Research and Job Opportunities

Positions with the Global Institute for Water Security

Outreach Coordinator - one-year term

Reporting to the Director of Operations, Global Water Futures, and working in close collaboration with the Communication Specialist and the Science Manager, GIWS and GWF, as well as research project leads to facilitate the translation of knowledge to user communities and targeted audiences, including industry, government and non-government organizations, international partners, and indigenous communities. The Outreach Coordinator advises and participates in decisions that affect the success and ongoing reputation of GWF. The work is performed under the pressure of deadlines and is unstructured, often with high volume and complexity that requires the management of competing interests. This is a one-year term to fill a materinity leave. 

PhD opportunity - Changing Agro-Climatic Conditions

As part of the Global Water Futures program, the U of S is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual for a PhD position to investigate how agro-climatic indices and patterns of growing season precipitation will change under future climatic conditions, and how different climate condition will impact the agricultural crop yields and crop water use/footprint. 

PhD opportunity - Convection-Permitting WRF Regional Climate Simulation

We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual for this PhD student position to carry out the research on Convection-Permitting WRF regional climate simulation. This position is part of the Global Water Futures research program: Short‐Duration Extreme Precipitation in Future Climate . 

PDF opportunity - Convection-Permitting WRF Regional Climate Simulation

This postdoctoral position is part of the pan-Canadian Global Water Futures research program: Short‐Duration Extreme Precipitation in Future Climate . This Postdoctoral Scientist will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to study scaling relationships for extreme precipitation in mid-latitude climates. 

PhD opportunity - In-stream Water Quality Modelling 

The Global Institute for Water Security and the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Saskatchewan are seeking a PhD candidate with experience in in-stream water quality modelling to support research in understanding the mixing regime and biological processes in aquatic environments of rivers and lakes.

Tenure-Track or Tenured Position in Exposure and or Risk Assessment Modelling

To enhance the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) and Canada’s capability to deliver transformative science in Water Security, the Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS), U of S, invites applications from outstanding researchers for a tenure-track or tenured position in the area of Exposure and/or Risk Assessment Modelling as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. Tenured appointments may be offered where candidates hold tenured or equivalent status at a comparable institution. The position will report to the Director, GIWS, be based in the Global Water Futures research group, and have an associated academic appointment and academic reporting line in an appropriate U of S college or school.

Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Analytical Environmental Chemistry

The U of S Department of Chemistry / School of Environment and Sustainability / Toxicology Centre / Global Institute for Water Security 

MSc, MES & PhD positions 

Multiple candidates are sought for a new collaborative project within the Global Water Futures program for the Prairie Water project

Graduate student opportunities - Lake Diefenbaker limnology research

Jeff Hudson, GIWS member, is seeking graduate students for two research projects on Lake Diefenbaker. 

Student, Research & Faculty Positions with Global Water Futures

 

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