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Assistant Professional Researcher

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The Plug-in Hybrid & Electric Vehicle (PH&EV) Research Center within the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS-Davis) is seeking to hire a researcher to study consumer issues related to plug-in electric vehicles, fuel cell vehicles, and automated vehicles. The researcher will study consumer perceptions, attitudes, purchase behaviors, vehicle use patterns, and policy related issues. The researcher should have both qualitative and quantitative research experience, in order to develop and conduct surveys and interviews, and analyze the findings for statistical significance. The applicant should also have experience in disseminating research results to policymakers using policy briefs, webinars, and one on one engagement. The researcher should understand the vehicle technologies being studied and be capable of leading a team of students and researchers to develop research protocols and write grant proposals— and analyze the results for publication in academic journals, and in policy briefs.

Job location

Davis, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)