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University of California Berkeley, Department of City and Regional Planning, Faculty Position

Reference: JOB36843
Application deadline: 7 weeks 4 days 16 hours 21 minutes

Faculty Position in Housing and Urban Development 
ID #1829
Department of City and Regional Planning
College of Environmental Design
University of California, Berkeley

The Department of City and Regional Planning (DCRP) at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications for a faculty position in Housing and Urban Development at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor with an expected start date of July 1, 2015.  

The ideal candidate will have teaching and research interests that are highly relevant to housing and urban development.  We are particularly interested in candidates who have strong research and teaching portfolios in areas such as the design of residential and mixed use districts; international housing and land markets, formal and informal; effects of land use regulation on urban design and development; innovations in infill housing; interrelationships of infrastructure and urban development; and the interaction of land and housing markets, public finance, and governance in the US and internationally. Expertise in qualitative or quantitative research methods and experience using digital technologies for design, analysis and visualization are highly desirable. The successful candidate must have the vision and drive to chart new intellectual territory and attract externally-funded research, and must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence.

The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. For more information about DCRP, see: http://dcrp.ced.berkeley.edu .

Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Planning or related field at time of application. 

Applications must be submitted electronically by 11:59PM, Monday, November 10, 2014 via the AP Recruit online application system, http://apptrkr.com/518784

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, summary of teaching experience, and a sample of one or more recent academic publications. Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service is welcome. Applicants should provide contact information only of 3-­‐5 persons from whom we may request letters of reference.*

Queries may be directed to Search Committee Chair at dcrpchair@berkeley.edu with “Housing and Urban Development” in the subject line.  

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. Further information is available at:  http://calcierge.berkeley.edu/. The department welcomes applications from individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academe (e.g., in professional or industry service).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

*Letters of reference are not needed at this time.  Candidates will be notified if they are requested by the search committee at a later date. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.   

University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Assistant or Associate Professor of Community, Economic, and Urban Development

Reference: JOB36842
Application deadline: 6 weeks 2 days 13 hours 21 minutes

The Department of City and Regional Planning in the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design seeks an academic leader in the fields of community and economic development, housing policy and development, urban-oriented real estate development, and related fields. Teaching responsibilities will relate to the Department’s Community and Economic Development concentration, Public-Private Development concentration, and Master of City Planning core curriculum.

The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Individuals with disabilities, and Veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

The appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to begin in July 2015.  Full Professor appointment will also be considered in cases presenting exemplary evidence of past scholarly or academic leadership. The successful candidate will:

  • Be an established or emerging leader in community, neighborhood, and economic development; housing policy and development; urban-oriented real estate development; or urban or metropolitan policy.
  • Possess international and domestic experience, knowledge, and interests.
  • Document a record of teaching lecture, seminar, and/or studio courses at the graduate level, and express an interest in teaching in the Department’s core curriculum.
  • Present a strong record of publication and/or funded research, and be skilled in working collaboratively with faculty and graduate students from disciplines across the School and University.

A Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in planning or other closely allied field is required.

The University of Pennsylvania 
The University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1740 by Benjamin Franklin to create a place that would offer practical as well as classical instruction in order to prepare students for real-world pursuits—a  tradition that persists today. Of Penn’s 24,600 students, half are graduate students. Penn’s 2,550 full-time faculty are associated with 12 schools located on a compact, walkable 280-acre campus in West Philadelphia, adjacent to Center City.  In 2010, Penn researchers secured $1 billion in external support for its research in schools, centers and institutes.

School of Design
The School of Design is distinguished by the breath of disciplines in our school and across the University. PennDesign consists of the Department of City and Regional Planning and four other departments and programs (Architecture, Fine Arts, Historic Preservation and Landscape Architecture). The Department of City Planning offers two degrees, the Master of City Planning, and a Doctor of Philosophy in City Planning; and participates in dual-degree and certificate programs with associated disciplines in the School and others, including the Wharton School, the Law School, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the School of Social Policy and Practice, and the School of Arts and Sciences. 

The Search Committee will begin initial screening on November 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. To be considered, please submit the following:
1.      A letter of intent;
 2.     A curriculum vitae that includes a list of recent publications and externally funded research; and
 3.     The names and contact information of three referees.

