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Graduate Position (Masters or PhD) in Urban Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

Cities are where most people on Earth call home, yet cities face and cause many challenges. We are looking for someone that is passionate about solving problems in urban areas. Some of the topics that we study in our lab:
• How to accelerate recovery of cities from large disasters such as flooding
• The linkages between reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate change
• Flows and stocks of energy, materials and emissions in cities and buildings
• Network structures of urban infrastructure and their relation to (un)desirable outcomes

Our often used methods and tools of choice
• Empirical study
• Data science
• Modeling and simulation
• GIS
• Collaboration with stakeholders

Interested applicants can submit a cover letter detailing their interest and past experience working on the challenges that cities face.

Review of applicants will start as they arrive and continue until the position is filled. Please send cover letter and CV to . Candidates with a strong CV and letter will then be asked to interview.

You would work in a collaborative, engaging environment close to the ocean and mountains at one of Canada’s top medium-sized universities. I am a progressive, supportive supervisor with a passion for highly collaborative, impactful and interdisciplinary research.

Funding Notes

Fully funded. Details provided at interview stage.

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