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U.S. Passenger Vehicle Senior Researcher (U.S.)

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The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) is an award-winning, independent, global, non-profit research organization that provides data-driven research to policies to reduce the health and environmental impacts of the transportation sector. The ICCT offers a mission-driven and culturally diverse workplace where intelligence, flexibility, transparency, and good humor are highly valued. Join our team of more than 100 talented researchers and operations staff with offices in Washington D.C., San Francisco, Berlin, Beijing, and São Paulo.

 

The ICCT is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Researcher to join the organization’s Passenger Vehicles Program team with a focus on the United States. You will contribute to ICCT’s efforts to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and drive electrification of the U.S. passenger vehicle fleet. You will contribute to a campaign on decarbonizing vehicle manufacturing supply chains and grow our wide-ranging research on vehicle technology, charging infrastructure, and associated policies. You will be based in either our San Francisco, CA or Washington, D.C. offices. You will report to our United States Program Director.

 

You Will:

 

  • Develop and lead complex projects, including collaborations with multiple ICCT team members and external partners
  • Lead technical research on the embedded carbon in passenger vehicle supply chains
  • Lead policy-relevant research projects on electrification and passenger vehicle efficiency
  • Lead the development of comprehensive strategies to influence specific policies on passenger vehicles.
  • Collect data and maintain databases on vehicle technology
  • Conduct rigorous data and policy analysis
  • Write reports, blogs, and other materials for publication
  • Organize outreach activities, such as briefings, meetings, and workshops
  • Engage directly with policymakers and external stakeholders
  • Supervise and mentor ICCT interns and fellows
  • Manage other ICCT staff on collaborative projects

 

You Have:

                                                                                                   

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in engineering, environmental science or policy, transportation, or related field
  • 5+ years of applicable research experience
  • Ability to conduct technical analysis and write concise reports for a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrated skills in data collection, research, analytical methods, and drawing conclusions from analytical research
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Superior proficiency with MS Office and applicable data collection and analysis software

 

Our Benefits:

 

This full-time position will be based in our San Francisco, or Washington, D.C. office. Your salary will be $100,400 (DC) or $110,400 (San Francisco). We offer an excellent benefits package, including hybrid/remote flexibilities, health insurance, substantial paid vacation, retirement contribution with generous 7% employer contribution, transportation subsidies, and other benefits.

 

Application:

 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, two relevant research reports primarily written by the applicant (links to other applicable reports within your resume are also welcome).

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) is an award-winning, independent, global, non-profit research organization that provides data-driven research to policies to reduce the health and environmental impacts of the…

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Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
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