XLab Director Resource Sustainability Innovation Sutardja Center of Entrepreneurship and Technology
The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research with the Sutardja Center of Entrepreneurship and Technology at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for the position of Managing Lab Director of the Resource Sustainability Innovation XLab.
The mission of the Resource Sustainability Innovation XLab at the University of California Berkeley is to conduct scientific research and provide academic training in the fields of environmental science and resource management.
Specifically, we strive to:
Secure funding for and perform original, quality research in environmental science and resource management.
Participate in and encourage interdisciplinary research efforts when possible, and disseminate findings by publishing research in peer reviewed academic journals
This XLab is meant to evaluate critical environmental issues related to natural and human-made disasters.
The XLab will propose to innovate technologies to help mitigate future environmental issues and related disasters.
Collaborate in developing original resource sustainability, technology innovation, and environmental science-based research.
Facilitate and co-author peer-reviewed articles related to Resource Sustainability and Innovation.
Significantly contribute to research supporting curriculum development and oversee implementation for 1-2 courses annually related to the Resource Sustainability space.
Support the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology XLab initiatives by helping to oversee resource sustainability innovation programming and affiliated activities.
Help to oversee and supervise annual student research appointments.
Develop relationships with industry partners to provide Resource Sustainability and technology innovation opportunities to the campus community (researchers, students, faculty, etc.) in the areas of: research, curriculum support, academic projects, startup ventures, internship and career opportunities, and more. Pursuing development opportunities to fund the Resource Sustainability Innovation X-Lab.
Seek collaboration with UC Berkeley and UC-campus units on new curriculum programming (e.g. Professional Master's, summer programs, etc.) to continue UC Berkeley's trajectory to be a leader in the Resource Sustainability education space.
Seek collaboration with other universities with Resource Sustainability research and curricula to expand the impact of Berkeley's leadership in the Resource Sustainability space.
Seek collaborations with incubators/accelerators/venture capitalists, to help Berkeley start-up teams take their ideas to market.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.