Opportunities

Master's Graduate Research Assistant Position

Seeking research assistant for "Building Disaster Resilience Across Supply Chains" project

Position type: Part-time, contract
Term: May 1st, 2024, to August 31st, 2024
Department: Waterloo Climate Institute

Overview
The Climate Institute is hiring one interdisciplinary Graduate Research Assistant for the Spring-Summer 2024 term (16 weeks starting May 1st, 2024). The GRA will support the Climate Institute’s Government of Canada funded research project “Building Disaster Resilience Across Supply Chains: A co-produced innovation model for understanding, planning and investing in climate change adaptation”, carried out in partnership with the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean, the Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies ARISE Canada, and the Trade Facilitation Office Canada.

Apply for this job
The Waterloo Climate Institute follows the equity policies of the University of Waterloo applied to this position. Interested UWaterloo Masters student should send a half page cover letter and an up-to-date resume/CV to Thy Huynh t29huynh@uwaterloo.ca by March 20th, 2024. Only students registered for the Fall 2024 term will be eligible. GRAs will be paid according to UWaterloo guidelines, and will work an average of 10 hours per week.

Application Details (PDF) - Deadline March 20, 2024 for May 1, 2024 start.

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Funded Research Opportunities: Master's and PhD Positions with SPROUT

Graduate studies opportunities in sustainability entrepreneurship and urban transformations at the University of Waterloo. We are seeking one PhD student and one Master’s student, starting in September 2024, to join the Sustainability Policy Research on Urban Transformations (SPROUT) lab in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management (GEM).

Application Details (PDF) - Deadline April 15, 2024 for September 2024 start date.

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

We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to help lead research in and of 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.

Application Details (PDF) - Deadline February 27, 2024 - 2-year term

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