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

Faculty Director and Chevron Endowed Chair: Energy Efficiency Center

The University of California, Davis, seeks an internationally recognized expert in energy efficiency science, technology, and policy to lead the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center (EEC) as faculty director and to become holder of the recently established Chevron Chair in Energy Efficiency. The EEC works closely with government, industry, and various research centers to accelerate the development and commercialization of energy efficient technologies. The EEC director will join an exciting and enriching academic environment with a strong cadre of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to the Center’s mission and advancement. The director will provide strong leadership in organizing, managing, and communicating the Center’s interdisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach efforts. The director will actively participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching, conduct research, and provide service to the university and the public. The next review date is 12/15/2015 and the position will be open until filled. For further information about the position and to apply, click here.

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 12/11/2015. For further information about the position and to apply, click here.

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: