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University of Washington, Assistant Professor in Urban Design, Application review starts on 4/24/2015

Reference: JOB36931
Application deadline: 6 weeks 4 days 12 hours 34 minutes

Search for Faculty in Urban Design, Department of Urban Design and Planning, College of Built Environments, University of Washington.

The Department of Urban Design and Planning (DUDP) at the University of Washington in Seattle seeks to hire a faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor in urban design.  The University of Washington is a major public research university in one of the nation’s fastest-growing metropolitan regions known for its cultural and technological creativity and progressive social and environmental policy.  The position offers exceptional opportunities to link urban design to any of a large number of important frontiers of urban planning that characterize the department’s and region’s current research and practice.  These include urban ecology, public health, transportation and travel behavior, hazards resilience, food systems, and the advancement of social equity and political democracy.  We see Pacific Northwest cities – Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver BC – as well as the larger Pacific Rim – as an open laboratory of urban design innovation.

DUDP seeks the candidate who will make the most of these opportunities; bring them into the teaching of professional Master of Urban Planning core courses, as well as studios and specialized courses that serve the Urban Design Certificate program for both MUP students and students in Architecture and Landscape Architecture; engage professional, community and local-government partners in design-focused initiatives; pursue external funding, and participate in collaborative interdisciplinary research; and nurture an increasingly diverse student body.  The new faculty member will also represent UDP in developing a new Master of Urban Design degree program shared with Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

We look forward to hearing from candidates with a doctorate or terminal degree in urban planning or a related field who have demonstrated exceptional professional and intellectual leadership in urban design. The appointment will be on a full-time, 9-month basis, with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.  DUDP values colleagues who have a strong commitment to an academic and professional environment that promotes diversity.  The University of Washington is an affirmative equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.  To learn more about DUDP we invite you to visit: urbdp.be.washington.edu.

Applications should include a cover letter outlining a candidate’s career objectives, research and teaching interests – including a short description of subjects you envision teaching – along with a current resume or curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references.  Please submit applications and send inquiries to udphires@uw.edu.

The committee will begin reviewing applications on April 24 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Applicants should be ready to send, on short notice, a more complete dossier of materials documenting professional, academic, and/or research work, along with letters of recommendation, as well as a brief statement of how your teaching, research and/or service contribute to diversity through scholarship or by improving access to professional education for underrepresented individuals or groups.

The University Hi is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  As a recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, we are committed to supporting the work-life balance of our faculty.  To build on a culturally diverse faculty and staff we strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.

Wheelock College, Assistant Vice President for Admissions, Application Deadline 03/27/2015

Reference: JOB36929
Application deadline: 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours 34 minutes

Position Summary 
Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment, Student Success and Engagement (direct report to the President and chief enrollment officer), the Assistant Vice President for Admissions will serve as the chief admissions officer and will be a highly visible member of the campus community. This leadership position will be a member of the division’s leadership team which consists of the Vice President, Dean of Student Success, Dean of Student Life and Director of Athletics. The Assistant Vice President for Admissions will be expected to have a rich and deep professional understanding of strategic enrollment management best practices and a high level of initiative and motivation to achieve the institution’s undergraduate and graduate enrollment goals. The position will have four (4) direct reports to include the Director of Graduate Admissions; two (2) Associate Directors of Undergraduate Admissions (recruitment and operations) and Assistant Director of Admissions (recruitment and events). 

In collaboration with the Vice President for Enrollment, Student Success and Engagement, the administration, faculty, and staff, the Assistant Vice President for Admissions will lead efforts to achieve the College's enrollment goals at the undergraduate and graduate level. Wheelock College has recently implemented a new institutional strategic plan, "Learning, Leading, and Innovating Together." Significant enrollment growth is one of the key objectives of the plan. The College has recently completed a robust assessment of its undergraduate admissions operations and has embarked upon an award-winning strategic marketing campaign. This leader will be vital to the achievement of the institutions enrollment goals. 

It will be important for the Assistant Vice President for Admissions to express a holistic approach to admission standards and recruitment strategies to promote quality, broad-access, and diversity while attracting students with a desire to share their talents and education, to serve those who intend "to inspire a world of good." 

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Essential Responsibilities 

  • Lead the development, implementation and monitoring of a strategic enrollment plan for undergraduate and graduate admissions. 
  • Enhance strategic enrollment management research techniques and best practices for data collection in the admissions process to support enrollment planning. 
  • Lead an undergraduate and graduate admissions team that demonstratively embodies that mission and values of the College with a particular emphasis on access, diversity, equity and integrity. 
  • Supervise a team that works together to promote the academic and social benefits of attending Wheelock to a national and international audience of high school students, transfer students, and graduate students, their parents, and high school counselors. 
  • Provide leadership for the College in the areas of first-year, transfer, student athletic, graduate and international student admissions. 
  • Interpret and apply existing admissions policies and procedures, as well as create new policies and procedures for the undergraduate and graduate admissions processes that are effective and efficient while maintaining high levels of customer service. 
  • Develop and implement on-campus recruitment and yield programs; assist the Vice President in implementing a comprehensive marketing and recruitment plan to meet the enrollment goals of the College. 
  • Establish and maintain existing relationships with Schools, departments, and offices on campus, as well as organizations external to the College. 
  • Effectively articulate and execute organizational goals; supervise, mentor, and motivate a diverse professional, support and student staff to meet and exceed enrollment goals. 
  • Enhance the utilization of technology and marketing to meet and exceed enrollment goals. 
  • Work collaboratively with campus-wide initiatives that focus on, but are not limited to, adult-learners, global initiatives, non-matriculates and pre-collegiate programs. 
  • Serve on the Enrollment Management Task Force (EMTF) with Vice President (Chair), Dean of Student Success, Registrar, Director of Financial Aid and Associate Director for Athletics. 
  • Represent the College at appropriate activities and events. 

 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Master's Degree is required (Degree in education, management or marketing is preferred). 
  • At least eight (8) years of progressive leadership and management experience in higher education admissions or related-field is required. 
  • Demonstration of highly effective supervisory experience managing direct reports will also be required. 
  • Experience with developing or implementing marketing strategy. 


Required Skills and Competencies 

  • Proven record of success in achieving enrollment goals. 
  • Exceptional strategic, analytical, organizational and communication skills as well as project management skills and knowledge of admissions and enrollment management practice. 
  • High degree of proficiency in understanding and utilizing technology to leverage admissions operations and efficiencies. 
  • Experience with branding and marketing strategies or campaigns to drive enrollment results. 
  • Viable candidates must have a strong or operational understanding of higher education demographic trends; college access, readiness and success issues; and admissions recruitment and student success trends developments. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills. Experience must include communications for prospective students. 
  • Demonstrated skills in cultural competency and unswerving commitment to diversity and inclusion. 
  • Highly effective social and emotional intelligence. 
  • Keen sense of urgency. 
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates with: 
  • Knowledge of utilization of customer relationship management (CRM) systems or use of Jenzabar. 
  • Familiarity with recruiting NCAA Division III student athletes. 
  • Additional Information: 
  • Wheelock is a diverse community devoted to promoting and acceptance of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, or physical ability. Each employee, regardless of position, is thus expected to support actively the College's commitment to such diversity by displaying a positive attitude toward and acceptance of all employees and students regardless of such differences. 


Wheelock College is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer 


Application Instructions: 


Please submit a resume and cover letter that addresses how this position aligns with your professional interests, goals and experiences. Also include the names and contact information of four (4) references that can speak to different aspects of experiences. 

Please note that confidentiality will be maintained throughout this entire recruitment process and no reference will be contacted without the expressed permission of the applicant. 

