Employment at the N.C. Solar Center

Are you looking for a job that you will love and feel good about? Are you looking for an organization with a fun staff and a passion for new technology and sustainable development? Working in the renewable energy field is unlike any other job you will ever have. Everyone here enjoys a great quality of life while knowing that their job is helping to make the world a better place to live. Besides that, you will have an opportunity to work with some of the nicest people you will ever meet.

About the N.C. Solar Center

Created in 1988, the N.C. Solar Center promotes the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency, clean transportation fuels and technologies, and green building practices through four main program areas:

• technical assistance & demonstration
• policy research & analysis
• education, training & outreach
• technology research, development, & demonstration

The N.C. Solar Center is a part of the College of Engineering at N.C. State University.


About N.C. State University

North Carolina State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, N.C. State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation and commits to diversity and equity.

Please do NOT contact staff directly about any positions (unless otherwise noted). All applications MUST be made online at


Job Openings


Clean Transportation Specialist

The Clean Transportation Technical Specialist will work as part of a team with the Transportation Program Manager at the Center to develop and administer projects that focus on expanding the use of alternative fuels and advanced transportation technologies in North Carolina.


Clean Power & Industrial Efficiency Extension Specialist

The NC Solar Center is seeking an extension specialist to manage Outreach and Partnership for its Clean Power & Industrial Efficiency (CPIE) team, which works to increase deployment of combined heat and power, waste heat to power, district energy and related industrial energy efficiency technologies. This position will provide technical assistance and policy support and CHP partnership development activities in each of 10 states in the Southeast US, including Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.





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