To apply, applicants must register their application on the University of Pennsylvania website https://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/

Should you have any questions about the application process, please write to:
Chair, CED Search Committee
c/o Kate Daniel
Department of City and Regional Planning
127 Meyerson Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Email: katf@design.upenn.edu
Subject
Line: “Last Name, First Initial 2015 CED Position”

Please feel free to e-mail any questions you might have about the position, PennPlanning, PennDesign, or the University of Pennsylvania to John Landis (Department Chair) at jlan@design.upenn.edu

The University of Kansas, Dean of the School of Architecture, Design & Planning

Reference: JOB36841
Application deadline: 6 weeks 2 days 13 hours 21 minutes

School of Architecture, Design & Planning
The School of Architecture, Design & Planning is home to the Department of Architecture, the Department of Design, and the Department of Urban Planning. The School has 1,000 majors, 45 faculty members, and is nationally known for its design/build architecture studios, industry sponsored design projects, and award winning research in urban planning.

The ideal candidate will be an intellectual leader among the faculty, and a strong advocate for the teaching and research mission of the School. S/he will be an energetic and conscientious administrator who has a proven record of success, is respected by the disciplines represented in the School, and has the ability to increase necessary resources. As an entrepreneurial leader with a creative vision, the Dean must articulate a mission for the School within both disciplinary and interdisciplinary contexts. In response to the dynamic landscape of higher education, s/he must advance the goals and reputation of the School at the regional, national and international levels. The Dean must also show a commitment to diversity among students and faculty.

Candidates must possess an appropriate advanced degree in one of the disciplines represented by the School and qualify for appointment as a tenured full professor at the University.

Situated in the beautiful, historic, and culturally vibrant city of Lawrence, the School of Architecture, Design & Planning plays a central role in the life of the University of Kansas and recently celebrated its centennial. The University of Kansas is the largest of six public universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents. Founded in 1865, KU is a designated Carnegie comprehensive doctoral / very high research activity university and one of only 34 public members of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). The University enrolls more than 28,000 students and offers students and faculty opportunities to collaborate in its graduate and professional programs which include education, public health, medicine, law, and a number of allied social science disciplines. The University of Kansas is committed to excellence and fosters a multicultural environment in which the dignity and rights of every individual are respected.

The University of Kansas’ Bold Aspirations strategic initiative guides the faculty, research, and staff collective in its commitment to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that change the world. With annual research expenditures exceeding $300 million and an endowment of more than $1 billion, the University’s mission to build healthier communities is particularly embraced by the faculty, staff, and students in the School of Architecture, Design & Planning. The reputation and productivity of its faculty members and staff, and the enduring support of its alumni and agency/industry partners in Kansas and beyond, make the School of Architecture, Design & Planning an inspiring and attractive environment in which to work.

While applications and nominations will be received until a new Dean is selected, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials to the address below by November 1, 2014 to assure optimal consideration.

KU Dean of Architecture, Design & Planning Search
R. William Funk & Associates
100 Highland Park Village, Suite 200
Dallas, Texas 75205
Email: krisha.creal@rwilliamfunk.com
Fax: 214/295-3312

~The University of Kansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer~

Appalachian State University, Assistant Professor in Planning

Reference: JOB36840
Application deadline: 6 weeks 2 days 13 hours 21 minutes

The Department of Geography and Planning (http://geo.appstate.edu) at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure track Planning position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2015. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Planning or a closely related discipline by July 1, 2015. The Department of Geography and Planning seeks a Planner with expertise in Conservancy, Community Development, Historic Preservation, or Planning Methods.

The Department of Geography and Planning currently enrolls undergraduate planning majors and a planning concentration in the Master of Geography program. In addition, our planning curriculum serves Public Administration, Alternative Technology, and Sustainable Development majors. The successful candidate will teach: Town City and Regional Planning; Land Use Regulations; Planning Techniques; and Planning Studio, with the opportunity to develop and teach advanced courses in their specialty. Applicants must provide evidence of teaching excellence and should have a commitment to include graduate and undergraduate students in their research plans.