Preference will be given to those candidates who submit completed applications by March 27, 2015. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2015. The compensation and benefits for this position are very competitive. 

We gladly accept nominations for this post. All nominations for this position must be sent electronically no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 13, 2015 to AVPAdmissions@wheelock.edu including the name, title, institution or organization, address and contact information, and a brief explanation of why this nominee could be a match for this position. 

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Florida Atlantic University, Associate/Full Professor, Application Deadline 04/01/2015

Reference: JOB36928
Application deadline: 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours 34 minutes

Associate/Full Professor (position #: 991696):

The School of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida Atlantic University is seeking a faculty member at the level of Associate/Full Professor with expertise in urban design, physical planning, or related areas. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses in the School's graduate and upper-division undergraduate programs, as well as courses in his or her area(s) of specialization. The Associate/Full Professor will also be expected to pursue external funding, participate in collaborative and interdisciplinary research, contribute to curriculum development, and coordinate the Bachelor of Urban Design program. 

A Ph.D. in Urban Design, Urban Planning, or a closely related field is required at the time of application. Six years of academic employment experience is required to justify appointment at the Associate Professor level. A strong and innovative research agenda, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and service is required. Expertise in planning-related software or web applications is preferred. AICP certification is preferred.  

All applicants must apply electronically to the position by April 1, 2015 on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://jobs.fau.edu) by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter detailing professional experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references. 

FAU's School of Urban and Regional Planning is the only urban planning program in the South Florida region, which includes the cities of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and West Palm Beach, and is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Florida Everglades. This unique position within one of the world's most vibrant living laboratories provides unparalleled opportunities for scholarship and community engagement. The two faculty members will work closely with the School's Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions, a nationally recognized applied research center that focuses on assisting state and local government to resolve planning, development, and sustainability issues. The School houses state-of-the art computer facilities and resources, including the Visual Planning Technology Lab and Design Production Studio. 

The School of Urban and Regional Planning offers a PAB-accredited Master's degree in Urban and Regional planning. The school also offers a Bachelor's degree in Urban and Regional Planning, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Urban Design, one of only two such programs in the United States. A doctoral program is currently in development. Florida Atlantic University is a Carnegie-designated research-intensive university serving 28,000 students.  

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Diana Mitsova at dmitsova@fau.edu. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. Individual with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771.

FAU School of Urban & Regional Planning

Florida Atlantic University, Assistant Professor, Application Deadline 04/01/2015

Reference: JOB36927
Application deadline: 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours 34 minutes

Assistant Professor (position #: 991152):

The School of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida Atlantic University is seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor with expertise in one or more of the following areas: environmental planning, hazards mitigation and preparedness, transportation planning, land use planning, and economic development and tourism planning. Expertise in other planning specializations will also be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses in the School's graduate and upper-division undergraduate programs, as well as courses in his or her area(s) of specialization. 

A Ph.D. in Urban Planning or a closely related field is required by the time of appointment (August 2015). A strong and innovative research agenda, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and service is required. Proficiency in GIS and other planning-related software or web applications is preferred. AICP certification is preferred.  

All applicants must apply electronically to the position by April 1, 2015 on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://jobs.fau.edu) by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter detailing professional experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references. 

FAU's School of Urban and Regional Planning is the only urban planning program in the South Florida region, which includes the cities of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and West Palm Beach, and is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Florida Everglades. This unique position within one of the world's most vibrant living laboratories provides unparalleled opportunities for scholarship and community engagement. The faculty member will work closely with the School's Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions, a nationally recognized applied research center that focuses on assisting state and local government to resolve planning, development, and sustainability issues. The School houses state-of-the art computer facilities and resources, including the Visual Planning Technology Lab and Design Production Studio. 

The School of Urban and Regional Planning offers a PAB-accredited Master's degree in Urban and Regional planning. The school also offers a Bachelor's degree in Urban and Regional Planning, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Urban Design, one of only two such programs in the United States. A doctoral program is currently in development. Florida Atlantic University is a Carnegie-designated research-intensive university serving 28,000 students.  

