Daily Archives: September 6, 2013

Sustainability Distinguished Teaching Fellowship (Emory University, GA)

EMORY UNIVERSITY announces the Sustainability Distinguished Teaching Fellowship, a two-year postdoctoral position (with potential of becoming a three-year position) for an outstanding scholar of applied behavioral social science. This career development fellowship in teaching and research is intended as a stepping-stone to attain a permanent position elsewhere. We seek a specialist in sustainability-related behavior change�individual or organizational�with expertise in social, cultural, economic, and psychological factors affecting sustainability-related behavior. Applicants must have the PhD in hand by January 1, 2014, a strong research record, and a commitment to quality teaching. Fellows will teach two courses per semester, including student opportunities for on-campus research and community-engaged learning. The appointment offers a competitive salary and a yearly allowance of $1000 for research/travel.

Please send vita, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching excellence, and sustainability-related experience, with names and contact information for three referees to: Dr. Peggy Barlett, Search Chair, Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, using this address: sustfellowsearch@emory.edu (electronic submission preferred). Application review will begin October 1, 2013 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Emory University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science (Berry College, GA)

The Environmental Science program at Berry College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2014. Primary teaching responsibilities include core courses in Environmental Science, Geographic Information Systems, and an upper- level elective course in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will establish a strong research program involving undergraduate students, which utilizes the natural resources on our vast and ecologically diverse campus. In addition to a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, the successful candidate should possess a strong interest in service and mentoring students in a residential college environment.

 

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Housing Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator (Stanford University, CA)

Housing Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator is a part-time Fixed Term role that has a work schedule of 20 hours per week.
Job Purpose:  Sustainability is a core value on campus and within R&DE Student Housing. The R&DE Student Housing Sustainability and Conservation Programs Office collaborates with students and staff to foster behavior change, reduce energy and water consumption and waste production in our residences, and to integrate long-term sustainable thinking into how we operate. The Coordinator will support the Office’s goals and report directly to the Sustainability and Conservation Program Manager.

Sustainability Specialist (CA)

 

University of California, Riverside

Under the general direction of the Director of Sustainability, the Sustainability Specialist administers the Waste Diversion Education Program to include data collection, analysis, reporting, training, and communication. The Specialist is also responsible for peer education, advertising, and outreach to promote sustainability initiatives, recruit student volunteers, increase awareness of campus programs, and plan weekly outreach and special events. The Specialist maintains the department’s social media presence by updating the department’s website and blog page.

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AmeriCorps, Various Positions (Boston, MA)

The Boston Local Initiatives Support Corporation office has eleven 1700 hour (full time) LISC AmeriCorps positions available at our non-profit placement partner sites.   LISC is dedicated to helping community residents transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy and sustainable communities of choice and opportunity – good places to work, do business and raise children. Visit our website

Senior Community Organizer (Jamaica Plain, MA)

The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) is a non-profit community development organization committed to revitalizing the Jamaica Plain neighborhood. The Senior Community Organizer will work on development projects and with staff from other departments to help integrate an organizing approach into all aspects of the JPNDC. For more information, visit our website.

Human-Environment Systems (Zurich, Switzerland)

The newly formed Human-Environment Systems (HES) group at ETH Zürich seeks to hire a PhD student, commencing as soon as possible, for a period of up to three years. Our group is part of the Institute for Environmental Decisions, within the Department for Environmental Systems Science. The student would pursue research within the thematic area of energy, development and security (HES:EDS) in an externally funded research project. Qualifications and skills: We seek a person with some degree of background knowledge on energy systems, gained through study or work experience, who is interested in focusing on social science research questions involving quantitative and qualitative methods, leading to a continuing career in research. Learn more at our website.

GIS Support (Medford, MA)

Tufts Technology Services group is seeking responsible students who would like to help support the GIS Center. We are hiring for Fall 2013 semester. 8-15 hours of work per week, between 10am and 5pm. Pay: $12 per hour. The job will entail GIS metadata development, checking and data loading into a spatial database engine/SQL in support of Tuft Geospatial data repository. Preference will be given to students with the following skills: Working knowledge of ArcGIS Catalog and/or willingness to learn more about metadata, database management, spatial database engines, XML or text editing, and data layers. Please send resume and brief description of your GIS experience to Natalie Susmann. Geospatial Data Coordinator: natalie.susmann@tufts.edu x70409

Associate Transportation Planner (Berkeley, CA)

APPLICATION DUE SEPTEMBER 9 AT 5 PM.

 

Salary range: $6,577 – $7,808 monthly. The City of Berkeley is currently seeking applications from highly qualified individuals to fill an Associate Planner position in the Transportation Division of the Public Works Department. The Associate Planner in the Public Works Department works on the City’s employee transportation benefits program, which includes the AC Transit Easy Pass, pre-tax commute benefits, Fleet Car Sharing Program, and Fleet Bicycle Pool. The position also works with transit providers, primarily AC Transit, on transit projects affecting Berkeley, including service planning and stop improvements. The position will also support several grant-funded transportation capital improvements projects, including efforts to upgrade the Downtown BART Station and transit area, develop To apply and for more information about this opening, please visit our website.

Energy Coordinator (Boston, MA)

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), the regional planning agency for Metro Boston, seeks an Energy Coordinator/Energy Planner (hereafter, Coordinator/Planner) to help achieve the local and regional clean energy goals of its long-range regional plan, MetroFuture. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and innovative environment to build a more sustainable and equitable future for metropolitan Boston. Find out more about the MAPC and its energy work.

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