Agile Sessions at #ISSST2014

from Alan Bush: You may have heard mention of an Unconference or Open Space facilitation format coming to ISSST, and we’re going to do something similar. It’s a little Archimedes meets Dr. Strangelove. Stay with me, here. We all have had this moment at ISSST: you go to a session, have a conversation over coffee…

Maker Workshop at ISSST – design products for the 21st century!

“The time for mass producing average products for average people is coming to an end.” – Seth Godin There are huge changes happening in the electronic products industry. The investment-capital required for designing, manufacturing, and distributing products has dropped to the floor. End-users are getting smarter and more tech savvy. Thus, industry is faced with…

Extended – ISSST2014 Abstracts due 3 Jan

Several authors have requested more time to prepare and submit their abstracts to the ISSST2014 and as a result, the due date has been extended to 3 Jan. For those abstracts that have been uploaded already, reviews will begin immediately.  Nonetheless, those authors may choose to edit, or revise and resubmit abstracts already in the…

ISSST2014 – Call for Papers updated

Submit Abstracts at http://www.softconf.com/f/issst2014/ Now in its 21st year, the ISSST is the premier conference for research related to the sustainability of systems and technologies. The program covers the spectrum of issues for assessing and managing products and services across their life cycle, and the design, management, and policy implications of technologies and system configurations….

ISSST2014 – Call for Papers updated

Submit Abstracts at http://www.softconf.com/f/issst2014/ Now in its 21st year, the ISSST is the premier conference for research related to the sustainability of systems and technologies. The program covers the spectrum of issues for assessing and managing products and services across their life cycle, and the design, management, and policy implications of technologies and system configurations….

New job opportunity – postdoc, UC Berkeley, Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Postdoctoral Scholar in The Politics of Expertise in Biofuels and Geoengineering Regulation Affiliations: Program in Science and Technology Studies (STS), UC Berkeley Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, UC Berkeley Reports To: Professor David Winickoff The Program in STS at the University of California-Berkeley seeks a postdoctoral researcher to help conduct a qualitative study…

Job opportunities – ASU, tenure track faculty positions in Energy Systems and Sustainability, and Environmental Science and Sustainability

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Energy Systems and Sustainability The School of Sustainability at Arizona State University seeks a high-potential, innovative educator and scholar at the tenure-track, assistant professor level in the field of energy systems and sustainability. Major systemic transformations are underway in energy production and consumption, stemming from global patterns of economic growth, emerging…

New job opportunity – faculty position, RIT, Industrial and Systems Engineering

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION: Rochester Institute of Technology’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. Candidates with exceptional qualifications will be considered at the rank of associate professor. We are looking to build research strength in industrial engineering to complement and support our thrust areas…

New job opportunity – Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Hampshire, two tenure-track positions

MATERIALS AND SYSTEMS/SUSTAINABLE CIVIL ENGINEERING POSITIONS – The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level. The two positions, one in civil engineering Materials and one in Systems/Sustainable Engineering, are part of a cluster hire to expand upon the Department’s focus in the science and engineering…

New job opportunity – postdoc position, UCSB, Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research

Santa Barbara, CA – The Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research (ISBER) seeks a postdoctoral scholar to contribute to the development of interactive online tools for communicating the results of sustainability research to the public.  Work to be performed will advance the state of the art in policy applications of environmental research. Researchers at…