Appalachian State University (http://www.appstate.edu) is a member institution of the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Located in Boone, NC, in the beautiful Blue Ridge, the University has over 17,500 students and is among the top public Master’s degree-granting universities in the Southeastern United States. Appalachian State University resourcefully blends teaching and research, with an emphasis on undergraduate education. Applicants will be expected to maintain an active research program including the pursuit of external funding. Secondary responsibilities include supervision of student research, advising undergraduates, and service to the department, university, and discipline of planning. In addition, the faculty member will be encouraged to pursue interdisciplinary collaborations as part of existing research clusters on campus related to planning.

Review of complete applications will begin November 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a single PDF file to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Richard Crepeau, at plnsearch@appstate.edu. The PDF file must contain: (1) a 2-page letter of application; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of graduate school transcripts; (4) a list of three references, including names, email addresses, and telephone numbers; (5) a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy; (6) a 1-page research plan; and (7) a list of links (full URL) to recent peer-reviewed scholarship.

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence among its faculty, staff and students; to the principles of diversity and inclusion; and to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free of all forms of discrimination. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Dr. Richard Crepeau at plnsearch@appstate.edu, (828) 262-7052. Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Ball State University, Department of Urban Planning, Assistant Professor

Reference: JOB36839
Application deadline: 7 weeks 6 days 14 hours 21 minutes

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF URBAN PLANNING
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
MUNCIE, INDIANA

Tenure-track faculty position available August 21, 2015.  Responsibilities:  teach introductory undergraduate environmental design and planning courses, including lecture and seminar courses in planning at undergraduate and graduate levels according to individual faculty interests and program needs; keep abreast of recent developments in scholarship and practice in the planning and development field and incorporate into teaching; pursue personal scholarly research and publications; contribute to professional, public and institutional service.  Minimum qualifications:  Ph.D. or terminal professional degree in planning or closely related field, and where at least one degree at baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral levels is in planning; demonstrated promise or experience in teaching at the university level.  Preferred qualifications:  Ph.D. in planning or related field; AICP membership; professional planning experience with increasing responsibilities; teaching experience and ability to teach a variety of courses; expertise in planning and urban history and theory, land-use law, transportation planning, and/or real estate development; demonstrated or potential for scholarly and/or professional research productivity.

Send letter of application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for at least three references to:  Michael Burayidi, Chairperson, Department of Urban Planning, Ball State University, Muncie, IN  47306.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  (www.bsu.edu)

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

University of California Berkeley, Department of City and Regional Planning, Faculty Position

Reference: JOB36838
Application deadline: 7 weeks 4 days 13 hours 21 minutes

Faculty Position in Transportation Planning
ID #1916
Department of City and Regional Planning
College of Environmental Design
University of California, Berkeley

The Department of City and Regional Planning (DCRP) at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications for a faculty position in Transportation Planning. The position will be filled at the tenured Associate Professor or Professor level with an expected start date of July 1, 2015.  

We seek candidates who have established strong research and teaching portfolios relevant to U.S. and/or international transportation planning, in such areas as non-motorized and public transportation; urban transportation systems in the developing world; equity in transportation planning; new technologies for transportation planning and services; transportation infrastructure finance; and the connections of transportation planning to urban design, environmental sustainability, and climate change planning. Experience using a variety of qualitative and quantitative research methods, expertise using digital technology for analysis and visualization, and past work on urban transportation challenges in a global context are highly desirable. The successful candidate must have the vision and drive to chart new intellectual territory, demonstrate a sustained record of externally-funded research, and show a strong commitment to research and teaching excellence. 

The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. 

Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Planning or related field at time of application. 

Applications must be submitted electronically by 11:59PM, Monday, November 10, 2014 via the AP Recruit online application system, http://apptrkr.com/518232

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, summary of teaching experience, and a sample of one or more recent academic publications. Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service is welcome. Applicants should provide contact information only of 3-­‐5 persons from whom we may request letters of reference.* Candidates will be notified if referees are contacted. 

Queries may be directed to Search Committee Chair at dcrpchair@berkeley.edu.  

For more information about DCRP, see: http://dcrp.ced.berkeley.edu 

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. Further information is available at:  http://calcierge.berkeley.edu/. The department welcomes applications from individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academe (e.g., in professional or industry service). 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:  http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

*Letters of reference are not needed at this time.  Candidates will be notified if they are requested by the search committee at a later date. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.

Ryerson University, School of Urban & Regional Planning, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Reference: JOB36837
Application deadline: 42 weeks 6 days 17 hours 21 minutes

The School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University (http://www.ryerson.ca/surp/) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor effective July1, 2015, subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching and research agenda of the School as well as the mandate of the Faculty of Community Services and the University. S/he will be expected to teach a variety of core and elective professional urban planning courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Specifically, we seek a candidate who will be an engaged instructor in contemporary land-use planning studios, complemented by planning theory.

The successful candidate must have an accredited degree in Planning, will hold a PhD in Planning (or a related field) or be ABD with a defense date set. The Greater Toronto-Hamilton-Oshawa Region and the surrounding Greenbelt is one of North America’s fastest-growing metropolitan regions facing many opportunities and challenges. We seek a colleague whose research, teaching and practice will make innovative contributions focused at the regional scale.

S/he will be expected to demonstrate high-quality teaching, a strong research profile and an emerging scholarly record, as well as the capacity for collegial service in the School, the Faculty, the University, the profession, and the community at large. Additional considerations in our selection process include: eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners; teaching experience in a studio setting; professional planning experience; demonstrated potential to fund, conduct and disseminate research; and strong technical skills including the uses of graphic communication and design software packages.

The School of Urban and Regional Planning, consisting of approximately 400 undergraduate and 65 graduate students, prides itself both on the quality of its teaching and the breadth and excellence of its research. The School offers a four-year undergraduate planning degree, a two year Post-Baccalaureate planning degree and a Master of Planning degree in Urban Development, all of which are professionally accredited by the Planning institutes of Canada. The School is a significant contributor to planning education in Canada and is particularly well known for the quality of its applied approach to planning education, especially studio-based teaching, and its excellent students. We have a large, loyal and engaged alumni network, and last year we celebrated the 40th anniversary of our first graduating class.

Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally-diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The university is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning and has an active "city building" agenda led by the President’s office. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada. The School is actively engaged in two new research centres: The Centre for Urban Research and Land Development and the City Building Institute.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/agreements/rfa_agreement/index.html. The RFA’s website can be found at: http://rfa.ryerson.ca/ A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:

http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html

Applicants are asked to apply online at https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty by submitting a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two recent writing samples, results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence such as a teaching dossier), and the names of three references. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. Please note that applications sent by mail or by fax will not be accepted. Confidential inquiries can be directed to Christopher De Sousa (chris.desousa@ryerson.ca), Director, School of Urban & Regional Planning and Chair, Departmental Hiring Committee (DHC). Priority will be given to those who apply on or before November 24, 2014 however applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

The Ohio State University, Department of City & Regional Planning, Trott Visiting Professor

Reference: JOB36836
Application deadline: 5 weeks 1 day 15 hours 21 minutes

The City and Regional Planning Section of the Knowlton School of Architecture (KSA) invites applicants for the Trott Visiting Professor position (rank Assistant Professor) for January through May of 2015.

Consistent with the University's Discovery Themes (see https://discovery.osu.edu), we seek candidates whose research focuses on data analytics (including GIS or spatial statistics) as applied to sustainability, environment and energy, and/or regional planning. The successful candidate will have an applied approach to research and be well-grounded in the theory and practice of planning. The Trott Vising Professor is expected to give at least one public presentation of his or her research; beyond that, our interest is in developing connections throughout the University via regular interactions with faculty and students. The Trott Professor will have the opportunity to teach (or co-teach) courses, seminars or graduate-level studios if he or she wishes. Preferred qualifications include a PhD in planning or a related field and experience working in an interdisciplinary environment.

Located on the main campus of The Ohio State University (OSU), the City & Regional Planning section offers a professionally accredited master of city and regional planning degree, along with a research oriented doctoral degree. The program also has an undergraduate major and the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to all of the academic programs. The C&RP section has 13 faculty members, 119 undergraduate students, 98 master’s students, 28 PhD students, and is active in research, teaching and service, alongside programs in architecture and landscape architecture. Increasingly our curriculum encourages students to work with diverse disciplines across the College of Engineering and the University to develop individual areas of concentration. Since its inception in 1956, the C&RP program has produced some of the most influential and effective planning professionals in the world. The program's high quality and large size offer a challenging and stimulating learning environment for its students. Students work closely with the faculty and explore a wide range of topics geared toward improving physical, spatial, social, economic, and environmental quality of life for people. The program has an outstanding internship program in which more than 90% of master’s students have 20-hour per week paid internships (some with tuition and fee waivers) with public and private planning agencies in the metropolitan area.

Applicants must send (by mail or email to conroy.36@osu.edu in pdf format): 1) a letter describing research and teaching interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) three examples of scholarly work; and 4) contact information for three references (please provide name, title, address, telephone number, and email)

to: Dr. Maria Manta Conroy
City & Regional Planning
The Ohio State University
275 W. Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1138

Questions about the position or the search should be directed to Dr. Maria Manta Conroy, Chair, C&RP
Search Committee, at conroy.36@osu.edu. Additional information about the City & Regional Planning section and the KSA can be found at http://knowlton.osu.edu

Early application is strongly encouraged. Reviews will begin in late October and committee members will be available at the ACSP conference to discuss the position. Reviews will continue until the position is filled.

The Ohio State University has a strong commitment to diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. The University is an AA/EEO employer, committed to maintaining a climate supporting equality of opportunity and respect for differences.

Advertisement issue date: 9/9/2014

University of Arizona, Assistant Professor in Planning-Water and Climate Focus, Tenure Track

Reference: JOB36835
Application deadline: 1 week 6 days 15 hours 21 minutes

The University of Arizona, Assistant Professor in Planning-Water and Climate Focus, Tenure-track

Position Summary: The College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA) at the University of Arizona is in the process of hiring multiple positions in architecture, planning, landscape architecture, and real estate development.  It is an exciting expansion of the College positioning it as one of the leaders in collaborative and interdisciplinary environmental design and planning in the American Southwest.

As a national leader in sustainable design, planning, and management for challenging climates, CAPLA advances the University as a premier institution devoted to environmental sustainability, entrepreneurialism, and health and well-being. As a professional college, CAPLA's Core Mission and strengths are training urban planners, landscape architects, and architects to work effectively in our local conditions and to easily transfer this knowledge to less extreme environments. As a campus leader in community engagement, CAPLA continues to advance the University's historic land-grant mission through design and planning assistance to diverse communities throughout the state of Arizona and the world.

Our facilities are considered extraordinary; studios are bright and airy, computer labs are spacious and up-to-date and we have a state-of-the-art GeoDesign lab. We enjoy our multiple award-winning Underwood Family Sonoran Landscape Laboratory and building with spectacular views of the Santa Catalina Mountains.

Tucson is a welcoming, diverse, and family friendly community. Surrounded by five majestic mountain ranges, you will enjoy the beautiful weather, rich cultural heritage, and southwest lifestyle. While over half a million people now reside in Tucson, bringing businesses, attractions, and tourism, it also still has a familiar sense of local community. The University of Arizona is the second largest employer in Tucson, and is located in the heart of the city.

We take particular pride in our friendly collegial atmosphere and our extraordinary community of designers and planners working in one of the most inspirational environments in the world; the Sonoran Desert.

CAPLA is comprised of two academic departments:  The School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, and The School of Architecture. In addition the nationally renowned Drachman Institute serves as the College's primary research, service and outreach center.

The Master of Science in Planning (MSP) Program in the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning is seeking to fill one tenure-track faculty teaching/research/service position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in the 2015 academic year. We seek individuals with a PhD in Urban Planning or a closely related field. 

As a fully accredited graduate Master of Science in Planning Program we believe that our rich cultural heritage and physical environment of the Southwest provides us with an invaluable resource for the study and practice of the planning profession. Our curriculum focuses on preparing students for practice by engaging them with real-world challenges that face society and the environment.

The successful candidate will align their professional direction with the University's “Never Settle” Strategic Priorities through:

Engaging:  Engage students in professionally-based practice teaching and graduate individuals who will be sought out by top environmental design firms and public agencies.  Assist in the development of new and on-line courses in sustainable practice.

Innovating:  Promote strengths in sustainable urban design, planning and engineering: site performance monitoring; and the development of new materials, techniques, infrastructure, products and technologies to address climate change, carbon reduction, and water sustainability.  Expand interdisciplinary collaboration and the number of externally funded projects involving extra-college partners.

Partnering: Strengthen strategic partnerships with environmentally-oriented agencies, foundations and industry partners at a local, regional, and national level. 

Synergy:  Advance collaboration and relationships within CAPLA Programs and across the vast array of extraordinary university colleagues and departments.

