Postdoctoral Associate Position in Clean Energy Justice at Yale University

Yale School of the Environment invites applications for a postdoctoral associate in equitable clean energy development. The successful candidate will support the research and writing of a forthcoming book on environmental justice with Professor Gerald Torres, faculty director of the Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ) with particular attention to tribal energy sovereignty and international just transition. The book will begin with an advanced introduction to the field of environmental justice to which the research will contribute directly.

The successful candidate will also pursue their own research related to these topics in collaboration with Professor Torres and serve as a content/curriculum development expert for new courses in the Clean and Equitable Energy Development Program, a joint program of YCEJ and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY). The hire will work in close collaboration with YCEJ and CBEY staff as a content expert to outline critical skills and knowledge outcomes, content, and ensure the cohesion and connectivity between new courses on clean energy development and energy justice. The hire will design and professionally record content/lectures for online courses in the Clean and Equitable Energy Development (CEED) Program as well as develop teaching case studies for the course.  This is a one-year position with expected reappointment for a second year based on performance.

The Yale School of the Environment is an inclusive workplace that values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly encourages applications from and nominations of women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately, but applications will be accepted until March 15th. The start date of the position is June or July of 2022. The position carries a competitive postdoctoral salary for one year and a comprehensive benefits package.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and their CV, along with a list of at least three references to Gerald Torres, Professor of Environmental Justice at cc’ing YCEJ Program Manager, Kristin Barendregt-Ludwig at

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