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In This Issue:

Front Page
Builders Seek Timely OSHA Citations and Other Reforms
Will You Be the Next Winner of a Digital Camera?
New Southern Nevada Homes Embrace Water Conservation
Coast to Coast
Developer Tactics to Avoid Housing Bust
Economics & Finance
Home Buyers Opt for Upscale Smaller Homes
Builder Confidence on Home Sales Holding Strong
Business Management
What Do You Need From Your Estimating Software?
Seniors Housing
A Holistic Approach to Wellness for CCRCs
Little Consolidation Seen in Remodeling Industry
Ohio Remodeler Named Remodelor™ of the Month
Education Calendar
New Roadless Rule Lets States Choose Forest Protection
Career Staffer New EPA Administrator
Building Quality
Pulte, KB Home Divisions Earn Quality Certification
Deadline for Housing Quality Award Application Nears
Workforce housing
2006 Workforce Housing Awards Open
Workers Make Hard Choices to Pay for Housing
Housing Costs Get Tougher Still for Working Families
ICC to Guide Mexican Codes and Standards Update
Student Chapter Opens at Acosta Job Corps Center
Building Products
Custom Sell Sheets Present Door Glass Upgrades
Builder's Engineer
Good Lawyer — Bad Lawyer
NAHB-Produced Shows on HGTV & DIY — This Week
Research Center Seeks Land Development Expert
Association News
Customize Your Computer’s Cursor With the NBN ‘Hammer’
Tsunami Relief at Almost $350,000
GM Discount Available on More Than 80 Vehicles
Calendar of Events

Research Center Seeks Land Development Expert

The NAHB Research Center is seeking candidate with expertise in land development ― preferably a professor of civil or environmental engineering or related field — for its Scholar in Residence Program. The program is to begin this summer.

The successful candidate will assist with establishing the research center’s National Residential Land Development Technology Center. The program is funded by the National Housing Endowment.

The candidate will be responsible for the identification and compilation of seminal publications, reports and research pertaining to residential land development technologies and techniques. The candidate will also play a key role in planning a roundtable with industry and government leaders for establishing the National Residential Land Development Technology Center and forming a research agenda.


The successful candidate should be an expert in the areas of environmental impacts of land development, storm water management techniques and technologies implementation and research methods for evaluating environmental impacts and environmental protection technologies. The candidate should also have a thorough understanding of federal, state and local environmental regulations and permitting processes.

Other areas of activity may include storm water management, pollution control technologies, brownfield development, onsite water treatment technologies, the relationship of land use patterns to environmental quality and watershed management and modeling

The candidate should be a recognized authority in the fields described, with numerous relevant publications.

The successful candidate will receive a stipend from the National Housing Endowment. Housing will be provided in the NAHB Research Home Park. The start and end date is flexible and negotiable.

Candidates should send their resume and proposal to:

Rebecca R. Barnes, PHR
Human Resources Director
NAHB Research Center
400 Prince George’s Boulevard
Upper Marlboro, Md. 20774
Phone: 301-430-6220
E-mail: careers@nahbrc.org

The Scholars in Residence program was created to strengthen the ties between academic research and the practical day-to-day operations of the residential construction industry.


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