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Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte, Dept. of Geography and Earth Sciences, Assist Prof. of Geography, Reviews immediately

Reference: JOB36889
Application deadline: 2 weeks 1 hour 35 minutes

Assistant Professor of Geography
Dept. of
Geography and Earth Sciences
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences seeks a tenure-track, assistant professor in economic geography/regional science for an August 2015 appointment. This position is in support of a multi departmental cluster hiring initiative by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in the areas of Human and Social Capital, Innovation, & Quality of Life.  At the time of appointment, the successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in geography, regional science, urban planning, applied economics or related field. Qualified candidates will have primary expertise in applied and empirical industrial/ commercial/retail location analysis, geographies of consumption, or an area related to the economic geography of intra-regional locational analysis. Desirable experience includes one or more of the following: (a) expertise in housing policy, (b) the geography and policy of entrepreneurship and innovation, and (c) social network analysis. Also desired is experience in teaching in a diverse classroom setting. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a robust and sustainable externally funded research program and contribute doctoral level courses in applied economic geography in the Ph.D. in Geography and Urban Regional Analysis, M.A. in Geography and the interdisciplinary Public Policy Ph.D. programs, as well as appropriate undergraduate courses as needed.  The successful applicant  is expected to be actively engaged in the academic community of the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences and the Public Policy Ph.D. program via participation and leadership through advising and mentoring students, service at the program, College, University, community and professional levels, and programmatic governance.

UNC Charlotte is an AA/EOE and ADVANCE institution. Applications from women, minorities and other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, responding to the required and desired qualifications listed above, a current vita, at least one writing sample, and graduate level transcripts to http://jobs.uncc.edu where they will find a full position description. Three letters of recommendation should be sent via email to Harrison Campbell, Search Committee Chair at hscampbe@unc.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For more information, contact Harrison Campbell at 704-687-5997, or hscampbe@uncc.edu, or view our department website at http://www.geoearth.uncc.edu/

 

 

 

Indiana Univ, Bloomington, School of Public and Envir. Affairs, Faculty position in Urban Planning, Reviews begin 12/1/14

Reference: JOB36888
Application deadline: 2 weeks 35 minutes

Position Announcement
School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
INDIANA UNIVERSITY-BLOOMINGTON CAMPUS
Faculty Position in Urban Planning, Urban Management, or Urban Policy

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University seeks applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position on the Bloomington campus in the area of urban planning, urban management, or urban policy. The position will be filled at the rank of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Clinical Associate, or Clinical Full Professor, depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant.  Experienced city planners, city managers, mayors, and deputy mayors of major metropolitan areas are encouraged to apply. Multiple hires are possible.

Qualified candidates for lecturer or senior lecturer will have an excellent academic record at or beyond the level of the Masters Degree or equivalent, significant professional experience in one of the indicated fields, and a commitment to high quality teaching and teaching-related service.  Lecturer and Senior Lecturer faculty members are expected to focus on teaching, including development and incorporation of innovative teaching techniques, as well as a coordination role for multi-section undergraduate courses, and related service within the school such as student advising and course and curriculum development.  Clinical Professors, Ph.D. required, also focus on these activities, are senior practitioners who have achieved distinction in their chosen field of practice, and bring unique experiences and talents to SPEA and Indiana University. The teaching load is negotiable but the standard teaching load for Lecturers is three courses per semester and two or three courses per semester for Clinical Professors. The individual selected for this position will be able to teach undergraduate- and graduate-level courses. 

SPEA-Bloomington is a world leader in public affairs education, and is among the largest schools of public administration and public policy in the United States. In the 2012 "Best Graduate Schools" reported by U.S. News & World Report, SPEA-Bloomington ranks second, making it the nation's highest-ranked professional graduate program in public affairs at a public institution.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, a current vita that includes a history of professional experience, a statement of teaching interest, any evidence of teaching experience, and names and address of three persons who could provide letters of recommendation through our online application system https://indiana.peopleadmin.com.  If there are any questions, please submit to:  David Reingold, Executive Associate Dean for Bloomington. SPEA Room 300, 1315 E. Tenth Street, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405-1701.

