[acn-l] Green Jobs Available: Canada & U.S. (fwd)

Rob Huntley (rob at acn.ca)
Tue, 9 Dec 1997 07:30:45 -0500 (EST)

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Date: Mon, 8 Dec 1997 15:03:06 -0500 (EST)
From: "Gary T. Gallon" <cibe at web.apc.org>
Subject: Green Jobs Available: Canada & U.S.

Canadian Institute for Business and the Environment
506 Victoria Ave., Montreal, Quebec
Ph. (514) 369-0230, fax (514) 369-3282, Email: cibe at web.net
December 8, 1997



INCO Ltd., Thompson, Manitoba, wishes to hire a Manager, Environment, Safety
and Health to lead a team of specialists in the development, implementation
and monitoring of policies, systems and procedures with respect to
environment, safety and health, including compliance with Government
legislation. The successful candidate will have a university degree, at
least 8 years experience in processing or manufacturing management and a
minimum of 5 years experience in environment, safety and health management,
ideally in a unionized mining or heavy industry environment. Send letter of
application and résumé to: Mrs. Denise Peters, Employment Coordinator, INCO
Ltd., Manitoba Division, Thompson, Manitoba R8N 1P3; fax (204) 778-2693.
Source: The Globe and Mail.



York University just outside Toronto is seeking applications for a
tenure-stream appointment for an Assistant Professor in the area of Global
Environment and Development effective July 1, 1998. Applicants should hold
a PhD in a relevant field or have equivalent academic or professional
experience. Send a letter discussing you approach to global environment and
development, a résumé, three references, and teaching interests. Deadline:
January 31, 1998. Contact: Chair, Search Committee, Faculty of Environmental
Studies, York University, North York, Ontario M3J 1P3; Fax (416) 736-5679;
email: fwatson at yorku.ca. Website: http://www.yorku.ca/faculty/fes. Source:
The Globe and Mail.



Simon Fraser University based in Vancouver, B.C. invites applications for a
junior level tenure- track Assistant Professor appointment for an ecological
economist. The preferred candidate will combine graduate and undergraduate
teaching and research responsibilities. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in
economics and graduate training in ecology, or a related discipline.
Canadian citizens or landed-immigrants are invited to apply. Deadline: March
15, 1998. Send a letter of application, three letters from references, your
c.v., reprints of publications and transcripts to: Director, School of
Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby,
B.C. V5A 1S6, Ph. (604) 291-4659, fax (604) 291-4968



The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) is seeking to fill the position of
Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Information Resources Division. The
ADM will advise and design programs on scientific research, assist
technology transfer, and develop information technology and GIS systems for
natural resources and habitat in the province of Ontario. Normally a job
provided to senior civil servants, the government is seeking outside
candidates for a post that will be in Toronto with travel to Peterborough.
Deadline: December 19, 1997. Quote file: NR- SMG/1. Send to: Louisa Vatri,
Human Resources, Branch, Ministry of Natural Resources, 300 Water Street,
3rd Floor, So. Tower, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8M5; by fax (705) 755-3108.
Source: The Globe and Mail.



Join Canada's Young Environment Professionals (YEP). Steven Peck, Peck and
Associates, Rita Mezei Jacques Whitford Environment Limited, Dianne
Humphreys, Pollution Probe are the founding members. The new organization's
madate is to provide a forum for mid-stream professionals to meet in an
informal setting twice a month to discuss the latest changes impacting the
environment and to get to know other colleagues from this diverse sector.
For more information, come to its first annual Christmas Party on December
11th, starting at 7:00 pm at the Bow and Arrow (Yonge and Davisville, just
north of the subway station). Door fee $5.00 includes beer tasting and
appetizers, RSVP by December 7th to one of the following: Steven Peck at
steven at acpco.com, Rita Mezei rmezei at pathcom.com, Dianne Humphries at
rneilsen at web.net.



The Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) wishes to hire a senior
environmental analyst at its government laboratories — one of the largest in
Canada. The analyst will provide technical support to the investigations
unit; help analyze and identify hazardous organic compounds; and assist with
emergency responses to toxic spills. Application should have advanced
knowledge of the theories and practices associated with organic analytical
chemistry, including current analytical instrumentation; and, have extensive
practical experience in the sampling and analysis of toxic organics. Quote
file #EE-26/LB/97. Deadline: December 30, 1997. Send application to:
Administrative Manager, Laboratory Services Branch, Ministry of the
Environment, 125 Resources Road, Etobicoke, Ontario M9P 3V6; Fax: (416)



The "Healthy Societies Theme" program of the International Development
Research Centre (IDRC), Canada, seeks applications from qualified graduates
for a Professional Development Award beginning January, 1998. The Research
Associate will assist the Chief Scientist in the management and
dissemination of information and documentation in support of the various
studies, including but not limited to "Macroeconomic adjustment policies,
health sector reform and access to, utilization and quality of care" and
"Social Policy Decentralization"; undertake research tasks to locate, review
and synthesize scientific and technical material, and prepare state of the
art reviews on research and development issues. Applicants should possess at
least a master's degree in health/health care or related social sciences
(for instance, health economics, health care administration, environmental
health, or medical sociology) with one to three years of work experience in
the area of public health and/or related areas. The duration of the award is
one year and renewable at the Centre's discretion for another year. Stipend
is in the range of $1,500 to $3,500 per month,. Deadline January 2, 1998.
Submit c.v, two reference letters and academic transcripts to: Professional
Development Award, Centre Training and Awards Unit International Development
Research Centre, 250 Albert Street, P. O. Box 8500, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3H9;
Tel. (613) 236-6163 Ext. 2098; Fax (613) 563-0815; email: cta at idrc.ca;
website: www.idrc.ca



The American Association for the Advancement of Science invites applications
for one-year public policy fellowships for scientists and engineers in
Washington, DC, to work in Congress, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S.
Agency for International Development, the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Defense,
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the RAND Critical Technologies
Institute. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must have a Ph.D. or
equivalent doctoral level degree at the time of application (January 1998)
from any physical, biological, or social science or any field of
engineering. Persons with a master's degree in engineering and at least
three years of post-degree professional experience may also apply. Federal
employees are not eligible for the fellowships. The programs are designed
to provide each Fellow with a unique public policy learning experience and
to bring technical backgrounds and external perspectives to decision making
in the U.S. government. Stipends vary by program. All applications must be
postmarked by January 15, 1998. For further information and application
instructions call 202/326-6700, fax 202/289-4950, or email
science_policy at aaas.org.



The Harvard University Committee on the Environment offers both pre-doctoral
and advanced research fellowships in Global Environmental Assessment. The
fellowships are tenable at the Belfer Center for Science and International
Affairs (BCSIA) in the John F. Kennedy School of Government for the academic
year 1998/99. The GEA fellowships are offered to enable scholars to
participate in the Global Environmental Assessment Project. This project is
coordinated by the Harvard Committee on the Environment in collaboration
with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria,
the Center for Application of Research on the Environment and a number of
other universities. To be considered for a pre-doctoral fellowship
applicants must currently be enrolled in a doctoral program and have passed
their qualifying exams (completed course work and passed oral and/or written
exams) by Summer 1998. If their doctoral work does not require qualifying
exams, then they must have completed all the required course work for the
Ph.D. as fellows will not be doing course work while at BCSIA. Applications
are solicited from individuals working in both the natural and social
sciences as well as relevant professions. Applications are encouraged from
women, minorities, and citizens of all countries. Fellowship recipients for
1997/8 were awarded an average of $3,000 each in research support.)
Applicants should submit a 2-page single-spaced statement of research they
would like to pursue in conjunction with the GEA project; a c.v. and a list
of three references. Deadline: February 15, 1998. email, please) to: Rebecca
Storo, GEA Fellowship Coordinator, Belfer Center for Science and
International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard
University, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA. website:
http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/bcsia/enrp/gea; Queries about the GEA fellowship
not answered in the web site material should be directed to Rebecca Storo at
rebecca_storo at harvard.edu. Please specify "GEA Fellowship" in the subject
field. No telephone calls please.