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Diana Mitsova at dmitsova@fau.edu. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. Individual with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771.

Rutgers Bloustein School, Career Counseling Officer, Submission Deadline 04/30/2015

Reference: JOB36926
Application deadline: 6 weeks 4 days 14 hours 34 minutes

Assistant Director Career Services  and Alumni Relations - Grade 6

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR CAREER SERVICES AND ALUMNI RELATIONS

CAREER COUNSELING OFFICER:

Reports to the Assistant Dean for Student and Academic Services at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Provides individual and group career counseling to graduate students in urban planning and public policy as well as alumni of the school. Designs, publicizes and delivers small and large group training sessions on best practices in career decision making, resume and cover letter writing, e-portfolio, employment/internship search, interviewing, networking, and other related topics. Develops strategic and collaborative alliances with outside hiring organizations for the identification of employment and internship opportunities. Analyzes and defines market, focusing heavily on emerging trends in international opportunities; and hosts employers for on-site information sessions and interviews. Actively engages alumni in the school’s mission within the professional research and academic areas to serve as mentors; and develops social and alumni panel discussions within school specialization areas. Manages new alumni and student web-based tracking program, and manages bi-annual update and collection of alumni data. Coordinates event logistics, communications, and follow-ups in conjunction with alumni volunteers and other members of the Dean’s office; serves as a liaison for the Bloustein School Alumni Association; and assists with the integration of new ideas and strategies to effectively manage and grow alumni programs.

Requires a bachelor’s degree preferably in psychology, communications, marketing, business, human resources, or a related field to the school's curriculum or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Also requires a minimum of five years’ relevant experience in counseling or advising students on career or academic paths. Excellent interpersonal, oral, written, and editing communication skills required. Requires computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Access and Excel. Candidates with experience in a university setting; experience in executive search processes; and knowledge and experience in the fields of planning, public policy and/or public health preferred.

Apply for position # 15-000535  CAREER COUNSELING OFFICER
Athttp://uhrapps.rutgers.edu/jobs/

Open until filled

 

University of Texas at Arlington, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Architecture/Urban Affairs, Submission Deadline 05/31/2015

Reference: JOB36925
Application deadline: 11 weeks 13 hours 34 minutes

New College uniting School of Architecture with School of Urban and Public Affairs
University of Texas at Arlington
Search Code Id: SAUP03022015ADAA

A new college uniting School of Architecture with School of Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, effective Summer 2015.

Duties: The Associate Dean’s duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Faculty development: tenure and promotion, faculty reviews, support for research and creative activities, faculty awards
  • Curriculum development and approval processes
  • Enrollment management
  • Information technologies and online education oversight
  • Public relations including branding and marketing oversight
  • Student affairs management
  • College representative on several councils and committees
  • Special projects

Qualifications:

  • A masters degree in one of the fields represented by the new college, as well as a PhD
  • A strong record of academic and creative accomplishments
  • A demonstrated understanding of the potential for synergy among the fields represented by the new college
  • Currently at the rank of tenured associate or full professor
  • Experience in academic administration, curriculum development, and a demonstrated understanding of trends in higher education

Application Process: Please submit a letter describing your interest in the position and relevant experience, along with a curriculum vitae. Materials should be submitted electronically to the Search Committee at mossl@uta.edu. Interviews with finalists will take place beginning April 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The use of tobacco products is prohibited on UT Arlington properties. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists.

