PhD. Research Positions in Deep Decarbonisation

Applications are invited for two PhD. positions in Strategies for Deep Decarbonisation. The research positions involve development of next generation environment-economy models to support policy and investment in the low carbon transition. 

Candidates should have a background in industrial ecology, ecological economics, sustainability science, economics, engineering, environmental studies, or similar, and have experience in economic input-output analysis.  Additional skills in any of the following areas would be an asset: integrated assessment modelling; economic systems modelling (e.g. using EViews); material and energy flow analysis; complex systems. 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, if any), one-page statement of research experience and interests, and names and contact information of three references to Professor Chris Kennedy (

The review of applications will begin on February 1, 2024, and will continue until the positions are filled.

  • Application deadline: Feb 01, 2024
  • University of Victoria, Canada
  • Institute for Integrated Energy Systems
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • PhD Positions
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