Employment Opportunities

Executive Director-Energy Transition Lab, University of Minnesota Law School

The Energy Transition Lab - funded jointly by the Institute on the Environment and Office for the Vice President of Research and located in the law school - will work in partnership with leaders in government, business and non-profit organizations to advance the needed energy transition. It will focus on collaborative law and policy projects that have the capacity for on-the-ground impact. The Executive Director will oversee administration, operations, research and start-up activities. The position requires a J.D. degree; expert knowledge of energy law and energy transition (including in Minnesota specifically); and relevant senior-level leadership experience. Click here for a detailed description and instructions on how to apply. Review of applications begins immediately and priority deadline is April 11th. If you have questions about the position, please contact the Energy Transition Lab program assistant, Erin Sikkink (esikkink@umn.edu).

Research Fellow

The research fellow will work with the project manager, research assistants, IT staff, and other research staff to collect, prepare, and develop dissemination tools for population and environmental data. The researcher will conduct inventories and evaluate data available from governmental, NGO, and academic sources and will facilitate acquisition of identified data. She or he will participate in preparation of data for inclusion in the TerraPop collection, including preparing metadata in accordance with recognized metadata standards.

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