California State University, Northridge, Part-Time Temporary Lecturers, Application Deadline 4/15/2015

Reference: JOB36924
Application deadline: 4 weeks 4 days 7 hours 34 minutes

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning at California State University, Northridge anticipates possible openings for temporary part-time lecturers during the 2015-2016 academic year to teach a range of courses, from introductory to upper division. Detailed position announcements can be found on the department’s website at:

http://www.csun.edu/social-behavioral-sciences/urban-studies-planning/employment-opportunities

 

Questions may be directed to:
Zeynep Toker, Acting Chair
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
California State University, Northridge
zeynep.toker@csun.edu
818-677-2872

Jackson State University, Urban and Regional Planning, Assistant Professor; application deadline 03.20.2015

Reference: JOB36923
Application deadline: 1 day 10 hours 34 minutes

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning in College of Public Service at Jackson State University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor beginning August, 2015. The Department offers a PAB-accredited Master’s Program and a Doctoral degree in Urban and Regional Planning with concentrations in Community Development and Housing, Urban Design, and Environment and Land Use. In addition to the graduate Programs, the Department also offers an undergraduate program in Urban Studies. Departmental information is available at http://www.jsums.edu/planning.

We seek a candidate who can assume a leadership role in contributing to and expanding the undergraduate Urban Studies program. Applications are welcome from persons with research and teaching interests as a generalist in urban systems as well as scholars with expertise in urban changes and sustainability and/or one or more substantive areas of urban planning. Demonstrated evidence of scholarly potential and the ability to teach and advise students at the undergraduate levels are desirable.  All candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Urban Studies, Urban / City and Regional Planning or a closely related field at the time of appointment.

We are the only academic planning department in the state of Mississippi and we have been instrumental in changing the culture of planning in Mississippi toward a more progressive form. Through our formal university wide academic mentorship programs, academic support, and constructive feedback, we offer great opportunity for personal advancement and career growth.

We are located in the capital city with about half million people in the metro area.

Application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, sample paper or publication, and three letters of reference. For guaranteed consideration, completed applications must be received by March 20th, 2015. The search will continue until the position is filled.  To apply please complete the electronic application at https://jsums.peopleadmin.com/postings/4179.

Please contact the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at 601-432-6853 or the website for more information. Jackson State University, a Carnegie Classification Research Intensive Institution, is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups.

Mass. Inst. of Tech. (MIT), Dept. of Urban Studies and Planning, Professor in Real Estate Entrepreneurship and Dev., 04/1/2015

Reference: JOB36921
Application deadline: 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours 34 minutes

Samuel Tak Lee Endowed Professor in Real Estate Entrepreneurship and Development

MIT is embarking on a vigorous path of expansion in the field of sustainable real estate development with a special emphasis on China.  As part of this effort the institute has received an endowment from Mr. Samuel Tak Lee to fund a special program in real estate entrepreneurship and development and an endowed chair for its professorial leadership.  We envision the endowed professor as a distinguished scholar and intellectual leader with an active research portfolio and an interest in entrepreneurship, real estate, and development. An ideal candidate would bridge across disciplines, demonstrate organizational leadership, have a track record of institution building, and connect academic interests to the real estate industry. Special attention will be paid to researchers who are active in housing; real estate finance; real estate economics; the environmental quality of urbanization; building, project and urban-scale energy performance; and socially-responsible real estate investment, design, and entrepreneurship, ideally with a focus in China. The Sam Tak Lee Chair will be a full-time tenured/tenure-track appointment at the assistant, associate, or full professor level, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications. 

The chair is housed in MIT’s Center for Real Estate (CRE) and the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) - with the possibility of a dual appointment in another appropriate department. Dedicated to a socially-responsible, technologically-sophisticated, environmentally-sensitive, and culturally-engaging vision of real estate development, CRE and DUSP are uniquely positioned in a large institution that strongly supports innovation and entrepreneurship and is committed to excellence in both pedagogy and research. Believing that the cross-current between the two creates a charged atmosphere for study and a critical edge for research, we seek candidates with an ability to thrive within this context. We would expect candidates to be informed and knowledgeable about, and be able to contribute to, the contemporary debates in their fields. She/he should also be committed to MIT’s efforts in advancing global online educational programs and content at all levels.

