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The Energy and Resources Group is a col­lab­o­ra­tive com­mu­nity of grad­u­ate stu­dents, core fac­ulty, nearly 200 affil­i­ated fac­ulty and researchers across the cam­pus, and over 600 alumni across the globe. Our stu­dents work­ across dis­ci­plines and depart­ments to cre­ate poten­tially trans­for­ma­tive knowl­edge for the planet. ERG is a world-renowned pro­gram with a 50-year his­tory of out­stand­ing research, edu­ca­tion and outreach to gov­ern­ment, indus­try, and civil soci­ety at the state, national and inter­na­tional levels.

ERG values diversity, equity, and inclusion as exemplified by the following principles of community: we recognize the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors; we embrace open and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal. For more information about our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

ERG is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia. Please click here for information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses.

Currently, ERG is seeking applications for the positions listed below.

ASE Appointment Opportunities for Fall 2023

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GSI and Reader Positions for ENERES 100/200: Energy and Society

(Faculty Instructor: Dan Kammen)

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Energy sources, uses, and impacts: an introduction to the technology, politics, economics, and environmental effects of energy in contemporary society. Energy and well-being; energy in international perspective, origins, and character of energy crisis.

REQUIRED Qualifications: Has taken ENERES C100/C200 (PUBL POL C184/C284) Energy & Society 

GSI and Reader Position for ENERES 131: Data, Environment and Society

(Faculty instructor: Duncan Callaway)

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This course will teach students to build, estimate and interpret models that describe phenomena in the broad area of energy and environmental decision-making. Students leave the course as both critical consumers and responsible producers of data-driven analysis.  The effort will be divided between (i) learning a suite of data-driven modeling and prediction tools (including linear model selection methods, classification and regression trees and support vector machines) (ii) building programming and computing expertise and (iii) developing capacity to formulate and answer resource allocation questions within energy and environment contexts.

GSI Position for ENERES 160: Climate Justice
(Faculty Instructor: Meg Mills-Novoa)

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Climate change is transforming our world in ways we are only beginning to understand, and in many ways we cannot yet imagine. The emerging theoretical and practical lenses of social and environmental justice (EJ) provide tools with which to examine and understand this new world. Using literature, media, and engaged field experiences, this course brings together the scholarship, scientific and engineering innovation, policy, literature and media, and activism around the interacting themes of climate change and social justice.

GSI Positions for ENERES 176/276: Climate Change Economics

(Faculty instructor: David Anthoff)

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This course is a self-contained introduction to the economics of climate change. Climate change is caused by a large variety of economic activities, and many of its impacts will have economic consequences. Economists have studied climate change for more than two decades, and economic arguments are often powerful in policy decisions. The course will familiarize students with these arguments and equip them with the tools to participate in discussions of climate change policy through an economic lens.

GSI Position for ENERES 298, sec.  7: Grant Writing Seminar

(Faculty instructor: Isha Ray)

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The ERG Grant Writing Seminar is offered to all ERG students who are planning to submit a fellowship or grant application during the current academic year. The primary purpose of the course is to help students develop a solid foundation in effective proposal writing and to advance their work on a fellowship or grant application of their choice.  These grant-writing skills are translatable to both academia and the professional world, and are often critical for maintaining funding and engagement across different sectors of work and disciplines. 

Staff, Faculty, and Lecture Job Openings

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