Lakehead University is looking for an exceptional candidate to undertake Ph.D. level research relating to campus sustainability funded through the Lake Superior Living labs Network (LSLLN). We are offering funding of $10,000/year for three years (providing satisfactory performance and pending funding availability). Additional funding may be available through a Graduate Assistant position valued at an additional $12,304 per year (benefits included).
The Lake Superior Living Labs Network has evolved from relationships between Lakehead University, the University of Minnesota Duluth, Algoma University and a number of non-profit organizations, First Nations and tribal governments across the Lake Superior watershed. The LSLLNworks with new and existing academic and community partners to increase the impact of sustainability related teaching, research, and action, with a focus identifying innovative solutions to issues at the nexus of water and land, climate, and health.
Students with familiarity and interest in campus-community partnership, sustainability, and/or issues at the nexus of water and land, climate, and health are encouraged to apply.
The successful Masters candidate will actively support the emerging research and organization of the Living Labs Network working with a range of community partners across the Lake Superior Watershed. Additionally, the student will be expected to actively work towards establishing a strong publication record and assisting in seeking external funding. A successful applicant would begin their studies in September 2020.
Funding Year(s): 2019-2023
Value: $30,000 (The values for each opportunity vary)
How to Apply: To apply for this position, please send a letter of interest, a CV, transcripts and the names of two references via email to C. Levkoe (firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidates will also need to apply (by the appropriate deadline) to undertake their Masters at Lakehead University. Please direct any questions to email@example.com.
Award Category: Scholarship/Travel & Research funding
Funding Level: Masters