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Postdoctoral Fellow-Life cycle assessment of light-duty vehicle fleets

Employer: Dept. of Civil & Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto

Closing Date: 20-Apr-2021

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Job Description:

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellow (PDF) position in the field of life cycle assessment (LCA) of low carbon light-duty vehicle (LDV) technologies, including alternative fuels and powertrains, at the University of Toronto. The position is available immediately.

The successful applicant will work within an international team (Aramco Asia, University of Nottingham, Automotive Data Center (China)) to develop capabilities to quantify the LDV fleet greenhouse gas emission implications of transport-sector policies. You will have primary responsibility for the development of LCA models and related LDV fleet models for the North American context, while collaboratively developing the modelling framework with project partners. Opportunities will also exist for the candidate to propose novel research directions that match their interests.

The candidate will be a lead contributor to peer reviewed publications in high impact journals, technical reports, and conference proceedings; assist in the supervision of students; and participate in meetings with academic, industrial, and government partners

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