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Graduate Student Assistant Opportunity
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, DALHOUSIE AGRICULTURAL CAMPUS M.Sc. or PhD in Agriculture Graduate Student Assistantship
An Integrated Socio-economic and Biophysical Framework for Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions under Agricultural Water Management Systems in Eastern Canada
Supervisor: Dr. Christopher M. Hartt
Department of Business and Social Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University
Project: The work to be conducted by Dalhousie University includes the development of a profile of the Nova Scotia dairy industry, including producer characteristics, farm level attributes, and other associated indicators including perennial forage use. The HOLOS model will be assessed to determine if it can be used to assist in predicting unmitigated GHG emissions from dairy cattle and nitrogen fertilizer use. A future profile of the dairy industry based on past trends, and performance in reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be developed. The project is entering the third and final year.
You will be responsible for data consolidation and analysis, coordinating research team and building a final project report from existing reports and final data analysis.
Qualifications: Applicants must meet admission requirements to the M.Sc. program or PhD program. Agricultural business/economics and relevant research experience will be considered as an asset.
Starting Date: September 1, 2020
Stipend: $20,000/year for 1-year*
*Opportunity for additional stipend funds in year 2 of program dependent on success of research grant.
To Apply: Send a copy of your cover letter, resume and academic record to firstname.lastname@example.org along with any record of any relevant qualifications.
For admissions information and application, refer to the following website: http://www.dal.ca/faculty/agriculture/programs/graduate-studies.html
For further information about the research project, contact Dr. Christopher M. Hartt at email@example.com
Graduate Student Assistantship: An Integrated Socio-economic and Biophysical Framework for Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions under Agricultural Water Management Systems in Eastern Canada
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