scientist position, as part of the pan-Canadian Global Water Futures (GWF) research program. The Hydroclimate Scientist, as part of GWF’s Core Modelling Team, will undertake research to support the development of a next-generation pan-Canadian hydrologic modeling framework. They will work at PCIC under the supervision of the Lead for the Hydrologic Impacts theme and collaborate with members of PCIC and GWF’s Core Modelling Team. It is the task of the GWF’s Core Modelling Team to deliver next-generation advances in modelling tools and new monitoring systems to study and predict the effects of climate change and human interactions on water quantity and quality. Over the coming years the Core Modelling Team will focus on a number of priority research areas to support this next-generation modelling. 

For more information, see the complete job posting.

Application: Please send your application including a cover letter, CV, and three professional references to Markus Schnorbus, climate@uvic.ca, with “ATTN: Hydroclimate Scientist” in the subject line. Please indicate whether you are legally able to work in Canada. 

Review of applicants will start immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.