SP is hiring a Research Director. This is a senior position based at the University of Ottawa’s Institute of the Environment, with the possibility of an academic appointment for qualified candidates. See attached job posting for full details.
As a senior member of the SP team, the Research Director will lead the organization’s research initiatives and oversee the academic research network, working with the network coordinator. The Research Director will work collaboratively with other SP associates, steering committee and staff to identify policy-relevant research priorities, generate the research and reports, and direct their dissemination.
The Research Director will also be responsible for: fostering strong links between academics and research users; overseeing research competitions; and promoting SP concepts across academic and policy communities in Canada. S/he will be expected to establish new links with external partners, and build upon existing relationships in order to establish SP as a leading centre of policy-relevant, evidence based research on the environment and economy. The director will also be carrying out his/her own research, as part of this agenda… more on their webpage.