Postdoctoral Position in Industrial Ecology & the Circular Economy

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral position with the Industrial Ecology Program in the Department of Civil Engineering. The incumbent will conduct independent research on the circular economy, supervise MEng student projects in the Industrial Ecology Program, and engage in management of the Program.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in industrial ecology, ecological economics, business, economics, engineering, environmental studies, or similar. They must have research experience in at least one of the following areas:  industrial symbiosis, extended producer responsibility, circular economy business models, zero-waste systems, recycling technologies, or material flow analysis. They should have well developed skills in the methods and tools of industrial ecology, and demonstrate knowledge of material / solid waste strategies in the context of the circular economy. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required.

The University of Victoria ( is situated in the City of Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, at the southeast tip of Vancouver Island. Founded in 1963, the University is ranked as one of the leading universities in Canada with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching. Victoria is one of the most scenic locales in Canada with a pleasant climate year round.

Applicants should send a cover letter, detailed CV (including list of publications), one-page statement of research experience and interests, and names and contact information of three references to Professor Chris Kennedy ( 

The application deadline is April 15, 2023.

  • Application deadline: Apr 15, 2023
  • University of Victoria
  • Civil Engineering
  • Victoria
  • PhD and Postdoc Positions
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