Job opening – PhD position in geography of renewable energy transformations (Victoria University, Canada)
The renewable energy transitions lab at University of Victoria is seeking applications for a PhD student to work on a three-year project focused on just renewable energy transitions supported by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded project “Do disruptive renewable energy innovations in local contexts accelerate a just and democratic energy transition?”. The position will start in May or September 2022, depending on the preference of the selected candidate.
The ideal candidate will have academic and potentially work experience related to energy, geography and sustainability transitions/energy democracy/energy justice. Applicants must have a relevant Master’s degree (e.g., geography, environmental studies, innovation systems) completed no later than summer 2022. The successful applicant will be working with an interdisciplinary team of researchers and students. The position will be supervised by Dr. Christina Hoicka (UVic Geography and Civil Engineering). UVic geography offers minimum funding packages, and funding will be competitive for the successful candidate.
The deadline for application is December 5, 2021.
Please, click here for further details on the project and application procedure.