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University of Utah, Dept. of City & Metropolitan Planning, Director opening, Deadline March 1, 2015

Reference: JOB36915
Application deadline: 4 weeks 2 days 8 hours 7 minutes

University of Utah
College of Architecture + Planning
Associate Professor/Professor and Department Chair, City & Metropolitan Planning

The University of Utah College of Architecture and Planning is seeking candidates for Chair of the Department of City & Metropolitan Planning at the rank of tenured associate or full professor.  It is required for the successful candidate to have demonstrated credentials to ensure the granting of tenure.

The Department of City & Metropolitan Planning (CMP) at the University of Utah is in the midst of tremendous growth and development, offering a significant opportunity for the qualified candidate to influence the program’s direction.  The program is organized around four specialties: ecological planning, smart growth, urban design and small town / resort town planning.  It just recently received a full seven-year accreditation of its professional master’s degree, has launched an innovative undergraduate degree in Urban Ecology and has a young Ph.D. program that is rapidly growing in stature.  Possessing a strong belief in collaboration and interdisciplinarity, the CMP department offers students dual degrees with the university’s School of Business (Master of Real Estate Development) and College of Law (Juris Doctor) and graduate certificates with the School of Architecture (Historic Preservation and Urban Design). Two research centers associated with the department include the Metropolitan Research Center and the Ecological Planning Center.  Considerable potential for research, community involvement, and engagement in city and metropolitan issues exists in Utah’s unique and rapidly growing urban environment. 

The University of Utah, a Research I university and the flagship institution of higher education in the state, ranks among the world’s top 100 universities and among the top 25 public universities in the U.S.   The university is located in Salt Lake City, one of the nation’s most livable environs.  Its quality of life is enhanced by a reasonable cost of living, beautiful scenery, multiple outdoor recreational opportunities, convenient mass transit, and an impressively cosmopolitan culture.  The College of Architecture and Planning seeks to be the spark for transforming the designed world to promote the health and well-being of society and environment through collaborative innovation.  The college aspires to become a nationally recognized incubator of innovative processes of discovery, engagement, teaching and application in the fields of architecture, design and planning.  Its culture is an intimate and supportive place for faculty, staff and students alike. 

The chair is the administrator for the CMP department, charged with setting the direction of the department in alignment with the vision of the college and is responsible for student and faculty recruitment/hiring, curriculum development, budget oversight, and departmental governance.  The chair reports directly to the college dean.

We are seeking candidates with broad-based understanding, experience, and interest in the interdisciplinary challenges of the planning field.  Consideration will be given to candidates with strong research records relevant to the issues of the intermountain west, including growth, urban ecology, transportation, community development, tourism, urban design, health, and engagement with diverse populations. 

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in planning or a related field, teaching experience in a PAB-accredited planning program, a strong record of research and publication, and participation in planning organizations at the national level.  A record of facilitating a diverse community of scholars is especially important.  Administrative experience is desirable and professional planning experience is a plus. 

Qualified applicants must submit a curriculum vita, a letter of application including statements of pedagogical and research objectives for the department, a review of applicable administrative experience, samples of scholarship/research/creative work, and a list of five references (with phone, mail and email addresses)

Review of applications begins March 1, 2015 and will continue until a candidate is appointed.  The appointment is targeted to start August 1, 2015. 

Please address questions for this position to Dr. Joanna Ganning, CMP Chair Search Committee,

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.




Georgia Institute of Techology, Sustainable Communities Educational Initiatives Office, Director position, Deadline 2/16/15

Reference: JOB36914
Application deadline: 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours 7 minutes

Georgia Institute of Technology

Director of the Sustainable Communities Educational
Initiatives Office
(Academic or Senior Academic Professional)

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of
the Sustainable Communities Educational Initiatives Office (SCEIO). SCEIO is being established as part of the Institute’s proposed Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). The QEP is a component of our reaffirmation of accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Tech’s proposed QEP is titled Serve•Learn•Sustain and will focus on efforts to equip our undergraduate students with the knowledge and capabilities to effectively address sustainability challenges and inter--‐‑elated community--‐‑evel societal needs in their professions and their civic lives. More information about the QEP may be found on the Office of Undergraduate Education’ website:

The director will have primary responsibility for the implementation and assessment of the Serve•Learn•Sustain plan and will initially report to the QEP Executive Faculty Co--‐‑irectors with an additional reporting line to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE). SCEIO will be organizationally housed within the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE), and the director will serve as a member of the Vice Provost’ leadership team. The position is a non tenure track academic faculty position; the exact level (academic professional or senior academic professional) will be determined by the selected candidate’ experience and academic qualifications.

