Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Energy Research

The Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre at the Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada, invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship. The position is available for a two year period.

The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will conduct research on Canadian energy sector policy and business issues, and work collaboratively with the Director of the Centre. In addition, the Fellow will be expected to assist with Centre conferences, public communications, and applied research projects. More information on the Centre can be found at http://sites.ivey.ca/energy/.

Candidates should either have recently completed a Ph.D. or be in the final stages of a Ph.D. program. The candidate’s research focus should relate to energy policy or management, with applications to the Canadian energy sector.  Topics may include regulation, energy markets, international energy trade, power generation, renewable energy, smart grid technology, electricity transmission and distribution, pipelines, oil and gas, stakeholder management, social license, or political economy of energy. Disciplinary training should be in economics, business, or public policy. Candidates should possess strong empirical research skills as demonstrated by doctoral work or publications. Prior employment experience in the energy sector or related industries is an advantage.  Compensation will be competitive. 

The Ivey Business School is Canada’s premier business school and is recognized worldwide for the quality of its management education and research. The Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre has a strong track record of thought leadership, outreach, and education on energy sector issues and public policy. It is supported by donor organizations, executives-in-residence, an Advisory Board, and Ivey faculty.

Candidates interested in the position should submit a cover letter, a CV/resume, and representative publications or manuscripts to Paige Mastalerz at pmastalerz@ivey.ca. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. The position is subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The Ivey Business School and Western University are committed to employment equity and welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Research Director

The Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre at the Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada, invites applications for the position of Research Director. 

The Research Director will lead the research portfolio of the Centre, and manage and conduct research projects on energy sector policy and business issues, working collaboratively with the Director of the Centre. In addition, the Research Director will help manage external and internal stakeholder relations, disseminate research findings to industry, government and academic audiences, and assist with outreach events and conferences. More information on the Centre can be found at http://sites.ivey.ca/energy/

Candidates should have five or more years of research experience on Canadian energy sector topics, and have an M.A. or Ph.D. in economics, public policy, or a related field. Candidates should possess strong research skills as demonstrated by academic or practitioner publications. Prior employment experience at research institutes or think tanks, consulting firms, or government agencies or departments is an advantage.  Excellent written and oral communication skills are required, along with an ability to manage relationships with stakeholders. Compensation and benefits will be competitive. 

The Ivey Business School is Canada’s premier business school and is recognized worldwide for the quality of its management education and research. The Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre has a strong track record of thought leadership, outreach, and education on energy sector issues and public policy. It is supported by donor organizations, executives-in-residence, an Advisory Board, and Ivey faculty.

Candidates interested in the position should submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and representative publications to Paige Mastalerz at pmastalerz@ivey.ca. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. The position is subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The Ivey Business School and Western University are committed to employment equity and welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.