The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) is offering a position as “Researcher in Residence” in the field of negative emission technology. The position has been created in support of the four-year PICS Theme Partnership entitled “Solid Carbon: A Climate Mitigation Partnership Advancing Stable Negative Emissions”, which recently received a $1.5 million funding. The project, led by the University of Victoria and Ocean Networks Canada, brings together an international team of researchers with the aim of combining state-of-the-art technologies in a way that has never been conceived until now, to deliver safe and reliable carbon dioxide (CO2) removal. Specifically, it will explore the possibility of turning the greenhouse gas CO2 into rock by permanently injecting it beneath the Earth’s ocean floor.
As stated in the job posting, he Researcher in Residence will mobilize knowledge between research and decision-makers to maximize the utility of climate solutions developed under the Institute’s new Research Engagement Program. The Researcher will also work to attract new partners, and link new opportunities, with PICS research teams. The Researcher will act as a primary interface to government, industry and other partners who are seeking to implement climate change solutions. The successful candidate will be a conduit through which those parties can engage with the academic community with a special focus on the PICS-supported Solid Carbon Climate Mitigation Partnership.
The application deadline is 1st December 2019.
All information about the position and on how to apply here.