• Coordinate the campus--‐‑ide implementation of the Serve•earn•ustain plan as outlined in Georgia Tech’ Quality
Enhancement Plan (QEP), including ongoing communication, marketing, assessment, and coordination with the faculty and various administrative units involved in its infrastructure and planning.

• Hire, supervise, and evaluate professional and administrative staff, including a Program Manager, a Partnership
Development Director, and an Administrative Assistant.

• Develop and implement a set of protocols and metrics to track progress of the plan, as outlined in the QEP

• Prepare reports and presentations, including an annual report, detailing activities, implementation progress, and
achievement of numerical targets, results of assessment activities and future goals and expectations.

• Work cohesively with the Executive Committee to plan and implement Serve•Learn•Sustain activities.

• Collaborate across campus to ensure maximum effectiveness of Serve•Learn•Sustain development and implementation.

• Convene semi--‐‑nnual meetings of the Academic Advisory Council and the Student Advisory Council to facilitate
ongoing communication and feedback regarding Serve•earn•ustain related activities and programs.

• Assist in the development of an External Advisory Board and coordinate annual meetings of the Board in conjunction
with the Executive Committee.

• Develop a template for learning from cooperative and other experiential learning experiences related to

• Coordinate with the Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education on financial and administrative matters related the development and implementation of the office and its programs

• As time and scheduling permits, and based on the selected candidate’s academic qualifications, teach an undergraduate course in an area related to the Serve•Learn•Sustain plan

• Complete other duties as requested in support of Serve•Learn•Sustain or the Office of Undergraduate Education Requested Credentials and Experience:

We seek a creative, innovative, and visionary leader with demonstrated experience achieving goals and effectively implementing new initiatives. The minimum requirements for this position include:

• an earned terminal degree, preferably in a discipline represented at Georgia Tech (a candidate with a masters
degree could be considered if they bring exceptional professional experience related to the subject of the QEP)

• demonstrated project management skills

• at least 5 years of professional experience in a university or related setting

• strong written and verbal communication skills

• evidence of the ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, students, and administrators

Preferred qualifications include:

• professional background in sustainability education and service learning/community engagement programs

• experience with budget management and supervision and development of professional staff

• undergraduate teaching experience and ability to teach an undergraduate course in one of Tech’s colleges

• experience with program evaluation and assessment

• experience with working in or with industrial, NGO, or government organizations on sustainability or service learning programs

About Georgia Tech and the Office of Undergraduate Education
Georgia Tech is one of the world'ʹs premier research universities, consistently ranking among U.S. News & World Report'ʹs Top Ten public universities and dedicated to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.  The campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia where students receive a rigorous education to prepare them as leaders in influencing the technological, social and policy decisions that address global grand challenges.

Georgia Tech enrolls approximately 21,000 students (66% undergraduate) every year through its Colleges of Engineering, Computing, Sciences, Architecture; Scheller College of Business; and Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. At the core of Georgia Tech’s educational philosophy is the tight integration of academic rigor and experiential education. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia and the Association of American Universities.

Under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE) is charged with maintaining the quality of undergraduate education and the academic success of undergraduate students at Georgia Tech. Its reporting units consist of the Center for Career Discovery and Development, Center for Academic Enrichment, Center for Academic Success, and the Honors Program.

To Apply
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, please submit an application by February 16, 2015. The anticipated start date is June 1, 2015 but this is negotiable. To apply, email a cover letter that addresses qualifications for this position; a resume/vita; and the names, titles, and contact information (email, phone) for four professional references (references will not be contacted without prior notification) in a single MS Word or PDF file to provost--‐‑ (please reference the position title in your email’s subject line). Selection process will include passing a pre--‐‑mployment background screening.


Jackson State University, Urban & Regional Planning, Chair, Deadline 6/1/15

Reference: JOB36913
Application deadline: 17 weeks 3 days 3 hours 7 minutes

The College of Public Service at Jackson State University invites applications for the Chair of Urban and Regional Planning.

The Chair of Urban and Regional Planning will serve as the signing official on behalf of the College of Public Service on all faculty and student related research, curricular, training and human resources issues in accordance with the policies and procedures of Jackson State University.

