Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Employment Opportunities

Three (3) Faculty Positions: Water Institute – University of Waterloo

Applications are invited for three full professor faculty positions as part of a strategic hiring initiative to strengthen interdisciplinary water research and education at the University of Waterloo: The successful candidates will be hired into multiple departments and join the more than 150 faculty members of the Water Institute: from across the University’s six faculties. The Water Institute: is committed to addressing society’s complex water issues through research, innovation and knowledge mobilization. The three new faculty positions are in the following, broadly defined, areas.

  1. Water and global environmental change. This position will focus on the global water cycle, including groundwater, under conditions of global environmental change, quantifying, analyzing and predicting the linkages and interactions between climate, hydrological and biogeochemical cycles, and water security management and adaptation responses.
  2. Urban water security. This position will focus on urban surface and groundwater management and resilience, bringing together science, technology, and governance to understand, project and address water security challenges and opportunities in a rapidly urbanizing world.
  3. Socio-hydrology. This position will focus on the societal value of water and the integrated analysis and modelling of the socio-economic, institutional and cultural determinants of water usage and water resources management, in support of innovative water governance systems.

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