Postdoctoral Fellowship – Sustainability Policy Research on Urban Transformations (SPROUT Lab)


We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to help lead research in the following areas: the governance of sustainability transitions; community-led climate change initiatives at the intersection of adaptation/mitigation and broader SDGs; pathways to deep decarbonization; sustainability entrepreneurship. 

To apply to the 2-year term: Potential students are encouraged to express interest in these positions by sending the following materials to Taginder Clair (taginder.clair@uwaterloo.ca) by July 2, 2024.

• A letter of interest outlining your experience and fit for the position.

• Curriculum vitae

• Contact information for two academic references

• Two recent publications that you feel are relevant to this position (i.e. methodologically, theoretically, etc.)

Application Details (PDF) - Deadline July 2, 2024 for September 2024 start date.

Postdoctoral Fellowship - Training for novel directions in quantitative climate science

We are looking for an organized, motivated individual to take charge of the organizational aspects of this multi-institution project, which involves the University of Waterloo, University of Toronto, McGill University and Dalhousie University, and spans computation, ocean, atmospheric and cryospheric sciences. In addition to undertaking a collaborative research program, the successful candidate will organize the major training components (e.g. summer school, tables of HQP data, inter-institution exchanges, etc.). The position is based in the Applied Mathematics department at the University of Waterloo, with a substantial in person component that is consistent with the University of Waterloo’s Work From Home policy. 

 Applications should contain: 

  1. A short (up to 4 page) CV 
  2. One representative publication, along with a one paragraph summary of its relevance to the applicant’s future research 
  3. A one page statement of interest. Applications will be reviewed in monthly batches, with the first batch on July 15, 2024, until the position is filled. 

Application Details (PDF) - Deadline, rolling starting on July 15, 2024

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