Dr. Damon Matthews (Concordia University Research Chair in Climate Science and Sustainability) is looking for graduate students interested in pursuing innovative research projects in the area of computational climate science and climate modelling. Potential students should have good quantitative skills, including knowledge of computer programming and/or data analysis software tools such as Matlab, R or Python. Possible research projects include:
Estimating climate changes and impacts that result from cumulative greenhouse gas emissions
Predicting allowable emissions for global climate change policy targets
Assessing national contributions to and responsibility for global warming
Modelling coupled climate and human economic system dynamics
Building interactive visualizations of climate mitigation and policy options
Selected MSc and PhD students will be offered a competitive funding package based on a combination of Concordia Fellowships and Awards, Teaching Assistantships, and graduate stipends drawn from Dr. Matthews’ available research funding. PhD students accepted to the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment are guaranteed a minimum funding package of $20,000 per year for three years.
How to apply
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018 (for September 2018 entry)
If interested, please send your CV, your grade point averages for your previous programs and a brief statement of qualifications for this position to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please consult the department website to learn more about the research interests of other faculty in our department, who may be available for graduate supervision.
Meredith Evans Coordinator, Graduate Recruitment, Admissions and Retention Faculty of Arts and Science M.Evans@concordia.ca