The position is in the Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (TME), Faculty of Engineering, University of New Brunswick (UNB), Canada. A recent Industry Canada report ranked UNB number one in Teaching and Learning, among all Canadian higher education institutions that support entrepreneurship education. In 2014, StartUp Canada recognized UNB with the Most Entrepreneurial Post-Secondary Institution of the Year award.
The Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for TME is dedicated to cultivating new ideas, creative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit in the ever changing world of technology. The Centre offers unique and innovative undergraduate and graduate programs that are designed to ensure students and working professionals with technological backgrounds have the necessary management and entrepreneurial skills to succeed in today’s world.
Description of the position:
The candidate contributes to research of the Centre and the Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Technology Management areas in particular. The postdoctoral fellow position are initially for one year and subject to renewal based on performance.
The candidate will work very closely with industry, startup to develop solutions for the energy sector. The models are focused on artificial intelligence, machine learning and internet of things blockchain in the energy environment.
This position requires the candidate to conduct research including data collection and analysis, writing for publication in academic conferences and journals, and developing grant proposals.
To qualify for the positions, candidates should have:
Completed PhD in a relevant field (Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Applied Economics, Data Science, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Arts) within last two years.
Some experience working with industry.
Econometric analysis with a focus on cluster analysis.
Survey design and conducting structured interviews with utilities and energy consumers.
Applications will include:
Detailed current curriculum vitae
Statement of research interests
The names and contacts of three referees
Start date: Immediate
Send your application by email to Dr. Dhirendra Shukla at the Technology Management & Entrepreneurship Program, Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre, University of New Brunswick email@example.com
About University of New Brunswick
The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is a public university with two primary campuses in Fredericton and Saint John, New Brunswick. It is the oldest English-language university in Canada, and among the oldest public universities in North America. UNB was founded by a group of seven Loyalists who left the United States after the American Revolution.
UNB has two main campuses: the original campus, founded in 1785 in Fredericton, and a smaller campus which opened in Saint John in 1964. In addition, there are two small satellite health sciences campuses located in Moncton and Bathurst, New Brunswick, and two offices in the Caribbean and in Beijing. UNB offers over 75 degrees in fourteen faculties at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a total student enrollment of approximately 11,400 between the two principal campuses. UNB was named the most entrepreneurial university in Canada at the 2014 Startup Canada Awards.