Postdoctoral Research Fellow Positions Social, health and biophysical impacts of mineral development in the Arctic
The Nunatsiavut Government, Memorial University and Trent University invite applications for 2 postdoctoral researcherpositions to direct research into: 1. Social indicators of community health and well-being and their association with mineral development in Nunatsiavut (Labrador) and 2. Impacts and monitoring of mineral development on biophysical systems in Nunatsiavut (Labrador). These research positions are part of a larger 10-year review of the relationship between the Vale NL Voisey's Bay mine, which began construction in 2002, and the people, environment and economy of Nunatsiavut coastal communities, including the beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement residing outside the Settlement Area. Voisey's Bay is one of the world's largest nickel mines and is located in northern Labrador close to the community of Nain, the administrative capital of the Nunatsiavut Settlement Area.