Research and Job Opportunities

Positions with the Global Institute for Water Security

Research Assistant (Nutrient App) 

The Centre for Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan is seeking a Summer Student to support a research project at the U of S Livestock Facility in Clavet, Saskatchewan. This position is based at the Canadian Centre for Water Forecasting and Prediction (CCWFP) at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This will be a full-time, term position for four months and a targeted start date of May 1, 2019. Starting salary is commensurate with abilities and experience. The student will work primarily with Professor John Pomeroy and Dr. Diogo Costa.

Faculty member - Human Dimension of Water Security

The Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS), USask, invites applications from outstanding researchers for a tenure-track or tenured position as Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Human Dimensions of Water Security, effective September 1, 2019. The primary location (i.e. Academic Home) of this position will be determined during the interview process.

MES opportunity - Sediment Quality in the Saskatchewan River Delta

Markus Brinkmann and Graham Strickert are seeking an MES student to join a multi-disciplinary team embedded in the Global Water Futures Program. The MES position will focus on assessing the quality of sediments in the Saskatchewan River Delta and several reservoirs upstream.

MES opportunity - Risk Assessment Modelling

Markus Brinkmann, a GIWS member, is seeking an MES student to join a multi-disciplinary team embedded in the Global Water Futures Program. The MES position will focus on developing and delivering computational risk assessment models to help to find solutions to water threats. 

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. 

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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