Earned Doctorate in Urban and Regional Planning or closely related planning degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

1. Three to five (3-5) years of demonstrated results-oriented leadership skill in an academic environment.

2. Commitment to equity, shared governance, transparency, and inclusivity.

3. Exemplary record of achievement in teaching and advising, scholarship, peer-reviewed publications and service.

4. Demonstrated commitment to student and faculty diversity, multiculturalism, and global awareness and responsibility throughout the urban and regional planning curricula.

5. Rank of professor or associate professor experience in teaching graduate courses full-time at an accredited university.

6. Strong record of research, service, peer-reviewed publications and documented record of externally funded research.

7. Administrative experience relevant to the management of an academic program.

8. Familiarity/experience with Planning Accreditation Board and accreditation requirements.

9. Active and consistent research agenda.

10. Evidence of a collaborative and visionary leadership style.

Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

OPEN DATE: 11/05/2014

CLOSE DATE: open until filled

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience



Univ. of Toronto, Mississauga, Dept. of Geo & IMI, Asst. Prof. in Sustainability Management, Deadline 1/16/15

Reference: JOB36912
Application deadline: 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours 7 minutes

University of Toronto, Mississauga
Department of Geography and Institute of Management and Innovation (IMI) 

Assistant Professor – Sustainability Management – Job #1401724

The Department of Geography and the Institute for Management and Innovation (IMI) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a joint tenure-stream appointment in Sustainability Management at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2015. The Department seeks a candidate with a research focus on sustainability policy, sustainability law, sustainability ethics, and/or managing sustainable organizations.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Geography, Sustainability Management, Environmental Studies or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, as well as demonstrated excellence in scholarly research and teaching.

The successful applicant will be appointed as a faculty member of the Department of Geography (51% appointment) and the Institute for Management and Innovation (49% appointment) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). In addition to developing a strong research program, the successful candidate will teach courses in IMI’s Master of Science in Sustainable Management (MScSM). The MScSM is an innovative program that attracts students with backgrounds in management, social science and natural science. The MScSM program is unique among science and management graduate programs by providing a strong foundation in sustainability management while offering an opportunity to specialize in a management or science stream (

IMI is the hub for sector-specific management education at UTM. For details please visit:

The appointment will be at UTM, which has a strong interdisciplinary commitment to teaching and research, a multicultural student body of 12,000 students, and a modern, spacious campus, where the appointee will be expected to develop an externally funded research program. The successful candidate will also hold a graduate faculty appointment in the tri-campus Department of Geography and Program in Planning at the University of Toronto, a department with strengths and interdisciplinary linkages in physical and human geography and the environment. Active participation in the UTM Geography and Environment undergraduate programs, as well as in the graduate program of the Department of Geography and Program in Planning is expected.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by visiting Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications, and materials supporting evidence of teaching quality and experience.

All materials must be received by January 16, 2015 (no email applications will be accepted). Any inquiries about the application should be sent to the Department Chair, Professor Kathi Wilson, at . All application materials should be submitted online. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the Department via email by the closing date.

Additional information on the Department can be obtained online at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Univ. of Michigan, Director of the Transportation Research Institute, deadline March 13, 2015

Reference: JOB36909
Application deadline: 6 weeks 11 hours 7 minutes

University of Michigan
Director of UMTRI

Job Summary

The University of Michigan (UM) seeks nominations and applications for the next Director of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). Founded in 1965, UMTRI brings together faculty and researchers from a wide variety of disciplines including engineering, ergonomics, public health, behavioral sciences, and statistics to conduct research on surface transportation safety, sustainability, and mobility. UMTRI is one of the largest university based transportation research institutes in the United States with 28 research faculty, over 130 staff and students, and an annual research budget over $25M.

UM is home to 19 schools and colleges offering top-ranked academic programs and diverse cultural and social opportunities in a stimulating, intellectual environment. UMTRI faculty and the UMTRI Director leverage these resources through broad research collaborations with the College of Engineering, the School of Public Health, and the Medical School as well as other UM schools, colleges and institutes. UMTRI also helps lead other major UM activities, such as the University Transportation Center funded through US DOT, the CDC-funded Injury Center, and the Mobility Transformation Center, which leverages broad UM strengths in research across disciplinary boundaries to study technical, social, behavioral, and policy issues related to mobility by developing the foundations for a commercially viable ecosystem of connected and automated vehicles.

