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Grant Writer, Center for Energy Research, Education, and Service (Muncie, IN)

Grant Writer, Center for Energy Research, Education, and Service

Professional contract position available immediately.

Major responsibility  research, write, and facilitate comprehensive external grant proposal development and submission to sustainability-related funding opportunities with federal, state, local, international, corporate, and on-profit funding agencies.

Minimum qualifications:  bachelor’s degree; at least two years of experience in having written and submitted at least one proposal to funding agencies that were granted/issued in excess of $100,000; have knowledge and/or experience with organizations that solicit sustainability-related research, education, and service projects; excellent managerial, technical, and organizational skills; knowledge of various funding agency requirements and proposed submission procedures; excellent writing and research skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Professional suite of products, and an understanding of Grants.gov submission process; ability to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines; excellent attention to detail.

Preferred qualifications:  Research Administrator’s Certificate (CRA); have an understanding of the needs of developing sustainability-related research, education, and service projects; familiarity with other data base search tools such as COS Pivot, Grant Select, Grants Resource Center, and the Foundation Center.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Send letter of application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:
Professor Robert Koester, Director
Center for Energy Research, Education, and Service
Ball State University
Muncie, IN  47306


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Check out the CERES website here.

Education Strategy and Planning Program Manager, Sustainable Communities Collaborative at Penn State (State College, PA)

Penn State’s Sustainability Institute seeks a highly motivated, organized, and action-oriented individual to manage program activities for the Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). The Program Manager will oversee operational activities associated with the SCC, a large-scale, innovative university/community based collaboration that engages PSU faculty and students in existing courses from across the University through real world, community- and campus-identified sustainability projects. Serve as primary point of contact with faculty members and community partners for projects, monitor progress and address any issues that emerge, to ensure projects stay on track and, provide presentations to classes of students associated with projects.

Full job description.

MSc and PhD Scholarship Opportunities in Abu Dhabi

Masdar Institute (MI), in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is offering graduate scholarship opportunities to qualified students in the Science and Engineering field.  The scholarship includes full tuition fees, text books, laptop, accommodation, health insurance, travel expenses and a monthly allowance. Opportunities are also available for Postdocs & Research assistantships. MI is established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and currently operates in close on-going collaboration to develop research and development (R&D) capacity in the country and the region.. focused on sustainable technologies and renewable energy projects.
 
MI is located in Masdar city, close to the AD International Airport, and its campus has unique facilities, state of the art labs, students residence and is fully powered by solar panels.
 
Interested students, Engineers and Scientists who are keen to pursue their graduate education, are encouraged to submit the online application along with all supporting documents. Our Admissions office will evaluate the application and update applicants accordingly.
 
The deadline to receive applications for Fall 2014 is approaching (31st May, 2014) so it’s crucial to submit your application ASAP. We have several students from North America enrolled in MI and we are keen to welcome more qualified students who are passionate about research in the renewable energy field.
 
MI offers 9 MSc programs based on the US graduate education model:
·           MSc Electrical Power Engineering
·           MSc Engineering Systems and Management
·           MSc Computing and Information Science
·           MSc Materials Science and Engineering
·           MSc Mechanical Engineering
·           MSc Microsystems Engineering
·           MSc Water and Environmental Engineering
·           MSc Chemical Engineering
·           MSc Sustainable Critical Infrastructure
 
And a PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering program.
 
Further information on Masdar Institute profile, programs and the admissions requirements is available on our website .

Program Manager, Experience Int’l (Everson, WA)

A challenging, rewarding, full-time salaried position is available with Experience International, a non-profit educational organization based in Everson, Washington. In addition to other programs, EI is designated by the US State Department as a J-1 Exchange Visitor-Trainee Program and brings qualified foreign nationals to the United States for up to 18 months of practical training & work-experience in the fields of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and natural resource management and conservation. Please email cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and references to Director at: ei@expint.org. Learn more.

Education and Development Director, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University

Provides leadership, vision, and strategic planning for the School of Sustainability’s (SOS) education, training, and capacity-building initiatives; represents the Global Institute of Sustainability (GIOS) to corporations, government employers, non-profits, and businesses with the objective of developing and delivering education, training, and capacity-building to organizations that support the GIOS and SOS strategic plan and mission. This position will report to the Dean.

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