Post-doctoral position in Energy Conservation and Sustainability at UCLA

Relevant disciplines are economics, psychology, business strategy, organizational behavior, and operations management but others can be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with strong quantitative analytical skills.

The candidate will take a leading role in the UCLA ENGAGE research project funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation on Behavioral Responses to Advanced Energy Metering Technology.

ENGAGE investigates how real time appliance level energy usage can induce conservation behavior. ENGAGE has equipped 120 apartments at UCLA with appliance level electric metering to experiment with real-time information feedback. ENGAGE experiments with different message to identify best practices to induce conservation. More information on the project can be found here http://engage.environment.ucla.edu/.

The post-doctoral position will be located in the Center for Corporate Environmental Performance. http://www.environment.ucla.edu/ccep/.

The candidate will work with Professor Magali Delmas, Professor Noah Goldstein and Professor William Kaiser in an interdisciplinary team including social scientists and engineers.

Starting date is summer 2013. Applicants should hold a PhD and strong demonstrated potential and interest to conduct research. The annual stipend will be $65,000 per year including benefits. The position will be for 12 to 24 months.

To apply for this post, please email your CV and letter of interest to: Professor Magali Delmas (delmas@ucla.edu).