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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity looking at COVID-19 pandemic impacts on maritime/coastal governance and workers.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellowship position, researching COVID-19 pandemic impacts on maritime governance, occupational health and safety of maritime/coastal workers, and mental health of maritime/coastal workers. The position is based at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The deadline to apply is November 30, 2021, with an anticipated start date of February 1, 2022.

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Fully Funded PhD Opportunity to work on autonomous detection of marine benthic resources

Applications are invited for a PhD position in autonomous detection of marine benthic resources based at the Department of Ocean Sciences of Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) in St. John’s, NL, Canada. The start date for this position is January 6, 2022.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity on Building collaborative interdisciplinary research infrastructure in Atlantic Canada’s lobster fisheries

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellowship position to support the development of industry-led collaborative research infrastructure that will gather and integrate biological data on lobster with new data on social and economic performance of the fishery into a sustainability framework that can be used to inform adaptive decision-making. The preferred start date for this position is November 2021.

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Project Communications Coordinator, Knowledge Co-production and Transdisciplinary Approaches for Sustainable Nunatsiavut Futures

The Project Communications Coordinator will provide communications support, as well as general project coordination support to the project. Using transdisciplinary approaches to community engagement and scientific research, the 4-year project will look at how rapidly changing environmental conditions in Northern Canada will impact the marine environment, resources and local communities who depend on these resources. Anticipated start date is as soon as possible.

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Employment equity

OFI is committed to a fair hiring process and employment equity practices that are consistent with Canada’s Employment Equity Act. OFI will identify and track the progress of all applications from individuals within designated groups. Employment equity targets will be monitored and if OFI hiring does not meet expectations, adjustments to the recruitment and hiring processes will be made. This may result in broader and/or more targeted advertising, and identifying candidates to apply and/or asking them to suggest appropriate candidates.