Inquiries or questions about this job announcement can be forwarded to search committee chair Professor Barry Rubin (rubin@indiana.edu).

For more information see: http://www.indiana.edu/~spea

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

University of Washington Tacoma, Urban Studies, Assistant Professor in Community Planning, Reviews begin 12/15/14

Reference: JOB36887
Application deadline: 2 weeks 35 minutes

University of Washington Tacoma
Urban Studies
Assistant Professor

The Urban Studies Program at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (0116) in community planning. This is a full-time position with a 9-month service period and begins September 2015 (Autumn Quarter).  Candidates are expected to have an active research agenda that utilizes critical social theory and engages questions of urban social justice and community engagement, broadly defined. The successful candidate will be expected to move comfortably between theoretical work and action-oriented practices and teach courses related to participatory action research, civic engagement, community organizing, inclusive planning, strategic analysis and communications, organizational change, social innovation, and/or policy advocacy. We are open to a wide range of research interests, including but not limited to environmental justice, affordable housing, real estate development, social movements, transit equity, urban/environmental planning, and urban design. Disciplinary background is open, but a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) by the time of appointment and expertise in an urban or planning related field is required. A candidate in the final stages of his/her dissertation would be appointed on an acting basis.

Established in 2001, the Urban Studies Program currently offers degrees leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Urban Development, a Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies, along with a certificate program in Geographic Information Systems. The new faculty member will be expected to contribute to a planned Master of Arts degree in Community Planning. The Urban Studies Program currently enrolls approximately 120 undergraduate and graduate students and has approximately 12 full-time faculty and lecturers.

One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban–serving university that shares the University of Washington’s commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical building in Tacoma’s downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves a diverse population of South Puget Sound students. UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.

For more information about UW Tacoma, see our website at http://www.tacoma.washington.edu.

To apply, please email to uwturban@uw.edu the following materials:

  • Letter of application (addressing qualifications, teaching and research activity, and any mentorship of students from under-represented backgrounds); Applicants’ statements should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity

  • Curriculum vita including list of courses taught

  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or effective professional practice

  • Names and contact information of three references

Initial screening of applications will begin December 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Dr. Mark Pendras at pendras@uw.edu or (253) 692-4732.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities. UW Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research, and service and generally participate in lower division, upper division, and graduate instruction.

Virginia Tech, Urban Affairs and Planning Program, Assistant Professor or Professor of Practice, Deadline 1/12/15

Reference: JOB36886
Application deadline: 3 weeks 4 days 35 minutes

Urban Affairs and Planning Program – Alexandria, VA
School of Public and International Affairs
College of Architecture and Urban Studies
Virginia Tech

 Alexandria Campus
Assistant Professor or Professor-of-Practice

Virginia Tech invites applicants for a professor-of-practice or tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in its Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP) program at its campus in Alexandria, Virginia, located in the Washington DC metropolitan area. We seek candidates who exhibit exemplary potential in professional service and classroom and studio-based instruction in urban design, site planning, computer visualization, and/or physical planning, with strengths in community outreach and participatory practice. Intersections of these competencies with issues of multicultural diversity would be particularly favored.

A Master’s or Ph.D. in planning, architecture, landscape architecture or a related field is required by the start date. Teaching responsibilities will lie in the UAP graduate program on the Alexandria campus. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to the new Urban Design concentration in the School of Architecture and Design in the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center.

UAP constitutes one of three academic programs in the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) in Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies. The other programs are Public Administration and Policy and Government and International Affairs. All three programs operate at both the Alexandria and Blacksburg campuses. For more information on SPIA and UAP see http://www.spia.vt.edu, and http://www.uap.vt.edu/

As a land-grant university, Virginia Tech takes public service seriously and UAP has a rich tradition of student engagement with communities and the planning profession. Our program has long-established and close ties with agencies and organizations in the Washington DC metropolitan area, a rich and dynamic laboratory for student-community engagement.

