The Graduate School of Design (GSD) at Harvard University is currently looking for a full-time Research Associate to join the research team of a project funded by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundation, titled “Transforming Urban Transport – The Role of Political Leadership (TUT-RPL)”. The candidate will work under the supervision of project director Diane Davis, Professor of Urbanism and Development at the GSD, and in collaboration with an international advisory board chaired by Professor Alan Altshuler (Harvard) that also includes David Banister (Oxford) Robert Cervero (Berkeley), Ralph Gakenheimer (MIT), Barbara Kellerman (Harvard), Patrick Le Gales (Sciences Po), and Jay Walder (Hong Kong). Learn more/apply.
Shareable seeks a Network Director to support the development of sharing city networks. Applicants must be able to commit to a term of at least one year as this position requires substantial relationship-building. The director will be responsible for establishing relationships with and surveying participating cities across the US and Canada, supporting sharing city network organizers and events, researching and compiling training materials, developing a manual for establishing a network, coordinating mentoring support, and promoting our sharing city policy primer. Learn more. For more information, email with “NETWORK DIRECTOR APPLICANT” in the subject line to Mira Luna: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: June 1, 2013
The Center for Urban Ecology (CUE) at Butler University invites applications for Butler’s first Sustainability Coordinator. We seek applicants who share our passion for creative solutions to issues related to campus sustainability, urban ecology, and sustainable cities. Butler University is a recent signatory of the American Colleges and Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) and is looking to build upon this signing to develop innovative and robust sustainability programming for Butler’s campus, viewing the campus as a living laboratory for these programs. Butler’s Sustainability Coordinator will develop and oversee sustainability programming for faculty, staff and students of Butler University and promote Butler’s campus sustainability to local, regional and national audiences. This position reports to the director of the Center for Urban Ecology and will work closely with Butler’s existing Sustainability Council, students, faculty and staff to help develop and execute the University’s sustainability program.