The Great Lakes Commission seeks a manager for its Communications and
Information Management Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The applicant should
have at least 5 years relevant management experience and a demonstrated
record of success in design and administration of communications and
information management programs; outstanding fund-raising and financial
management; personnel management; a thorough knowledge of both conventional
and electronic communications technology and information management;
innovative and creative thinking; team building and group facilitation; and
familiarity with the Great Lakes region and relevant environmental
protection, resource management, transportation and economic development
policy issues. Applicant must have at least a bachelor's degree in
journalism, communications, public policy or a related discipline. Master's
preferred. Must also possess training in computer science and/or
demonstrated familiarity with the Internet and associated public policy
applications, including data and information management. Familiarity and
supervisory experience with report/newsletter editing, design, production
and marketing, press release preparation and media relations desired.
Deadline: December 19, 1997. Send a cover letter, resume, salary history and
three references to: Dr. Michael J. Donahue, Executive Director, Great Lakes
Commission, 400 Fourth St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4816 No phone calls please.
See: website: http://www.glc.org/announce/97/cimpjob.html.



The World Inter-Action Mondiale, Ottawa is are seeking a resourceful and
self-motivated person, between the ages of 18 and 30, who is currently out
of school, for a six-month internship position as a Program
coordinator. This person will assist in all aspects of project planning.
coordination and implementation, as well as fundraising, public relations
and research. Responsibilities: project planning and implementation:
implementation of two events, writing submissions for Board approval, and
volunteer recruitment, coordinating logistics. They also include research
and advocacy, write an article for publication; and communication and
marketing. Salary: $300 a week, plus a transportation subsidy. Deadline:
December 15, 1997; 5:00 p.m. Send letter and resumes to: Laurie Gourlay,
World Inter-Action Mondiale, c/o YMCA, 180 Argyle St., Ottawa. Ont. K2P 1B7,
Fax: (613) 236-605; website: commons at web.net; http://www.turning2000.org



The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) is
seeking a Project Officer to the Secretariat of the Sofia Initiative on
Economic Instruments. REC is an independent, not-for-profit organization of
international character devoted to the improvement of the environment in
Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). 15 CEE countries are beneficiary countries
of the REC. The 1995 Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference in Sofia,
Bulgaria, approved the Sofia Initiatives. One of the four areas of work
identified under the Sofia Initiatives is economic instruments. The work
program available on: http://www.rec.org/REC/Programs/ SofiaInitiatives,
mainly covers policy analysis, data collection, cross-country comparison,
awareness raising and promotion of regional dialogue and cooperation. The
applicant should have the following qualifications at least two years of
work experience in CEE countries in the area of environmental economics; a
university degree in (environmental) economics or related area; excellent
written and spoken English language abilities and good computer skills; and,
existing contacts with environmental economists in CEE and Western
countries. Deadline December 12, 1997. Send c.v. and covering letter with
references Mr. Mozes Kiss, The Regional Environmental Center for Central and
Eastern Europe, Ady Endre ut 9-11, 2000 Szentendre, Hungary, fax:
(+36-26)311294, e-mail: mkiss at rec.org. website: http://www.rec.org.



The Inter-American Foundation, U.S., sponsors field research at the Masters
and doctoral levels. The programs support field research in Latin American
and Caribbean countries (except Cuba) on promoting social investment, local
development, and grassroots development through partnerships among the
private, nongovernmental, and public sectors. Masters fellowships average
$2400 for support of up to 6 months; doctoral fellowships average $11,000
for up to 18 months. Contact: Inter-American Fellowship Programs,
InterAmerican Foundation, Dept. 555, 901 N. Stuart St., 10th Fl., Arlington,
VA 22203. Telephone: (703) 841-3830. WEB:
http://www.iaf.gov/fellow/1fel.htm. Deadline: February 10, 1998 for
applications for the Masters program; December 2, 1997 for applications for
the doctoral program.
Gary T. Gallon
Canadian Institute for Business and the Environment
506 Victoria Ave.
Montreal, Quebec H3Y 2R5
Ph. (514) 369-0230
Fax (514) 369-3282
email: cibe at web.net