Reporting to the Vice President for Research, the UMTRI Director is expected to be a national leader in an area of surface transportation research related to UMTRI?s research areas of transportation safety (including cybersecurity), mobility, or sustainability with a strong background in engineering, planning, public health, or the social sciences. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with the academic environment, a demonstrated track record of obtaining extramural research funding, and extensive experience with managing a research organization in terms of faculty affairs, project management and budgeting. Candidates with appropriate qualifications will be considered for a tenured faculty appointment at the University.

The UMTRI Director will facilitate and support transportation-related research programs and outreach activities among the faculty and provide leadership for transportation research across the University. He or she will help to set the strategic direction for UMTRI activities and drive the development of institutional priorities with respect to resource allocation and faculty recruitment and development. Finally, the Director will serve as the public face of UMTRI activities, and champion the development of internal and external resources for the Institute. The successful candidate will possess outstanding skills of leadership, collaboration, and organization-building.

For further information about UMTRI, go to: All nominations and applications (resumes with cover letters) may be submitted in confidence to Inquiries can be directed in confidence to Professor Andre Boehman, Search Committee Chair,, 1231 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Submissions are encouraged before March 13, 2015.

The Vice President for Research is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Underrepresented minority and women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The University is responsive to the needs of dual career families.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Univ. of Northern British Columbia, School of Environmental Planning, Asst/Assoc. Prof in Planning, Deadline 1/15/15

Reference: JOB36908
Application deadline: 1 week 4 days 5 hours 7 minutes


School of Environmental Planning
College of Science and Management

Assistant/Associate Professor
(Two Tenure-track Positions)

The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is one of Canada’s premier small, research universities, with internationally recognized academic and research programs that prepare graduates in select areas of relevance to the region, province, and beyond. Ranked among the top three small universities in Canada, UNBC is highly regarded for research, teaching and academic quality.

The University of Northern British Columbia, and the School of Environmental Planning, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Planning with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2015.  Applicants with any specialization in any area of planning are being sought, however, specialty in environmental impact assessment, professional practice and ethics, computer-aided representation (e.g. CAD, GIS, visualization), or urban design, are of particular interest. A PhD with an accredited planning degree at any level is required.  Applicants must be a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners is required, or be eligible for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planning.  Applicants will be required to present evidence of research, teaching and practice excellence.

The UNBC School of Environmental Planning provides a dynamic undergraduate education and addresses contemporary environmental planning and sustainability issues, including environmental stewardship, economic development, Aboriginal planning, natural resources planning and management and urban design. The School offers a fully accredited Bachelor of Planning degree with three major areas of study: First Nations Planning, Northern and Rural Community Planning, and Natural Resources Planning. Alumni of the program obtain excellent positions and are highly rated by their employers. For more information on the UNBC School of Environmental Planning please visit

With an artistically designed campus and a beautiful site overlooking the city of Prince George, the University of Northern British Columbia is poised for continued growth and innovation.  Its nearly 4,000 students are engaged in a variety of studies, and the University prides itself on reaching outside of its core campus, offering many programs in regional centres throughout northern BC.  In addition, the University features a culture of inclusion, particularly with respect to Aboriginal peoples’ traditional territories, many of which are found within the region served by the University. 

UNBC is located in north-central British Columbia in the city of Prince George, which has broad cultural, educational, and world-class recreational amenities.  With a population of approximately 70,000 people, the city is home to a symphony orchestra, professional theatre, a WHL hockey team, and a community college in addition to the University. The region also offers exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly-fishing, hiking, and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work.   Prince George is a community-focused city offering a wide range of affordable housing.  For more information about the city of Prince George please consult

Applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FAEP16-14-CSP to:  The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9.  Fax:  (250) 960-5791.  Please direct inquiries to:  Dr. Andrew Seidal, Chair of the School of Environmental Planning, at Telephone (250) 960-5359, Email <>.  This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval.  Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.



