Applications are now being accepted for the André Hoffmann Fellowship. This is an exciting opportunity for postdoctoral fellows to work at the intersection of society, science and technology, through a co-hosted appointment between the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Faculty of Forestry. The Fellow will be jointly supervised by Forum project directors and an academic supervisor in the faculty (full details in the attached).

Duration and Value: The term is for two years.  Matching funds of up to a CDN $120,000 stipend will be provided in a 50/50 split (over the two-year term), plus a travel and research allowance of up to USD $20,000 per year (this travel budget should include at least one trip to the WEF offices in Geneva per year).

Eligibility: Current postdoctoral scholars appointed in the Faculty of Forestry working in diverse areas and aspects of the forest bioeconomy. Please note the broad array of eligible topics in the attached terms of reference.

Application procedures: Please send the following to: by October 20th

  • A two-page statement of interest that outlines the proposed scope of research, including a short statement of support from the supervisor
  • A current CV

Results of this competition are expected to be announced in November with an anticipated start date of December 1, 2023.

Please direct specific questions about this award to:  Rob Kozak (