Assistant Research Engineer - Blum Center - College of Engineering - Berkeley, California
University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Research Engineer - Blum Center - College of Engineering
Open date: July 27th, 2017
Next review date: August 16th, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: August 16th, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
UC Berkeley research center, The Blum Center, in the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant Research Engineer in Business, Engineering or in a closely related field at the time of application. The candidate will perform work under Professor Alice Agogino.
This is a part-time, one-year position at 50% time and is renewable depending on availability of funding and satisfactory performance. Anticipated start date is as soon as possible.
The primary duties of this position are to coalesce, collaborate, and originate research for the Blum Center as directed by the Faculty Director, Education Director, and Executive Director. This includes original research such as case studies profiling novel interdisciplinary research endeavors, student or faculty led entrepreneurship and innovation, and insights from workshops/seminars hosted by or funded by the Blum Center. In particular, the researcher will generate knowledge and case studies about integrated InFEWS content and research including efforts aimed at adaptability from lab/local to global field sites and scale. This may also include research centering on, but not limited to, student engagement and outcomes around the pursuit of socially motivated innovations, multidisciplinary applied research efforts at the nexus of food, energy and water, and how investing in programs such as OnRamp and Big Ideas has generated impact. In addition, it will be important for this person to be able to communicate this research to the public and potential partners.
• Must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Business, Engineering or in a closely related field at the time of application.
Additional Qualifications (by start date):
• Experience in fields such as Entrepreneurship, Development Engineering, Impact Design, Technology Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, or Technology Firm Leadership.
• Experience in research, analysis and publication in the context of multidisciplinary innovations for developing economies, entrepreneurship, social innovation, social startups and social finance.
• Ability to conduct independent research on multidisciplinary efforts, demonstrated writing and communication skills.
The full-time annual salary will be $108,300.
To apply go to http://apptrkr.com/1058802.
Please direct all questions for this position to Maryanne McCormick, firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line: Assistant Research Engineer.
This position will remain open until filled.
To receive full consideration interested individuals should submit application documents as PDFs, which includes:
• Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
• Cover Letter
• Statement of Research
• 2 references required (contact information only): Letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists.
All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
For more information, please visit: https://blumcenter.berkeley.edu/
More information about this recruitment: https://blumcenter.berkeley.edu/
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
2 references required (contact information only)
Primary Skills: See description
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