Applicants must submit all documents online at http://www.jobs.vt.edu (paper documents cannot be accepted) reference posting # TR0140144.  Complete applications must include:  a full curriculum vitae, two samples of written work, and names and contact information for three references.  Applicants also must submit a cover letter that addresses their qualifications, a statement about their current and future research agendas, and an overview of their teaching experience and qualifications.

Questions about characteristics of the position should be directed to the search committee co-chairs, Tom Sanchez and Ralph Buehler, at tom.sanchez@vt.edu and ralphbu@vt.edu, respectively.  The search will remain open until the position is filled, but to be assured full consideration, completed applications should be received by January 12, 2015.

Questions about the online application process should be directed to Ms. Krystal Wright, SPIA Faculty Search Assistant, at krystal@vt.edu, phone: 540-231-2291,  SPIA (0113), 140 Otey Street, Room 110,  Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

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.

 

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

Reference: JOB36885
Application deadline: 6 weeks 3 days 8 hours 35 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 (http://www.bu.edu/met/academic-community/departments/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
dgpezzano@bu.edu 

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.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/vzkbx99

Humphrey School of Public Affairs and College of Extension; University of Minnesota, Assist. Prof., Reviews begin 12/15/14

Reference: JOB36884
Application deadline: 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours 35 minutes

Title: Assistant Professor, Community and Civic Engagement
Location: Humphrey School of Public Affairs and College of Extension; University of Minnesota
Appointment: Full-time, Assistant Professor, Tenure-track
Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled; applications will be reviewed beginning December 15, 2014

ABOUT THE HUMPHREY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is widely recognized for its role in examining public issues and shaping public policy at the local, state, national, and international levels. The Humphrey School ranks among the top 15 professional schools of public affairs at public universities in the country. The Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) program at the Humphrey School, accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board, includes world class faculty and students in the areas of environmental planning, housing and community development, land use, and transportation.

ABOUT EXTENSION
The University of Minnesota Extension is a major outreach arm of the University of Minnesota, a land grant institution with a directive to serve the public through applied research and education. Extension's mission is as follows: Making a difference by connecting community needs and University resources to address critical issues in Minnesota.

ABOUT COMMUNITY VITALITY
As one of four centers in the College of Extension, the Extension Center for Community Vitality (CV) makes a difference by engaging Minnesotans to strengthen the social, civic, economic and technological capacity of their communities through the faculty and staff in its two program areas: Community Economics (CE) and Leadership and Civic Engagement (LCE). The Center is led by the Associate Dean for Community Vitality and Public Engagement. CE helps communities retain expand local business, know and grow the retail sector, assess economic impacts, and make informed public finance decisions and develop successful tourism opportunities. LCE helps communities strengthen social capital and build capacity for local leadership, civic engagement and public forums, collaboration and local decision making.

ABOUT THIS POSITION
Both the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and the College of Extension are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. This tenure-track position will be a joint appointment between the Humphrey Schools Urban and Regional Planning Program and the College of Extension, Center for Community Vitality. Candidates must be able to teach in the Humphrey Schools Urban and Regional Planning core curriculum, demonstrate a willingness to prepare students for careers, work with Extension scholar-practitioners, and function collaboratively in a multi- and interdisciplinary-college. This position includes responsibilities for research, teaching and engagement, as well as an expectation to contribute to the substantive development of a Community and Civic Engagement specialty within the Extension Center for Community Vitality. The position will work with Extension educators and staff throughout Minnesota to develop curriculum, research, publications, and educational offerings. It is also expected that this position will include on-going participation in relevant meetings and conferences with Minnesota Extensions Center for Community Vitality.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
A Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree is required in urban planning, public policy, political science, sociology, economics, or related fields with a focus on community and civic engagement. The successful candidate must have strong and demonstrated teaching, research, and community and civic engagement experience. An interdisciplinary social science background that includes institutional, political, and cultural expertise would be highly valued. Research interests should include one or more of the following: community and civic engagement, environmental planning, community economic development, sustainability, and ethnic/cultural studies. The joint appointment will provide an opportunity to build research and teaching agendas that connect these interest areas to new and ongoing civic engagement and leadership initiatives at Extension. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates will be considered, contingent upon completion of all doctoral requirements by the beginning date of the appointment.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Applications should include a curriculum vita, the names and addresses of three references, a sample of recent research, transcripts, a brief account of research and teaching interests and experience.

