Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge in area of specialization. Develops understanding and skills to allow for completion of assignments that cross fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.
Receives/Reviews progress and evaluates results of experiments or projects under control or supervisory responsibility.
Recommends changes in research, testing or experimental procedures.
May be responsible for a single highly technical and complex piece of research equipment.
May review and evaluate the effectiveness of personnel.
May plan for and assign personnel to projects under control.
Operates with latitude for unreviewed action.
May receive general supervision conferring with higher levels only in unusual situations.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Additional Job Posting Information:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Public Policy, Circular Economy and Sustainability
UH Energy and the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston are looking for a postdoctoral research fellow specializing in environmental policy with focus on the circular materials and the circular economy. The position is available immediately and for up to two years.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position is designed to be a career-building step for scholars in environmental policy. Primary duties for the scholar are to develop his or her research program in environmental policy with applications to problems pertaining to the public policy dimensions of the circular economy, circular materials, life cycle of materials, and sustainability. The postdoctoral fellow will also support the Hobby School and UH Energy in research, grant applications and outreach. During the academic year the fellow will teach one or two courses on the public policy dimensions of the circular economy, environmental policy, and sustainability.
Interested candidates should submit the following:
(1) CV or resume
(2) Cover letter highlighting the skills relevant to the proposed position
(3) Two representative manuscripts or publications
(4) Contact information for three professional references
Review of candidates will start on 10/30/2021; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Gail Buttorff (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Pablo M. Pinto (email@example.com).
Doctoral and No experience
Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed.No experience is required.
Required: PhD in Public Policy, Political Science, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies or related fields.
Applicants with, or nearing completion of, a doctoral degree in fields mentioned above will also be considered. The successful candidate is likely to demonstrate expertise in quantitative methods, potential for publishing research, a collaborative/respective approach to work, and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects to achieve performance objectives. Individuals with cross-cutting disciplinary and methodological interests are particularly encouraged to apply. The applicant must also have strong written and oral communication skills.
Resume,Curriculum Vitae,Cover Letter/Letter of Application,Publications
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