The Centre on Governance (Eric Champagne) and the Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability (Heather McLeod-Kilmurray et Nathalie Chalifour), in collaboration with the Public Law Centre, are seeking a post-doctoral fellow for an interdisciplinary research project on water governance. This project is led by our colleague Marie-France Fortin (Faculty of Law) who obtained a major grant of nearly $400,000 from the Alex Trebek Fund of the University of Ottawa. Several of our colleagues at the Centre are involved in this innovative and timely project, including professors:
- Eric Champagne (multi-level governance and overall project coordination at the COG)
- Sylvie Paquerot (politics of water, sustainable development, vital resources and human rights)
- André Lecours (federalism, Canadian politics)
- Anne Mévellec (urban politics, public policy implementation, local governance)
- Jennifer Wallner (federalism, comparative provincial politics, intergovernmental relations)
The main qualifications we are seeking are as follows:
- A doctorate in law or governance (or expected completion within six months after June 1, 2020) in one of the following areas: public law or public policy, international relations, climate change, water law/governance/politics, international development, environmental law or environmental policy, multi-level governance or federalism, urban development and territory.
Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD awarded within the last five years.
- Research experience in law, public governance or public policy
- Excellent computer and technology skills
- Strong communication skills
- An ability to work independently
- Bilingualism (English and French)
The deadline for application is July 30, 2020, and the start of the fellowships is normally planned for September 1, 2020.