Want to change the world, today? Join us at the Energy Efficiency Center.

We are recruiting for key leadership, research and staff career positions in our renowned Transportation and Energy Research programs.

These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Current Openings

Director of Development and External Relations: Energy Efficiency Center

Under direction of the Energy Efficiency Center (EEC) Executive Director and Faculty Director, the Director of Development and External Relations is responsible for designing, developing, delivering, and administering fundraising programs to increase awareness of and philanthropic and research support for the EEC. The Development/External Relations Director identifies new donor prospects through researching background information on potential donors; develops strategy, materials, marketing plans, and organizing related programs/events;  and cultivates, solicits, and stewards prospects and donors.  The deadline to apply is 11/27/2015. For further information about the position and to apply, click here.

Assistant Professor: Water-Energy Efficiency

The department of Food Science and Technology is accepting applications for Assistant Professor focusing on Water-Energy Efficiency. While the appointment is in the Department of Food Science and Technology, the appointee will have an affiliation with the Center for Water-Energy Efficiency. The position is for a 50% academic year (9-month) tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor and 50% academic year (9-month) Assistant Professor in residence (50% non-General funds). The appointee is expected to develop, translate, and disseminate science- and policy-based research to advance innovation in resource use efficiency in coupled water-energy systems. The successful candidate will focus, in part, on food systems. Such a systems level approach will likely involve strong partnerships with water and energy utilities; commercial, industrial, institutional, and agricultural sectors; and local, state, and federal agencies and organizations. Click here to learn more.

About our programs

Our offices are located in the brand-new West Village at UC Davis, the nation’s largest planned zero-net-energy community.

You will work in partnership  with leading innovators in sustainable transportation energy research, where results move from university to industry practice and public policy in the span of months, not lifetimes.

You could live steps from your office in an energy-efficient home, in a vibrant university town located 10 miles from the California capital and 90 minutes from the San Francisco Bay Area.

All these research groups are co-located at UC Davis West Village: