Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor
The Urban Affairs and Planning program at Virginia Tech has an opening for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor appointment in the 2015-2016 academic year. Duties and responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester from among the offerings of Urban Affairs and Planning. Specifically, this includes the introductory course in urban policy and planning, plus urban and regional analysis, and a problem/project-based course on urban community and economic development.
The successful applicant must be ABD or have a doctorate in planning, policy, government, or a closely related field, with a focus in housing, or community and economic development. Previous experience in teaching at the undergraduate level is preferred.
Applications must be received online at www.jobs.vt.edu (posting #TR0150069). The application package should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Contact information for three references must be submitted online. For full consideration, applications should be received by July 13, 2015. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Diane Zahm, Program Co-Chair, Urban Affairs and Planning, (540)231-7503, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Tech is an EO/AA university. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Diane Zahm.
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-8771 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Visiting Assistant Professor in City and Regional Planning
The Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of Memphis is seeking to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track, one-year academic appointment.
Successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. in city and regional planning (ABD will be considered) and demonstrate evidence of teaching experience.
The person hired for this position will teach four courses during the academic year, and should be able to teach courses from among our core, including: Planning the American City (Intro to Planning) and Planning Theory & Perspectives. Other areas of teaching and research interest are flexible; however, we especially seek candidates with expertise in transportation planning and GIS. The Department is also especially interested in candidates with experience in university-community partnerships who can contribute to our engaged scholarship efforts.
In addition to teaching responsibilities, the person hired will be asked to contribute to the Graduate Program’s ongoing student advising, capstone supervision, and community outreach activities within his/her area of expertise.
The Department offers a PAB-accredited Master of City & Regional Planning degree and co-hosts the newly developed University of Memphis Design Collaborative with the Department of Architecture.
This position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and full University benefits described at the University of Memphis Business and Finance Office’s website at: http://www.memphis.edu/benefits/info/prospective.php.
Applicants must submit a cover letter describing their qualifications and interest in the position, a current CV, a copy of transcripts, and a list of three references. Application material must be submitted electronically at https://workforum.memphis.edu/. Screening of applicants will begin after the search closes on July 10, 2015.
For more information and to apply, please visit the University of Memphis’ WorkforUM page: https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/10298
Or visit the UMDC page: http://www.memphis.edu/planning/umdc.php
For additional information, contact:
Charles Santo, PhD
208 McCord Hall
Memphis, Tennessee 38152
The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status.
Academic Program Manager
Open Date: 06/23/2015
Requisition Number: PRN08803B
Job Title: Academic Program Manager
Working Title: Program Manager & Academic Coordinator
Job Grade: E
FLSA Code: Executive
Standard Hours per Week: 40
Work Schedule Summary: Monday – Friday 8-5
Department: 00659 - City & Metropolitan Planning
Type of Recruitment: External Posting
Pay Rate Range: 37900 to 45000
Close Date: July 8, 2015
NOTE: May close at anytime. Open Until Filled.
Coordinates and implements administrative and research management activities for an academic research center and related PhD program.
Bachelor’s degree in a related area plus three years of experience in budget, grant and program management or equivalency required. Develops and implements program ideas into successful academic and research programs; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Bachelor’s degree in planning or an allied social science field plus three years of related experience or equivalency. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Type: Benefited Staff
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: email@example.com or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
Special Instructions Summary
Quicklink to posting: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/42566
Visiting Position at Florida Atlantic University
The School of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida Atlantic University is seeking to make a nine-month visiting appointment starting August 8, 2015. The appointee will teach courses in economic development, urban development, planning and growth management, GIS, environmental planning, or related areas. Ph.D. or ABD in planning or closely related field preferred.
Please send letter of application, resume, and contact details for three references to Professor Steven Bourassa at the email address shown below. Please call or email him with any questions about the position. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution.
Steven C. Bourassa, Ph.D.
Director and Professor
School of Urban and Regional Planning
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: (561) 297-4164
Posting # 15176 University of Oregon
This posting expires August 4, 2015.
Visiting Faculty Position, Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management, University of Oregon
The Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) at University of Oregon invites applicants for a full‐time, one academic year, non‐renewable Visiting Faculty position to participate in teaching, curriculum development, and research in the program of Community and Regional Planning. The visiting faculty is expected to teach six courses including Introduction to Planning, Research Methods, and electives based on interests (e.g., Sustainable Transportation, Land Use/Land Development, Housing, Natural Resources Policy, etc). He or she is also expected to provide general advising help for students’ professional projects.
The appointment is expected to commence in September 2015. The minimum qualification is Ph.D. (ABD candidates eligible) in Planning or related field. Candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching and a commitment to taking an active role in service to the department. The salary is commensurate with qualifications and applications from minority candidates are encouraged. For more information on the nature of the teaching or other assignments for the position, please contact Yizhao Yang, Interim Program Director of Community and Regional Planning, at email@example.com 541.346.0833.
TO APPLY: Submit the following by email in one combined pdf: 1) cover letter describing teaching interests, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three references. Please email your pdf application to firstname.lastname@example.org and address it to: CRP Visiting Instructor Search Committee. Review of applications will commence two weeks from posting date (approx. June 4, 2015). The search will remain open until the position is filled. This position is subject to criminal background check.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution 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. Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired
About the Department and University of Oregon:
The University of Oregon is located in Eugene, in the beautiful Willamette Valley, with easy access to snow-capped mountains and scenic coastlines.
The Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) is concerned with the ways governments, nonprofit organizations, and other institutions address some of the most important problems facing society today. With the unique policy and planning environment of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, PPPM builds off this region’s international reputation for livability, pioneering planning, and innovative policy as we explore how to make the world a better place. PPPM is one of the units of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon. The school offers undergraduate and graduate education in architecture, art, arts administration, digital arts, historic preservation, history of art and architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, planning, public policy and management, and product design.
As one of the three programs within the department, the CRP program is a professionally accredited master's program that has awarded degrees in planning since 1968. The progressive planning and environmental programs of the State of Oregon and the applied, problem-solving orientation of the CRP program attract an increasing number of students from the U.S. and the Pacific Basin. The two-year degree program enrolls approximately 25-30 students each year.
Drexel University was founded in Philadelphia in 1891 to provide educational opportunities for women and men of all backgrounds. Now, as a comprehensive research university with over 26,000 students across its 15 colleges and schools, Drexel’s strength in co-operative education, experiential learning, and translational research provides its students and faculty with excellent opportunities for career success. Known for innovation and dramatic growth, Drexel has earned top rankings from U.S. News & World Report, appearing among its Top 100 National Universities for the past seven years and on its Best Colleges list for the past 11 years.
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Research Professor
Job Overview: The Center for Spatial Analytics and Geocomputation at Drexel University is seeking outstanding candidates for openings as Assistant/Associate Research Professor.
The College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) is highly interdisciplinary, focusing on basic and applied research spanning information technologies, intelligent systems, visualization, simulation and data analytics. We are seeking candidates with research, development and/or programmatic experience in spatial analytics, geocomputation, remote sensing, spatial decision support systems, open-source geocomputation, high performance and cloud computing.
Qualifications: Preferred applicants will have a Ph.D. in Geographic Information Science, Computer Science, Remote Sensing, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or related engineering disciplines. Applicants with experience in implementing solutions to support planning and substantive geographic issues are of particular interest. Salaries are competitive and based on the applicant's level of experience. Modest travel is required, including program review meetings and sponsor review meetings. Note: U.S. Citizenship is required for some positions based on the grant and certain positions may require a comprehensive security screening including a NACLC investigation.
Successful candidates will have some combination of the below skills:
Supplementary Posting Information:
This position is supported fully or partially by external funding and continuation of the position is contingent on receipt of those external funds.
The College of Computing and Informatics’ (CCI) view of information is broad, multidisciplinary, and practical. The College continues to evolve as an innovative leader in educating information professionals in the twenty-first century, combining high quality teaching and research in a broad, multidisciplinary, and collaborative environment. CCI has numerous basic and applied research projects. Sponsors include National Science Foundation, the Institute for Library and Museum Services and a variety of other organizations, including: Lockheed Martin, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), Advanced Research and Development Activity (ARDA), National Security Agency (NSA), Telcordia Technologies, MIT Lincoln Labs, Office of Naval Research (ONR) , Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Naval Research Lab (NRL), US Army---CERDEC, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 9 percent) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation.
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.
Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.
To apply for this position, please apply online at: https://www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=79687 or visit https://www.drexeljobs.com and search for Assistant/Associate Research Professor. The requisition number is 6735.
For more information about Drexel University, please visit https://www.drexel.edu/
NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress Post-Doctoral Associate or Research Scientist – Quantified Community Research Facility
The New York University Center for Urban Science and Progress invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher position in the areas of Urban Systems, Cyber-Physical Systems, or Environmental/Mobile Sensing as applied to urban environments. The successful candidate will work as part of the joint academic-industry research team of the CUSP “Quantified Community” research facility, led by Professor Constantine E. Kontokosta.
The Quantified Community is a fully instrumented urban neighborhood that uses an integrated, expandable sensor network to support the measurement, integration, and analysis of neighborhood conditions. Through a diverse range of sensor and automation technologies, information on physical and environmental conditions can be processed in real-time to maximize operational efficiencies and improve quality of life for residents and visitors. Physical and environmental sensors are coupled with collected data on behavior and mobility patterns, activity levels, and physiology through voluntary participation by the neighborhood’s residents. The first deployment of the Quantified Community platform will be at the Related Companies’ Hudson Yards 28-acre, 15 million square-foot mixed-use, ground-up neighborhood development in New York City, regarded as the largest private development in the history of the United States.
Candidates with an earned or soon-to-be-earned doctoral degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or other relevant discipline will be considered, provided their research track record is in the broad areas of sensor networks, mobile sensing, cyber-physical systems, infrastructure and building monitoring, or related fields. Relevant experience also includes systems and network architecture, big data management, or modeling and simulation.
The successful candidate should be able to supervise more junior researchers in all aspects of research, i.e. fundamental/ prototype development/ deployment. Experience working on field deployments and with a collaborative team of industry scientists and research faculty is preferred.
This is a one-year position, renewable for a second year, with a very competitive salary and benefits, depending on qualifications. Desired start date is September 1st, 2015, or earlier.
The position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, and contact information for three references in PDF format to email@example.com.
The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) is a unique public-private research center that uses New York City as its laboratory and classroom to help cities around the world become more productive, livable, equitable, and resilient. CUSP observes, analyzes, and models cities to optimize outcomes, prototype new solutions, formalize new tools and processes, and develop new expertise/experts. These activities will make CUSP the world’s leading authority in the emerging field of “Urban Informatics.” CUSP and its partners are working together with New York City in pursuing R&D in a number of projects across many domains. Our work includes close collaboration with NYC agencies.
The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. In keeping with this commitment, CUSP strongly encourages applications from women, people with disabilities and members of minority groups. Individuals with disabilities seeking accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Equal Opportunity, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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: 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
Graduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, 32000 Israel