Canadian Methane Scientist

Canadian Methane Scientist

Type of offer:

EDF Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) seeks a Scientist with proven research, analysis, and writing skills to work collaboratively with external and EDF scientists, as well as decision-makers (governments and industry) on a multi-scale measurement campaign collecting policy-relevant data that characterizes methane emissions from onshore Canada oil and gas infrastructure. The selected candidate will (i) coordinate data collection and data analysis that enhance our understanding of methane emission patterns and thus opportunities for enhanced methane mitigation in Canada, (ii) advise on the development of methane mitigation and emission monitoring policies. The Scientist will work with EDF’s Office of the Chief Scientist in close collaboration with the Energy Program and report to a Senior Scientist in the Office of the Chief Scientist.

  • Play a role in designing, planning and execution of EDF’s work on quantifying methane emissions from oil and gas production in Canada.

  • Coordinate and ensure rigor of scientific initiatives collaboratively undertaken with a diverse group of stakeholders including industry, academics, multilateral organizations and the public sector.

  • Provide scientific support of EDF’s international oil and gas methane initiatives and program.

  • Remain at the cutting-edge of climate science, including staying up-to-date with the scientific literature.

  • Ensure scientific integrity of EDF generated materials.

  • Participate/lead in the analysis and writing of papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Attend and represent EDF at external meetings and interact with the scientific community at large.

  • Independently support other “rapid response” and/or project development efforts on an as-needed basis.

  • Participates in advancing EDF DEI goals in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected, included, and empowered to address the environmental and organizational challenges in alignment with EDF values. 

Location: Remote - Canada, Remote - US
Organization: EDF
Deadline: June 20, 2021
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