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Postdoctorate position -Development of a simplified, modular LCA tool

Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

Job Type

Full time

The expertise of the Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on Sustainable Engineering and Ecodesign (LIRIDE) focuses on life cycle impact assessment. Internationally recognized for its scientific research, LIRIDE supports industry, SMEs, and organizations in their commitment to true sustainable development supported by life cycle assessment and the circular economy. Located at the University of Sherbrooke (Canada), LIRIDE is seeking applications for the following position.

About the role

This postdoctoral position is part of a research partnership with the organization Écohabitation, driven by environmental issues in the construction field in Quebec and Canada. In order to democratize the use of LCA in the construction field for all stakeholders, this project combines the expertise of LIRIDE and the knowledge of Ecohabitation's partners.


Your qualifications must include a university doctoral degree in civil, building, mechanical, environmental engineering or similar studies with excellent grades. Skills and a strong interest in modeling would be a major advantage. You must have good communication skills. Your admission will be subject to the standard rules of the Université de Sherbrooke (funding secured for the entire project). The project will start as soon as possible or upon mutual agreement. You are expected to contribute to teaching and research activities of the laboratory up to a maximum of 20% of your working time.

Daily work

The work will be carried out within an interdisciplinary team of LIRIDE, in close collaboration with the partner. The team will consist of two PhD students, one postdoctoral intern and researchers. In addition, an integral part of your work is to publish your results in peer-reviewed journals and present them at international conferences.


We look forward to receiving your online application including :



Cover letter

Two references

We will begin interviewing candidates during the summer of 2022.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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