Vacancies: 7 Faculty Positions with Global Water Futures, Canada

To enhance the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and Canada’s capability to deliver transformative science in Water Security, the Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan invites applications from outstanding researchers for tenure-track or tenured positions,  as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor effective from 1st September 2017.

Positions are available in the areas of remote sensing; cold regions hydrological processes; socio-hydrology and decision making under uncertainty; hydro-economics; integrated risk assessment modelling; water and health;  and statistical hydrology and stochastic processes.

Please note that tenured appointments may be offered where candidates hold tenured or equivalent status in a relevant institution.

These positions are funded by, and will contribute to, the Global Water Futures program (GWF), a transformative pan-Canadian research program, led by the U of S. GWF aims to place Canada as a global leader in water science for the world’s cold regions and to address the strategic needs of the Canadian economy in adapting to change and managing the risks of uncertain water futures, including extreme events. GWF is transdisciplinary, working with a wide range of users and integrating the natural, social, health and engineering sciences to provide disaster warning, improved prediction of climate and water futures, and the decision support tools needed to inform adaptation to change and risk management. This 7 year, $143 million program builds on the expertise of the U of S and 3 key partner universities (McMaster, Waterloo, and Wilfrid Laurier), faculty from 14 other universities, and 8 federal agencies, with strong international collaboration.

Further Information:

  • You are welcome to download individual application information
    • Cold Regions Hydrological Processes (PDF, 506kb)
    • Hydro-Economics  (PDF 506kb);
    • Integrated Risk Assessment Modelling  (PDF 506kb);
    • Remote Sensing (PDF 506kb);
    • Socio-hydrology and decision making under uncertainty (PDF 506kb);
    • Statistical hydrology and stochastic processes  (PDF 505kb);
    • Water and Health  (PDF 506kb)
  • Alternatively, view the website at  Open positions;
  • Learn more about Global Water Futures by visiting the website