Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Applications are encouraged from candidates with a strong disciplinary background in agricultural, environmental, and/or health/social sciences, or in any current or emerging area that will fit within one of our departments: Agriculture & Resource Economics, Animal Science, Biological & Agricultural Engineering, Entomology & Nematology, Environmental Science & Policy, Environmental Toxicology, Food Science & Technology, Human Ecology, Land, Air & Water Resources, Nutrition, Plant Pathology, Plant Sciences, Viticulture & Enology, and Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology. (Appointment will be as an academic year (9-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor.)
Open date: January 18th, 2019
Next review date: February 18th, 2019 – Apply by this date to ensure full consideration.
Final date: April 30th, 2019 – Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
External Job Opportunities
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The California Energy Commission is seeking an Air Pollution Specialist to work in the division of Fuels and Transportation
Under general supervision of the Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) in the Advanced Fuel Production Technology and Planning Unit of the Fuels and Transportation Division, the incumbent may serve as a team lead in the development and deployment of alternative fuel vehicles, fueling infrastructure, and alternative fuel production in California by performing complex technical and analytical tasks. The incumbent will work independently and participate in a team and use scientific principles to evaluate vehicle, infrastructure, and fuel production issues and assist private and public partners to introduce improved vehicles, engines, fueling stations, other related infrastructure, and alternative fuels through joint funding of projects, technical assistance, and education and outreach activities. The primary responsibilities of this position are to identify, assess and prioritize innovative, cost-effective strategies that reduce toxic air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions to provide incentives for cost-effective approaches that achieve the goals of the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) Programs. The incumbent will establish working relationships with other government agencies and industry stakeholders to ensure that the Energy Commission and the ARFVTP have access to current technology information, in order to recommend policy options to maintain and increase the development of incentive programs to meet the policies and regulations associated with alternative and renewable fuels and vehicle technologies.
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