Careers with NCST

Want to change the world, today? Consider joining us in research and staff career positions.

A great location to work

The NCST's home location is at the University of California, Davis. Our offices are located in West Village at UC Davis, the nation’s largest planned zero-net energy community. You will work in partnership with leading innovators in sustainable transportation research, where results move from university to industry practice and public policy in the span of months, not lifetimes. You could live steps from your office in an energy-efficient home, in a vibrant university town located 10 miles from Sacramento and 90 minutes from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Available Positions

Policy Director - Accepting applications through April 5, 2023
The Policy Director will have the primary responsibility for the external engagement activities of the NCST, ITS-Davis Statewide Transportation Research Program, and the Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center at UC Davis, particularly linking policymakers to appropriate expert researchers at UC Davis and the NCST partner universities. The Policy Director will be in charge of organizing and running policy forums, webinars, briefings, and symposia to deliver research findings to the policy-making community and practitioners, and will manage the development and dissemination of policy-relevant communication materials (e.g., policy briefs). The Policy Director will work closely with funders to ensure that NCST research benefits their agency and the broader policy-making and practitioner community.