Research Assistant Opportunity

The River Dynamics Laboratory (RDL) at Simon Fraser University is currently looking to hire paid research assistant for the Fall 2022 semester.

The Research Assistant will:

  • Work with post-doctoral fellows on topographic data analysis and processing. 
  • Primarily assist with processing, cleaning, and analyzing multibeam echosounder (MBES) data and topographic mapping of landslides and their deposits, river bank types, and other landscape features along the Fraser Canyon. 

The position will provide experience working with Geographic Information Systems, MBES data cleaning and processing, and the analysis of riverbed and landscape topography. Some GIS experience is required.

*Preference will be given to undergraduate students enrolled in a natural science degree (e.g., Environmental Science, Physical Geography, Earth Sciences).

Application Deadline: Thursday, September 15th, 2022

Timeframe: September - December 2022 ~ 10 hours/week

To Apply: Please send your resume and unofficial transcript to Erin Seagren via email at Please include "Research Assistant Application" in the subject.