A MSc position is available in the intensive silviculture lab at the University 
of Quebec in Abitibi-Temiscamingue (www.uqat.ca), Quebec, beginning January 
Working within the Forest Research Institute, the student will use an 
experimental design in the field to study the influence of soil temperature on 
growth and root development of white spruce (Picea glauca) and black spruce 
(Picea mariana). The latter is known for better tolerating cold and wet soils. 
A scholarship over two years is available. I seek students who are curious, 
passionate about trees, forest ecology and tree biology, have good academic 
records and can understand at least a bit of French. Preference will be given 
to students with prior research experience and good writing skills.

Interested candidates should apply by email 
(annie.desroch...@uqat.ca<mailto:annie.desroch...@uqat.ca>) and send: 1) a 
motivation letter describing their educational background and research 
experience, research interests, and educational and career goals, 2) a 
CV/resume, and 3) the names of three references by October 3rd, 2016.

Annie DesRochers, PhD
Institut de Recherche sur les Forêts
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
341 Principale Nord
Amos, Qc, Canada, J9T2L8
Tel:1-819-732-8809<tel:1-819-732-8809> ext 8327
Fax: 1-819-797-4727
Email: annie.desroch...@uqat.ca<mailto:annie.desroch...@uqat.ca>

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