The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

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Job Opening: Lead Hydrologist at Deltares

From Deltares:

Are you looking for a position in an international environment for addressing the hydrological challenges of our customers? We have an interesting vacancy available!


The unit Inland Water Systems has over 175 employees, divided into the following six departments: Operational Water Management and Early Warning, Catchment and Urban Hydrology, Flood Risk Management, River Dynamics and Inland Shipping, Fresh Water Ecology and Water Quality and Water and Delta Management.

The Department of Catchment and Urban Hydrology is involved in a wide range of projects. In the Netherlands we work for Rijkswaterstaat and the Water Boards. Internationally, we are active in projects for the World Bank Group and the Asian Development Bank, e.g. in South East Asia, South-America and Africa. Furthermore, we participate in H2020 projects for the European Union.

We develop new approaches and tools for hydrology at different levels: from the global and river basin scale to the level of districts and roads.

In the interaction with the other units / departments of Deltares we create our added value in projects focussing on integrated water management, forecasting and multi-hazard impact assessment.

The Department currently consists of 25 hydrologists, one third with a PhD. A research and development and a customer-oriented attitude are important to us. The Department is located in Delft, the Netherlands.

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Cold Regions Water and Climate Research Posts: Multiple Faculty, Research Scientist, and Post-Graduate Student Openings in Global Water Futures at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

The University of Saskatchewan recently launched the new Global Water Futures (GWF) water research programme in partnership with the University of Waterloo, McMaster University and Wilfrid Laurier University and with strong support from the Government of Canada. This seven-year, $143 million cold regions water research program will be employing over 750 new tenure-track faculty, research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, post-graduate students and research technicians. Many of these will be hired by the Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) at the University of Saskatchewan over the coming winter and spring. This is an unprecedented opportunity to participate in the largest university-led water and climate research programme in the world, located in the welcoming environment of Western Canada.