The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment seeks a dynamic, engaged scholar in the field of Sustainable Energy Policy. The ideal candidate will address questions of domestic and international energy policy, including energy markets and economics, and the connections between social, environmental, economic and technological components of the energy landscape as it relates to a transition to a clean energy future. Desirable scholarly foci could include greenhouse gas reductions and climate change mitigation, energy poverty, renewable energy, beneficial electrification, fossil fuel subsidies, and the institutional and policy frameworks guiding the sustainable energy transition. Candidates whose work addresses issues of environmental justice and equity within the context of the sustainable energy transition are especially desired. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vibrant, externally-supported research program, and to teach an introductory course in energy systems along with existing or new undergraduate and graduate courses in sustainable energy and environmental policy appropriate to their expertise and consistent with Departmental needs.
PhD or ABD in Energy Policy, Natural Resource Policy, or similar discipline.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.