For more information about the MIT Center for Real Estate, please visit: https://mitcre.mit.edu

For more information about MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning, please visit: http://dusp.mit.edu

Basic qualifications include a Ph.D. or suitable terminal degree in construction management, real estate development, architecture, civil engineering, finance, economics, business, management, city planning, public policy, or related fields.

A complete application package includes a cover letter, c.v., statement outlining current and future research and teaching interests – including a short description of subjects you prefer to teach, samples of research published by scholarly journals, and the names and contact information of three references.  Please do not send materials by email.  Applications should be submitted through the interfolio website at: http://apply.interfolio.com/28721

Review of candidates will begin on April 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

For technical issues, please contact Interfolio staff 877-997-8807 or help@interfolio.com

Other questions can be directed to Patricia Nesti: realestatesearch@mit.edu

MIT is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

University of California Davis, Comm. and Reg. Devel. Prog., Asst. Prof. of Food Systems and Ag. Networks, Deadline 4/01/2015

Reference: JOB36920
Application deadline: 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours 34 minutes

Assistant Professor of Food Systems and Value-Added Agricultural Networks
Position # 13-07a

The Community and Regional Development (CRD) program of the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis announces an opening for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level.  We seek outstanding candidates with a promising research program in Food Systems and Value-Added Agricultural Networks.  Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a strong social science research agenda, inter-disciplinary and multi-dimensional perspectives, substantial capacity for generating extra-mural funding to support their research program, and a record or promise of excellence in teaching and mentoring students.  Candidates should have expertise in value-chain analysis, network analysis, values-based supply chains, and/or commodity chain/systems analysis.  Topics of study could include the development of low-income regions through agro-industry, the formation and expansion of agricultural value-added chains, regional identity creation, entrepreneurship (including in the social and ecological fields), impacts upon labor, and the role of universities in the creation and support of food production clusters.  Research taking an integrative approach across time, space and/or regions is particularly welcome.  Research that considers social equity and environmental sustainability in a regional context or value chain is of great interest.  This Assistant Professor position will include an appointment in the Agricultural Experiment Station.  Faculty members who hold an Agricultural Experiment Station appointment have a responsibility to conduct research and outreach relevant to the mission of the land grant university.

The teaching load in the Community and Regional Development Unit of the Department of Human Ecology is attractive and consists of two undergraduate quarter courses and one graduate quarter course per year.   As assigned by the department chair, the candidate will be expected to contribute by teaching required courses and core electives in one or more of the graduate and undergraduate programs supported by the Unit.

We welcome candidates from a variety of disciplines including sociology, rural sociology, geography, city and regional planning, political science, public policy, economics, and anthropology. 

Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based online submission system at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/. Required materials include a research statement, a teaching statement, a C.V., three to five representative publications, and the names and contact information of at least four referees who have agreed to write letters on your behalf. Applications received by April 1, 2015, will be guaranteed consideration for positions beginning in September 2015 (depending on candidate’s availability).  The search will remain open until the position is filled.   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. For more information please contact Martin Kenney, Search Committee Chair at mfkenney@ucdavis.edu.

Texas A&M University, Texas Coastal Planning Program, Sea Grant/Coastal Planning Specialist, Deadline 03/30/2015

Reference: JOB36919
Application deadline: 2 weeks 12 hours 34 minutes

Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University is seeking a Coastal Planning Specialist to conduct education, outreach, and applied research to support work in two of our focus areas; Resilient Communities and Economies and Healthy Coastal Ecosystems.  We seek a highly-motivated individual who can lead our Texas Coastal Planning Program, as well as assist with our Climate Literacy and Capacity Building program.  Additionally, we are looking for someone to strengthen partnerships among academic institutions’ programs (Texas Target Communities, Harte Research Institute, Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities, Center for Texas Beaches and Shores, etc.) as well as work with regional councils of government and municipalities to identify local planning needs and provide training and technical assistance to communities that lack planning capacity.  The position is expected to be located at Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, but other locations along the Texas coast will be considered.