Duties and Responsibilities: We seek individuals who have a record of excellence in teaching, demonstrate technical proficiency in their area of expertise, and possess the ability to thrive in a highly collaborative research environment. We value collegiality and the ability to work in interdisciplinary teams that advance practice, scholarship, and community engagement. Although experience in arid climates is desirable, candidates who have experience in other bio-climatic regions are encouraged to apply but should articulate an ability to adapt to a desert city/environment focus.

Water and Climate Teaching Focus: The successful candidate will support CAPLA Focus Areas of Climate, Water, Habitat and Energy specifically via their strong emphasis in urban physical planning. Teaching may include courses in the areas of water, energy, climate adaption and urban and regional habitats. Candidates with skills in GIS, geospatial analysis, geoinfomatics, visualization, and other enabling technologies are highly desirable. The successful candidate will be poised to engage, partner, and collaborate with colleagues in CAPLA and beyond to further innovate and synergistically compliment the Programs core strengths and applications in GeoDesign.

Applicants should be willing and able to mentor planning graduate students geared towards professional practice but also serve on thesis committees in planning, architecture, and landscape architecture. The best candidates will be highly motivated and organized individuals with exemplary interpersonal and communication skills.  

Immediate Supervisor: Director of the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Lauri Macmillan Johnson, ljohnson@email.arizona.edu 520-621-8790

Minimum Qualifications: Master of Science in Urban Planning, Master in Real Estate Development or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Urban Planning, Real Estate or a closely related field.  

For more information about CAPLA, the University of Arizona and Tucson please go to http://capla.arizona.edu/share-our-passion

To apply for the Assistant Professor in Planning-Water and Climate Focus, Tenure-track position please find job number 56450 at: https://www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1410899954477

Candidates should submit letter of interest including a statement of qualifications and intellectual/professional interests, complete curriculum vitae, and list of three professional references.

For questions, please contact the search committee chair, Gary Pivo PhD, gpivo@email.arizona.edu or 520-561-6134. Reviews will begin October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. 

 

 

Temple University, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Reference: JOB36834
Application deadline: 7 weeks 1 day 16 hours 21 minutes

Temple University’s Department of Community and Regional Planning (CRP) in the School of Environmental Design invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor.  The position will start in fall 2015. We are seeking a dynamic individual who appreciates teamwork in a supportive, collegial environment and is committed to furthering planning practice, education and scholarship.

Located on Temple’s Ambler campus, northwest of Philadelphia, our department offers both a Bachelor of Science in Community Development and a Master of Science in Community and Regional Planning (http://www.temple.edu/ambler/crp).   The faculty is distinguished by rich professional experience, which enables us to offer an educational program steeped in the craft of planning.  CRP faculty collaborates with Temple’s Center for Sustainable Communities (CSC).   Since its formation in 2001, the CSC has generated over $10 million in externally-funded planning studies focused on public policy and infrastructure. 

We are seeking candidates with expertise in applied analytical methods in community development and planning practice.   The candidate would be expected to teach courses that cover the theories and skills that enable professionals, policy makers and activists to effectively address economic and environmental inequities, respect cultural differences, and advocate, plan and implement projects, programs and policies to achieve equitable and lasting changes in residents' quality of life. The ideal candidate would have expertise in applied geospatial analysis with a focus on green infrastructure, urban food systems and other areas that strengthen existing coursework and research.  Expertise in complementary analytical methods such as economic analysis, statistical analysis or advanced computer applications is expected.   In addition to supporting program core courses, this individual would be expected to create advanced methods and place-based planning courses and to develop a relevant research agenda through the Center for Sustainable Communities.

Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The University is a recognized leader in embracing diversity in every aspect of campus life. Our Department sees diversity as fundamental to our efforts to create healthy communities and a just society.   Women, persons with disabilities and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

The minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in planning, social science or a closely related field.  ABDs will be considered, but completion of the Ph.D. prior to fall 2015 is required.   A complete application package includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement regarding research and teaching interests and contact information for three references. 

The review of applications will begin November 7, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Deborah Howe, Department Chair, at 267-468-8301 or dhowe@temple.edu.