Applications received on or before January 15, 2015 will receive full consideration; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 



Univ. of California, Davis, Dept. of Enviromental Science & Policy, Asst. Prof of Climate Change Policy, Deadline 1/9/15

Reference: JOB36907
Application deadline: 1 week 4 days 4 hours 7 minutes

Assistant Professor of Climate Change Policy
Department of Environmental Science & Policy, University of California, Davis

We are recruiting a 9-month (academic year) tenure-track position in climate change policy at the assistant professor rank.  Potential disciplinary backgrounds include policy sciences, economics, environmental law, and other appropriate social sciences (sociology, anthropology, geography, planning).  Preference will be given to integrative scientists who employ quantitative empirical and modeling approaches, with demonstrated experience in policy engagement and capacity to work in interdisciplinary programs.  The candidate’s research goals should focus on developing and analyzing the effectiveness of climate change policies, including the integration of scientific information into policy decisions and feedbacks between social decisions and environmental change. Ideally the candidate’s research will have international relevance, though other scales are also appropriate (e.g. local, regional, national). Research may focus on the link between climate change and other environmental issues such as water management, energy development, and conservation management.   The successful candidate is expected to fully participate in the Environmental Policy Master’s (EPM) program, and the position will carry a teaching responsibility in the program. The EPM degree is a non-research, experiential MS program where groups of students address complex environmental problems from multiple perspectives (legal, economic, policy, politics, social equitability, technological, scientific).

Application materials must be submitted via the following website: Inquiries: Professor Mark Lubell, Recruitment Committee (530) 752-5880, email: The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by January 9, 2015.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community.  We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.  UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments, promotes work-life balance, and offers a Partner Opportunities Program.  UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus.





Clemson Univ., Associate Provost & Dean of the Graduate School, Submit materials by February 6, 2015

Reference: JOB36902
Application deadline: 1 week 13 hours 7 minutes

Associate Provost & Dean of the Graduate School - Clemson University

Clemson University (CU), one of the top 20 public universities in US News and World Report, invites inquiries, nominations and applications for the position of the Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School.  We are seeking a leader in developing and advocating for an innovative and quality graduate education experience.

Founded in 1889, CU is a land-grant institution committed to academic excellence, world-class research and a high quality of life.  Six interdisciplinary colleges and schools house strong programs in architecture, engineering, science, agriculture, natural resources, business, social sciences, arts and humanities, health care, and education.  A faculty of 1,500 and staff of 3,000 support over 80 undergraduate degree offerings, and more than 70  master's and 40 Ph.D. programs. An annual operating budget of approximately $1 billion and an endowment of more than $500 million fund programs and operations.  Major new research, graduate education, and economic development activities are enhanced by public-private partnerships at three innovation campuses and six research and education centers located throughout South Carolina.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School coordinates all graduate programs and advises the Provost on policies and regulations pertaining to graduate study, graduate admissions, graduate student programs and the granting of graduate degrees. Clemson currently enrolls about 4,000 graduate students in 40 doctoral and 70 master's degree programs. Increasing Ph.D. enrollment is a strategic priority for the University.

The University seeks an innovative and dynamic leader with administrative experience in graduate education, strong interpersonal skills, a strong research and teaching background, and an ability to direct planned growth in graduate education.

Responsibilities of the position include:
- Serve as an advocate for graduate education within the university and beyond;
- Coordinate graduate student marketing and recruitment activities, with the aim of increasing Ph.D. enrollment;
- Work collaboratively with the Office of Admissions and the Office of the Registrar to manage admissions and enrollment activities;
- Enhance graduate programs in topical emphasis areas (examples: advanced  materials, automotive and transportation technology, biotechnology, sustainable environment);
- Promote diversity and global engagement in graduate education in collaboration with internal and external partners;
- Maintain high-quality graduate programs through continuous program assessment;
- Oversee graduate student orientation and professional development  programs;
- Develop new opportunities to enhance resources for graduate assistantships and fellowships; and
- Formulate and implement policies that provide support for graduate education and maintain compliance with University, state and federal regulations.

Job Requirements
The successful candidate must have earned a doctorate or equivalent terminal degree; previous leadership in graduate education; and have the ability to qualify for appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure within an academic unit of the University. In addition, the candidate will bring to this position:
- A demonstrated ability to accomplish goals and objectives through collaboration and persuasion;
- An appreciation for a range of graduate degrees (professional, masters, doctoral) as well as delivery modes (online, hybrid, residential);
- An understanding of assessment and accreditation;
- Extensive experience with graduate students and the research enterprise as a graduate student mentor, research advisor, and chair of graduate committees;
- A strong record of teaching and research achievements;
- Administrative and leadership abilities as well a high energy level and drive to get things done.

About the University and the Region:
To fulfill our founder's vision of a "high seminary of learning" for the people of South Carolina, Clemson has emerged as a research university with global vision and reach that remains committed to the quality of its well-known undergraduate experience. Clemson's unique origin and idyllic college-town setting have carved a distinctive culture of community, collegiality, collaboration and service - traits inseparable from our institution itself.

