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For general questions or to express interest in future employment, please email certjobs@cert.ucr.edu.

Active Recruitments

For the Public


  • California Air Resources Board - Air Pollution Specialist 

The California Air Resources Board’s Research Division has an immediate opening for a dynamic and motivated staff person to guide research related to promoting the use of low-carbon transportation technologies and ensuring the success of sustainable community strategies.  The candidate will identify research needs and manage external research contracts within the context of relevant state policies and programs, and in collaboration with academia, government, industry, and community members.  The candidate should be cognizant of the complexities of transitioning to low-carbon mobility options and understand how these policies intersect with land use/transportation planning and housing.  The candidate's work will also address the roles that technology, infrastructure, and human behavior play in these transitions, and the implications for air quality and climate change.

Please visit the CARB Career Page for more information. 

  • Center for Environmental Research and Technology - Contracts and Grants Analyst 

The Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT) is seeking a Senior Analyst to assist principal investigators (PIs) with pre- and post-award administration of contracts and grants. Under general direction from the Financial Operations Manager, the incumbent will provide leadership and high-level technical support for the proposal submission process and post-award fund administration. This support will include developing a broad foundation of sponsor and university policies.

To apply, please visit: Contracts & Grants Senior Analyst

  • California Air Resource Board - Automotive Emission Test Specialist 

The Automotive Emission Test Specialist class series describes work performed at the State Air Resources Board vehicle laboratory which includes: procuring vehicles from private owners, businesses and manufacturers for inspection and diagnosis of the efficiency of exhaust emission devices to determine if they meet or exceed exhaust emission standards; operating automotive diagnostic test instruments and equipment; interpreting and recording data from computer readout; designing nonproduction testing methods for evaluating new or proposed emission control devices; performing nonroutine tests on new emission control inventions; and monitoring and making adjustments to instruments in the mobile laboratory.

To apply, plese visit: Automotive Emission Test Specialist 


For UCR Students

  • Honda Research Institute USA, Inc. is looking for a research engineer to work on robotic manipulation. The focus of the research is to use vision and tactile sensor data to enable robots to robustly manipulate objects in unstructured environments using machine-learning approaches. As part of the position, the candidate is also expected to communicate with our collaborators–local and international— to formulate project requirements, study state-of-the-art algorithms, and implement novel algorithms to meet the project requirements.
    • Ph.D. or highly qualified M.S. candidate in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field
      - Minimum 2-year experience in deep learning and other machine learning methods
      - Minimum 2-year experience in the following is preferred: tactile sensing, manipulation, grasping, real robots, or physics engines such as MuJoCo and Bullet
      - Good programming skills in either C++ or Python
      - Experience in Robot Operating System (ROS)

    • Duration:
      1-year contract
      How to Apply: Send an e-mail to careers@honda-ri.com with the following:
      - Subject line – Research Engineer: Robotic Manipulation [Job Number P19T01]
      - Recent CV
      - A cover letter addressing the job requirements/qualifications
      Candidates must have the legal right to work in the U.S.A.

  • CE-CERT uses the Handshake website to manage student recruitment.

For CE-CERT Students

Please see the Opportunities for CE-CERT Students section of the CE-CERT intranet.