Please apply online via the Employment System at http://apptrkr.com/545768

Please attach:
• Curriculum vita
• Cover letter Address cover and reference letters to Search Committee for Community and Civic Engagement.
• Sample of recent research, and a brief account of research and teaching interests and experience.
• Names and contact information for three professional references (including name and contact information). To submit list of professional references online, attach them to the "references" section of the "Required Documents".

BENEFITS/APPOINTMENT
• Salary commensurate with education and experience.
• University of Minnesota benefits apply
• Reimbursement for travel and subsistence is available in accordance with University policy. Successful applicant must provide their own means of transportation, maintain their driver's license, and carry legally required vehicle insurance.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS POSITION CONTACT
Mary Ann G. Hennen, Search Committee Co-Chair & Program Leader, Leadership and Civic Engagement
Extension Center for Community Vitality
henne011@umn.edu
Work phone: 612-624-4226

Ryan Allen, Search Committee Co-Chair & Assistant Professor
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Urban and Regional Planning Program
allen650@umn.edu
Work phone: 612-625-5670
**Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

To check the status of your application, log in to the University of Minnesota employment website at https://employment.umn.edu/. You will need the user name and password you create when you apply for the position.

The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Texas A & M University of Galveston, Marine Sciences Department, Assist/Associate Professor, Deadline 1/1/15

Reference: JOB36883
Application deadline: 2 weeks 2 hours 35 minutes

Texas A&M University, Galveston Campus - Marine Sciences Department
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
NON-TENURE TRACK – INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN PHYSICS
Texas A&M University, Galveston Campus (TAMUG) invites applications for a full-time (nine- month/year), non-tenure track position at the Instructional Assistant or Associate Professor level. We seek an individual with at least a M.Sc. or Ph.D. (preferred) in Physics for the position of Physics Laboratory Director. The position is in the Department of Marine Sciences in Galveston. We are specifically looking for a person who will direct the laboratory associated with our College and University physics courses. She/he is expected to design and implement experiments in classical physics utilizing up-to-date technology to reinforce the topics covered in these physics courses, to teach some of the labs and to coordinate the efforts of the laboratory instructors. She/he is expected to have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and will have an opportunity to teach College and University physics courses or other courses appropriate to TAMUG’s marine-maritime programs. The multidisciplinary offerings of the Department of Marine Sciences include all of the physical sciences and oceanography as well as resource management and environmental policy. For more information on the position please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Ayal Anis by phone (409-740-4987) or email (anisa@tamug.edu). To apply, send a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and/or laboratory experience and interests, and a list of three references to Chair, Physics Lab Director Search Committee, Human Resources Department, Texas A&M University at Galveston, P.O. Box 1675, 200 Seawolf Parkway, Galveston, TX 77553-1675 or to  HR@tamug.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred start date is January 1, 2015, or earliest thereafter. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and verification of eligibility to work in the US. Texas A&M University, Galveston Campus, is an affirmative action employer committed to diversity.

University of Texas, Arlington, City and Regional Planning Department, Assistant Professor, Reviews begin Nov. 15, 2014

Reference: JOB36882
Application deadline: 4 weeks 2 hours 35 minutes

CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING
SCHOOL OF URBAN AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON
Search Code Id: SUP10102014CIRP

The School of Urban and Public Affairs (SUPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2015. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Planning or closely related field by June 15, 2015.

