Join our pioneering team at the University of Canterbury in advancing climate adaptation research. We are always on the lookout for motivated students and postdocs to join the group. If you’ve had a look around our website and you’re interested in working with us, please do get in touch. Likewise, if you have an idea for a project, get in touch and include a brief introduction of your experience, research interests and goals.

  • Postdoctoral researchers
  • Graduate students
  • Undergraduate students (honours or summer research or research assistants)

Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch is a rare city where you can surf in the morning and ski in the afternoon, making it an exceptional place for outdoor enthusiasts. There’s an abundance of activities to choose from, including hiking, biking, trail running, and climbing, all within an hour or two drive from the city. With its sustainable transport options, urban living, and bustling nightlife, Christchurch is a vibrant  and fun place to live.

Current Opportunities:

PhD studentship – wildland fire modelling and risk assessment

This particular project is a fully funded three-year PhD scholarship to work on a wildland fire modelling and risk assessment under the supervision of Dr Andres Valencia (senior supervisor), Assoc. Professor Marwan Katurji (co-supervisor) and Tom Logan (co-supervisory).

For more information check out the role description.