 

A master’s degree in planning or closely aligned field or a Bachelor’s degree in planning or closely aligned field with five years of relevant experience is required.  A Ph.D. in planning or closely related field, as well as other certifications (AICP, CFM, GISP) are preferred.

 

Review of applications will begin March 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Additional details about the position including how to apply can be found here:  https://jobpath.tamu.edu/postings/80333

 

For questions, please contact Josh Gunn, Texas Sea Grant Extension Program Leader:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

P.O. Box 1675

Galveston, TX 77553

(409) 741-7115

joshgunn@tamu.edu

 

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Clemson University, Dept. of Forestry and Env. Conservation, Asst. Prof. Ecosystem Services, Deadline 04/06/2015

Reference: JOB36917
Application deadline: 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours 34 minutes

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ECOSYSTEM SERVICES
The Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation at Clemson University is seeking applications for a 12-month tenure-track (research and extension) position in Ecosystem Services at the Assistant Professor level. Potential candidates should demonstrate interests related to quantifying environmental and resource economics that include but are not limited to water resources, water quality, land use, forestry, climate change, and integrated natural science and economic modeling. The incumbent will enhance Clemson’s Cooperative Extension Service mission by developing metrics to quantify ecosystem services in South Carolina, as well as to develop an economic basis to relate scientific advances in natural resource management among the various disciplines that exist within the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service. The incumbent will be stationed at Clemson University’s Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science (http://www.clemson.edu/public/rec/baruch/), located in Georgetown, SC, but will work with research and extension personnel across the state. The Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation is attentive to, and supportive of candidates that can contribute substantively to contemporary issues of race, ethnicity and gender in their work.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The incumbent will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program emphasizing the development and/or application of quantitative methods and analytical tools to value ecosystem services at various spatial scales and to determine how this quantification can inform natural resource management decisions.  Possible focal areas include but are not limited to assessing ecosystem costs associated with natural and anthropogenic disturbances to the landscape, impacts of climate and land use changes to the state's resource economy, and quantifying ecosystem resilience of natural and anthropogenic water management systems.  Abundant opportunities exist for collaborative research that aligns strategically with existing departmental strengths. The faculty member would collaborate with researchers at Clemson's Baruch Institute and other Research and Education Centers as well as campus faculty who conduct research and extension activities related to natural resources management.

QUALIFICATIONS
PhD in Environmental, Ecological, Planning, or Natural Resource Economics, Quantitative (Agro-) Ecology, or closely related discipline. Undergraduate or graduate training in the field of natural resources is desired, but not mandatory.  Extension and/or teaching experience; the potential to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program; and a commitment to extension, research, and teaching are required.  A strong publication record and post-doctoral or professional experience are desirable.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
To ensure full consideration applications should be submitted by April 6, 2015. Applications will be reviewed as received and qualified applicants will be invited to interview in May 2015, or until the position is filled.

CONTACTS
For questions regarding the position, contact Dr. Anand Jayakaran (ajayaka@clemson.edu). For questions regarding the application materials and process, please contact Ms. Jennifer Hooper (jthoope@clemson.edu).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Please email a single PDF file (lastname_ecosystem_services.pdf) including (1) a letter of interest with applicant’s contact information; (2) names, titles, and contact information for 3 references; (3) a one-page outreach or extension philosophy that includes how the candidate might contribute substantively to issues of race, ethnicity and gender in their work; (4) a two-page research plan; (5) an unofficial transcript from the PhD degree-granting institution; and (6) a Curriculum Vitae to:

Ms. Jennifer Hooper, Administrative Assistant/HR
School of Agricultural, Forest and Environmental Sciences
Clemson University
272G Lehotsky Hall
Clemson SC  29634
Email:  jthoope@clemson.edu