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Post-Doctoral Scholar 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 Scholar. The position is available for a two year period.

The Post-Doctoral Research Scholar will conduct research on energy sector policy and business issues, and work collaboratively with the Director of the Centre. In addition, the Scholar will be expected to assist with Centre conferences, public communications, and applied research projects.

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, political economy of energy, energy markets, international energy trade, power generation, renewable energy, smart grid technology, pipelines, oil and gas, or hydraulic fracturing. 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 Ivey faculty as well as by executives-in-residence and an Advisory Board.

Candidates interested in the position should submit a cover letter, a CV/resume, and representative publications or manuscripts to Laura McLeod 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.