We seek a colleague in the area of land use planning with a strong promise of scholarship and ability to secure external funding. This candidate is expected to contribute to the Land Use Planning curriculum and the supervision of theses/dissertations in the Master's program in City and Regional Planning and the Ph.D. program in Urban Planning and Public Policy.  Preference is given to candidates who can also contribute to other areas of concentration such as economic development, transportation, and environmental planning and policies as well as the certificate programs in City and Regional Planning.  Experience in professional planning and community outreach is desirable.  The School is especially interested in candidates who have a growing or promising research record and interest in working in a multidisciplinary environment as well as a commitment to community service.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications.  The School offers excellent research and teaching support, and its location in the heart of the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. -- the Dallas-Fort Worth area -- provides an ideal setting for research and community service. The School houses the state-funded Institute of Urban Studies, which conducts studies and projects throughout the metropolitan region and state. With a broadly-trained multidisciplinary faculty, SUPA offers five graduate degrees: Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Public Policy, Master's in City and Regional Planning, Ph.D. in Public and Urban Administration, Master's in Urban Affairs and Policy, and Master's in Public Administration (http://www.uta.edu/supa/).

Applicants should submit a letter of application summarizing research and teaching interests, vitae, and names and contact information of three references by mail to Dr. Jianling Li, Chair of Faculty Search Committee, City and Regional Planning Program and Ph.D. Program in Urban Planning & Public Policy, School of Urban and Public Affairs, Box 19588, The University of Texas, Arlington, TX 76019, or by email to cirp.search@uta.edu. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2014 but will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Texas at Arlington is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalist.

Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of NY, Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning, Faculty Position in Env. Plann. Reviews immed.

Reference: JOB36878
Application deadline: 2 weeks 7 hours 35 minutes

University at Buffalo
The State University of New York
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
School of Architecture and Planning

University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Faculty Position In Environmental Planning

Released October 21, 2014

The Position: The faculty of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning invites applicants for a visiting assistant professor for one year in the field of Environmental Planning.
Our faculty is part of the School of Architecture and Planning, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

The appointment is expected to commence in August, 2015. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

We are searching for applicants whose research and teaching interests focus on Environmental Planning, in any or any combination of the following emphasis areas or related areas:

• Climate change
• Ecosystem restoration
• Environmental issues in central-city regeneration
• Land use planning
• Natural environment systems
• Sustainable development

Though the selected candidate may be given responsibilities in both graduate and undergraduate instruction, we are especially interested in candidates who may become closely involved in the Environmental and Land Use Planning specialization in the Master of Urban Planning Program.

Applicants must have or be about to complete a Ph .D. in planning or a related field. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The duties of a faculty member involve a combination of research, teaching (two classes per semester at the graduate or undergraduate level in the general curriculum as well as in his or her area of specialization), and service and student advising.

The faculty expects but cannot yet confirm that a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the same field will open up in fall 2016.

The University: With 30,000 students, the University at Buffalo is a Carnegie Class I research university and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). The university offers 90 Ph.D. and 135 master's programs, and has outstanding supercomputing, library, and 114 Diefendorf Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214-8032.

Tel: (716) 829-3671 Fax: (716) 829-3256 Web: http://www.ap.buffalo.edu/planning E-mail: ap-planning@buffalo.edu research facilities, including numerous interdisciplinary centers and institutes for faculty collaboration.

With thirteen tenured or tenure-track faculty members, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning is one of two accredited departments in a professional school of about 700 full-time equivalent students. The Department offers five degree programs: the B.A. in Environmental Design with about 90 students; the accredited Master's of Urban Planning (M.U.P.) degree with about 90 students; joint master degrees with Architecture, Law, and soon Public Health; and a growing Ph.D. degree in Urban Planning currently with six students, the number expected to rise to at least nine by next academic year. Students at the master's level may concentrate in one of the department's six areas of specialization: Economic and International Development; Environmental and Land Use Planning; GIS and Spatial Analysis; Historic Preservation, Neighborhood Planning and Community Development; and Urban Design and Physical Planning. There is also an interdisciplinary option.