 

 

University of California Irvine, Principal Educational Facility Planner

Reference: JOB36833
Application deadline: 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours 21 minutes

University of California Irvine, Principal Educational Facility Planner

Department: Capital Planning
Req No.: 2014-0816
Location: UCI Campus - Irvine

Job Summary: UCI Capital Planning is growing their professional team. Applicants are encouraged to apply to both the Principal Educational Facility Planner and the Senior Educational Facility Planner job postings # 2014-0816 and # 2014-0780

UCI Capital Planning plays a key role in the development of capital projects for the campus, including construction of new buildings, renovation of existing facilities and provision of utility infrastructure.

Under general direction, the Principal Educational Facility Planner performs the highest level of analysis in building space planning, programming, funding, and utilization. The incumbent is responsible for macro- and micro-planning, from large-scale visioning to precise detailing. The work performed by the incumbent has a significant, demonstrable management impact on the ability of UC Irvine to implement capital programs, which enable the campus to meet its educational and research goals. Responsible for providing planning, financial, and technical advice and consultation to the campus in the review, analysis and development of campus and health science programs and projects. Represents the campus needs at various levels within the UC organization.

The incumbent works collaboratively with and makes recommendations to the Director of Capital Planning. Work completed by the incumbent is used as a tool in decision making by executive management (including the Chancellor, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, vice chancellors, and deans) for capital programs and projects as well as other strategic plans. These tools provide vast and complicated information in a simplified (yet accurate) format. The incumbent is responsible for coordinating campus, Regental, State, and other necessary approvals for capital programs and projects.

The incumbent performs work at a principal level, which includes highly complex analyses, with minimal oversight from the Director. Incumbent works independently and possess a broad knowledge base and technical skills. Analysis considers many complex variables and interrelationships and requires knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles and practices of campus administration as well as skill in applying this knowledge to development of new programs, methods, and approaches. Analysis deals with new issues, proposals, and programs.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Career Position.
Final candidate subject to background check.
As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

Please attach your resume. UCI offers excellent benefits including a minimum of 3 weeks vacation per year. To be considered for this position, apply directly on-line at http://jobs.uci.edu, click on Job Listings and find Req. No. 2014-0816 or 2014-0780, or click on the following link: http://apptrkr.com/513230

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning

Reference: JOB36832

The Graduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (IIT) is seeking to expand its program with a tenure-track faculty position. The position is open-rank – both junior and senior academics may apply. The appointment can start in October 1, 2015 or later. Salary and compensation are compatible with Israeli university standards.

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have demonstrated exemplary scholarship and teaching in his/her field (as compatible with his or her academic rank). Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in economics, urban planning or in a related field with an academic background and focus on economics.

We are especially interested in candidates specializing in:
- Urban and regional economics
- Housing and real estate economics
- Spatial statistics, spatio-temporal and data-driven analyses of decision making in spatial planning

Successful candidates will be expected to teach graduate-level economics courses for planners, supervise Master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations, conduct cutting-edge research, and participate in Faculty (school) and university-wide activities. The rank will be determined in accordance with the candidate's record and accomplishments. Prior knowledge of Hebrew is not necessary and teaching may be conducted in English.

About the Technion and the Graduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning
The Technion is the leading university of science and technology in Israel and is regarded among the top institutions of its kind worldwide. In the past decade, three of its faculty members won two Nobel prizes. The Graduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning (within the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning) was founded in 1969. It is the only planning program in Israel offering a Master’s and PhD planning degrees accredited by the Council for Higher Education. The Program was the first program to join the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) as a corresponding member, and the first non-European program to join the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP). Currently there are 140 M.Sc students and 30 Ph.D. students at the program.

The Technion is located in Haifa in the green Mount Carmel area in the northern part of Israel with breathtaking views. The city offers excellent housing, education and other public services and high quality of life. The City is the locus home of much of Israel’s renowned high tech industry.

For more information about our graduate studies, please see the faculty web site at: http://architecture.technion.ac.il/en/
Applicants should submit the following materials in both electronic and hard copy:

1. Letter of interest describing the research areas, teaching experience and future interests.
2. Curriculum vitae including list of publications.
3. Names and contacts of three potential referees.

The review process will start on December 1, 2014 and will continue until the positionis filled.
Applications should submit to Dr. Pnina Plaut Program Chair
arpnina@technion.ac.il
Graduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, 32000 Israel