The Gund Institute recruits Research Faculty, Postdoctoral Associates, PhD Research Assistantships and creates research opportunities for undergraduate students.

These research positions catalyze collaborative research at UVM and beyond, enhance capacity in strategic areas, and provide outstanding professional development for early career scholars.

The Gund Institute seeks partnerships with UVM units and external organizations to co-sponsor additional research positions.

Research Faculty

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The Gund Institute will recruit 1-2 new Research Faculty positions annually starting Fall 2018.

Research Faculty advance strategic initiatives and accelerate transdisciplinary research and solutions at UVM and beyond. Learn about Research Faculty.

Postdoctoral Associates

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The Gund Institute recruits 1-2 exceptional Postdoctoral Associates annually through a competitive postdoctoral program. Learn about Postdoctoral Associates

Gund PhD Research Assistantships


Each year, the Gund Institute recruits 1-2 outstanding PhD candidates to conduct interdisciplinary research on major global environmental challenges.

Gund PhD Research Assistantships include attractive funding packages, world-class faculty mentors, real-world experience collaborating with scholars, government, and business – and a deep understanding of complex global environmental issues. Learn about PhD assistantships.

Undergraduate Researchers

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The Gund Institute offers undergraduate students exciting opportunities to participate in faculty research, conduct thesis projects, attend events and learn from visiting scholars. Learn about undergraduate research.