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting Clemson University in the search. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. To ensure full consideration, please submit materials by: February 6, 2015

Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination including contact information for the nominee. Application materials should include a letter addressing how the candidate's experiences match the position requirements, a curriculum vitae or resume and five references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Jan Greenwood, Betty Turner Asher, Partners
Julie Holley, Principal
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding areas. As a current or prospective Clemson University employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information for this institution. For more information regarding our Employment, Campus Safety and Benefits, please visit the Human Resources - Prospective Employees web page shown below:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Apply Here:

Univ. of Oregon, Dept. of Planning, Public Policy and Management, Adjunct Instructor or Research Assist., Open till 10/31/15

Reference: JOB36896
Application deadline: 39 weeks 1 day 6 hours 7 minutes

Applicant Pool Open                                                       
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT                                                        
Posting 141005

Adjunct Instructor: To teach classes in the community and regional planning, nonprofit management, or public administration graduate programs, and the undergraduate program. Our intent is to establish a local teaching pool for possible appointments in natural resource policy, sustainability, local government management, human resource management, management information systems, and other specialized areas of planning, public administration, public policy, and nonprofit management. We seek candidates with the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Master’s degree required/Ph.D. preferred; in exceptional circumstances, a BA/BS degree and evidence of substantial professional experience may substitute for degree. Previous teaching experience in the course topics to be taught preferred. Hires from this pool may require criminal background check.

To apply: email one Word or PDF document including cover letter describing your qualifications, your curriculum vitae, and course syllabi previously taught to, addressed to:

Applicant Pool Search Committee
Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR  97403

Adjunct Research Assistant to assist faculty with research projects. Adjunct research associate to work independently with faculty direction on research projects.

Master’s degree required; in exceptional circumstances, a BA/BS degree and evidence of substantial professional experience may substitute for degree. Ph.D. required for research associate rank. Hires from this pool may require criminal background check.

To apply, email one Word or PDF document including a cover letter describing your qualifications and your vita to, addressed to:

Applicant Pool Search Committee
Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management
University of Oregon
Eugene OR  97403

Terms of appointments: Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years.  In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding and performance. These appointments are contingent on funding. Salary is dependent on education and experience.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and pool will remain active through October 31, 2015. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled. Your application will be kept on file and you will be contacted for an interview as appropriate openings occur.

The University of Oregon is an AA/EO/ADA institution and is strongly committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

Boston Univ., Metropolitan College, Dept. of Applied Social Sciences, Assist. Prof. in Urban Affairs, etc., reviews begin 2/1/15

Reference: JOB36885
Application deadline: 2 days 12 hours 7 minutes

Boston University
Metropolitan College
Department of Applied Social Sciences

Boston University’s Metropolitan College seeks a dynamic and creative faculty with expertise in urban affairs, city planning, or criminal justice to join its nationally recognized Department of Applied Social Sciences ( starting July 1, 2015. The Department is a leader in providing undergraduate and graduate education in the applied social sciences offered in flexible delivery formats including face-to-face, blended, and online. 

Qualifications: The successful candidate must hold a terminal degree in an urban affairs, city planning or criminal justice or a discipline related to either field and be qualified to design and teach core graduate and undergraduate-level courses. Candidate should show promise in establishing a solid research and publication record. In addition to substantive strengths, we are looking for candidates with strong quantitative or mixed-methods research skills that can be applied to research and practice in the field.

Responsibilities: Teach a variety of courses each semester with possibility of serving as a faculty coordinator for the urban affairs program or another area of applied social sciences, as determined by the department. The position expectations also includes scholarly activities, administrative responsibilities and service to the college and university. This is a full-time non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a 2-5 years renewable contract.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Application: Applicants should submit a cover letter stating career objectives, suitability for the position, research goals, and approach to teaching, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference, preferably via email. The committee will review applications as they are submitted, with the intention to complete the search by February 1, 2015.

Send applications to:                
Mr. Danny Pezzano, Administrative Coordinator
Boston University Metropolitan College
808 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 230
Boston, MA 02215 

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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

Reference: JOB36837
Application deadline: 23 weeks 5 days 7 hours 7 minutes

The School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University ( 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: The RFA’s website can be found at: A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:

Applicants are asked to apply online at 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 (, 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.


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.

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:
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
Graduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, 32000 Israel