Jobs

Want to change the world, today? Consider joining us for key leadership, research and staff career positions in our Transportation and Energy research programs.

Available positions

Assistant Director
Energy Futures Modeling Group

Under the general direction of the Director, the Assistant Director of the Energy Futures Modeling Group will manage research on US and global transportation energy scenarios. This person will be responsible for integrating the key STEPS/EF research projects into comprehensive and holistic scenarios for transitions in the international transport sector. The candidate will work directly with STEPS faculty and students to focus the work toward development of transition models, and production of particular journal articles, white papers and synthesis research reports. In addition, this individual will provide support on fundraising and management of sponsor relationships, as well as co-manage project tracking and communications with the Program Manager.

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Post-Doctoral Reseacher (2)
Sustainable Freight Research Center

These positions will support the growth of the Sustainable Freight Research Center program and expand its research activities on freight and future mobility with a number of comprehensive/multidisciplinary efforts. Screening of applications will begin immediately, and recruitment will continue until the posi­tion is filled. Interviews with applicants will be scheduled via phone or videoconference, and in-person informal interviews will be held during the TRB 2019 meeting.

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Post-Doctoral Reseacher (3)
Energy Futures Program

The Energy Futures Program of the University of California, Davis is recruiting up to three talented postdoctoral researchers to support the growth of the program and expand its research activities on future mobility with a number of comprehensive/multidisciplinary efforts.

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Post-Doctoral Reseacher (2)
3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program

The 3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program of the University of California, Davis is recruiting up to two talented postdoctoral researchers to support the growth of the program and expand its research activities on future mobility with a number of comprehensive/multidisciplinary efforts.

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Researcher
Plug-in Hybrid & Electric Vehicle (PH&EV) Research Center

This research position will study consumer issues related to plug-in electric vehicles, fuel cell vehicles, and automated vehicles, as well as consumer perceptions, attitudes, purchase behaviors, vehicle use patterns, and policy related issues.

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Transportation Policy Post-Doctorate Researcher
3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program
Policy Institute for Energy, the Environment, and the Economy

This research position will include applied academic research relating to the societal and environmental impacts of vehicle automation, electrification and shared mobility. This could include serving as a principal investigator for research projects, or assisting in implementing research projects led by ITS faculty and researchers.

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A great location to work

Our offices are located in 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 Sacramento and 90 minutes from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Photo of UC Davis West Village by David Lloyd

Our research locations

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