Postdoctoral Fellow (Global Water Futures)

University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, SK, Canada 🇨🇦

Are you interested in current and future environmental impacts on human health?Do you have a background in epidemiology or public health?

If so, consider applying for a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) with Dr. Corinne Schuster-Wallace as part of the Global Water Futures program at the University of Saskatchewan. 

Potential Activities

The candidate will be expected to contribute to our understanding of current and future water-related human health impacts in Canada, both in terms of the likelihood and magnitude of impacts and who is most vulnerable. 

Requirements 

The ideal candidate should have completed a PhD in a relevant discipline (e.g., epidemiology, public health, health geoinformatics, health geography) within the last five years. Familiarity with hydrologic processes or water resources would be an asset, as would experience with data visualization or geographic information systems. Experience with infectious disease modelling is required. The successful candidate will engage with other scholars 

To Apply 

Interested candidates should submit the following in their application:1. A cover letter highlighting relevant experience and your interest in the position;2. A 250-word research statement;3. A curriculum vitae; and,4. Names and contact information for two referees.  
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is appointed. The start date is flexible. Only successful candidates will be contacted.  

Remuneration

A salary of $52,500 per year plus applicable benefits and a $2,000 per year research stipend. 

About Global Water Futures

Global Water Futures is a multi-university, transdisciplinary research program hosted by the University of Saskatchewan. The overarching goal is to deliver risk management solutions for managing Canada’s water futures. For more information, see www.gwf.usask.ca.  
Applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact Dr. Schuster-Wallace.

Department: Global Water Futures 
Status: Term
Employment Group: Post-Doctoral Fellows – PSAC
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Salary Information: The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Posted Date: 8/30/2021
Closing Date: Until Filled.
Number of Openings: 1


The University believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

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