CMN Opportunities


Postdoctoral Scholar: Mountain Environmental Observing and Monitoring
The Postdoctoral Scholar (PDS) will work with CMN Principal Investigator (PI) Maribeth Murray, Executive Director of the Arctic Institute of North America (AINA) at the University of Calgary, to explore and expand environmental observing and monitoring capacity in the mountain regions of western and northern Canada. This program is a critical component of CMN’s efforts to improve our understanding of mountain systems processes and drivers of change and is co-funded by the Government of Yukon. Please review the full posting here.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.


Call for Nominations: Chair – Board of Directors
As a new and emerging organization, the CMN is going through an exciting period of development and growth. We are currently looking for a dynamic leader to bring experience and energy to the volunteer Board of Directors as Chair. Please view the full posting here.
Deadline: March 31, 2020.

Requests for Proposals

No opportunities at this time.


No opportunities at this time.

Other Opportunities


2020 New Frontiers in Research Fund Transformation Competition
The objective of the Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change. Transformation grants are valued at between $2,000,000 and $4,000,000 per year (including indirect costs) for up to six years. 
Deadline: Letter of Intent deadline: April 15th, 2020, 8:00 p.m. (eastern)

Interested in applying? Email CMN’s Managing Director Matthew Berry (matthew@cmn-rcm.ca) with your ideas for mountain-related proposals. 


Yellowstone National Park recruiting citizen science volunteers
What: Yellowstone National Park is recruiting citizen science volunteers to assist park staff in researching environmental change in Yellowstone in summer 2020. Phenology is the study of nature’s calendar, especially in relation to climate, and the timing of plant and animal life cycles. For more information please call Erik Oberg at 307.344.2156 or email resume and preferred participation dates to erik_oberg@nps.gov. Deadline: None indicated

Expressions of interest from First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples
CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC are seeking expressions of interest for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples who may wish to participate in an Indigenous Research Reference Group this fall.
Deadline: None indicated

Request for Canadian submissions to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Report’s ‘Cross-Chapter Paper on Mountains’ 
Seeking participation of the Canadian mountain research community in a chapter synthesizing available literature about climate change impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability in mountain environments and communities.
Deadline: Papers must be submitted for publication by July 1, 2020 and accepted by May 1, 2021.

Get involved in the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas’ Mountains Specialist Group
The IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist Group facilitates the enhanced conservation, effective management and adequate protection of mountain protected areas in one of the Earth’s most important biomes. Professionals and leaders of all age groups, areas of specialization and world regions interested in contributing to protected areas conservation are invited to apply for membership. 
Deadline: None

Become a member of the IUCN Mountain Ecosystems Specialist Group
Apply to become a member of the Mountain Ecosystems Specialist Group, which serves as the technical focal point for IUCN on mountain ecosystems. 
Deadline: None