Each year I provide an annual auditor’s report of our accounts in accordance with US legislation for not for profit societies. In addition I keep the Board appraised of income and expenditure several times each year, with particular attention to conference funding. As well as income from membership fees and transactions associated with conferences, I also manage payments for various services such as the hosting of this website.

An opening for a catchment water quality modeller in New Zealand. Applications close 3 July. https://careers.sciencenewzealand.org/jobdetails/ajid/9R4y9/Water-Quality-Catchment-Modeller,46922.html

Murdoch University has a 2.5 year post-doc position in regional climate modelling available. Applications close 7 July. See https://www.seek.com.au/job/57385479

Spring 2022

RMA_Spring_2022 download

Position: Fisheries Stock Assessment Scientist at IFREMER , Cayenne, French Guiana

more info at : https://ifremer-en.jobs.net/en-GB/job/fisheries-stock-assessment-scientist-m-f/J3P6ZW6940Y1YNB1SJF

Professorship position in Water Management and Climate Adaptation at Leipzig University

The Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences of Leipzig University seeks to fill a professorship position in Water Management and Climate Adaptation. The application deadline is 22 April 2022. 

WCNRM 2022: Call for abstract

It is now possible to submit your abstract for the World Conference on Natural Resources Modeling, that will be held in Leipzig in June 2022, please visit:

https://www.idiv.de/en/wcnrm2022

or submit your abstract directly here:

https://www.conftool.net/wcnrm2022/index.php?page=login

The abstract submission deadline is April 15, 2022 

Hope to see you in June.

2 PhD positions in Australia


1/ A funded PhD is available at Queensland University of Technology studying the relationship between vegetation, bushfires and buildings. You’d be using drones and 3D models, and working in a team to create highly impactful outcomes. Please contact Grant Hamilton g.hamilton@qut.edu.au for details.


2/ PhD opportunity is available for a collaborative project between Auckland Bioengineering Institute and DairyNZ and will involve working with and improving the existing cow model, Molly. Molly is a key component in the DairyNZ toolbox used to design sustainable dairy systems for the future. It means that the suitable candidate will have excellent employment opportunities in NZ as post-doc scientist after the PhD.

Call for Senior Scientist Projects at German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-JenaLeipzig is establishing a Senior Scientist Programme for highly-qualified
scientists, who already have research experience (from any discipline),
though are not professors or junior group leaders, and who

  1. will significantly advance iDiv’s integrative biodiversity research
    missions, and
  2. pursue their research agenda, as documented by first- and seniorauthored publications, and
  3. have experience in externally funded research projects and
    successfully supervising early-career researchers.

The Senior Scientist Programme includes method-oriented researchers
(“iDiv advancers”) and question-oriented researchers (“iDiv fellows”).

Quantitative Vegetation Ecologist and emerging science leader, at CSIRO, Perth Australia

As the Quantitative Vegetation Ecologist, you will join the Adaptive Ecosystem Management team within CSIRO’s Land and Water business unit.  This team is primarily based in Perth and Canberra, and you will interact with other teams within CSIRO who are geographically dispersed throughout Australia. 

You will contribute initially to a range of current projects with large government and private sector clients, integrating existing contemporary data streams and ecological knowledge to model potential for a carbon methodology to achieve carbon, biodiversity and Indigenous livelihood benefits; and analysing long-term monitoring data to evaluate ecological outcomes of environmental stewardship interventions. You will identify and develop relevant research projects with industry and government in Western Australia and nationally, with a strong customer and impact focus. You will have a track record in demonstrating a considerable degree of originality, creativity and innovation in solving problems and introducing new directions and approaches.