The department is expected to re-enter its nineteenth-century building-currently undergoing full renovation-on the university's historic urban campus, in late 2015. The department benefits from an on-site architecture and planning library. The School of Architecture and Planning has excellent computing facilities, with over 160 systems available to students in labs and studios.

The Community: Near our campus is the University Heights neighborhood, with a full array of commercial outlets and services, in proximity to Buffalo's many diverse neighborhoods. The campus is highly accessible, situated on a subway and other transit lines. Housing opportunities are abundant and affordable.

The U.S. Buffalo-Niagara MSA has a population of over 1 million; extended to the Greater Toronto Area, the bi-national region has population exceeding 6.5 million, and offers a high quality of life and an exceptional setting for engaging planning issues. The region spans an international border and parts of the Great Lakes, and includes large cities, varied suburbs, wilderness and waterfront areas, dramatic landscapes, and quiet villages.

Application: Inquiries and/or nominations should be made as soon as possible. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three academic references to: ap-plandept-chair@buffalo.edu Address your letter to:
Professor Ernest Sternberg, Chair
Department of Urban and Regional Planning

University at Buffalo.

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Recruiter. As such it does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, creed or religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or marital or veteran status. Candidates with a disability may request reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Univ. of AZ, College of Arch, Plan & Landscape Arch., Assist. Prof. in Planning-Water & Climate Focus, Reviews immediately

Reference: JOB36877
Application deadline: 2 weeks 6 hours 35 minutes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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

Water and Climate Teaching Focus

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

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

Immediate Supervisor

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

For more information about CAPLA, the University of Arizona and Tucson please go to

http://capla.arizona.edu/share-our-passion

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

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

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

 

 

 

Iowa St. Univ., Dept. of Community & Regional Planning, Assistant Prof. -community & Regl Planning, reviews begin 1/1/15

Reference: JOB36876
Application deadline: 2 weeks 7 hours 35 minutes

Iowa State University
Department of Community and Regional Planning
Colleg of Design
Ames, Iowa
http://design.iastate.edu

Assistant Professor - Community and Regional Planning
Position Number: 400057

Position Responsibilities: The Department of Community and Regional Planning (CRP) in the College of Design at Iowa State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 16, 2015. The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of the department and the College of Design through teaching core planning courses and electives at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are seeking an individual who will contribute to research and teaching in environmental planning and practice, broadly defined. Areas of research and teaching of interest include (but are not limited to) environmental sustainability, food systems, renewable energy, natural resource management, environmental dispute resolution, environmental policy, environmental law, climate change, hazard management, and environmental economics. The planning department is a key component of a university-wide graduate program in sustainable agriculture, as well as a college-wide graduate program in sustainable environments. The successful candidate will be expected to strengthen connections between CRP, sustainable agriculture, and sustainable environments. Teaching quality is of particular importance to the search committee, as the successful candidate will be responsible for developing successful courses with large enrollments.

The CRP department integrates research, teaching and outreach consistent with the tenets of Iowa State’s land grant mission. Planning at Iowa State is known for strong community-based learning and scholarship and a close relationship with the University’s Extension and Outreach program. The Department prizes its multicultural faculty and seeks future colleagues from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. The department resides within the College of Design, one of the largest colleges of its kind in the United States. Nearly 100 faculty members serve 2000 students in 7 academic departments. These cover the entire spectrum of professional and academic disciplines connected to the production of the built environment. Opportunities for trans-disciplinary work are readily available.

The department offers two accredited degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Community and Regional Planning and a Master of Community and Regional Planning. The department also offers joint graduate degrees with Sustainable Agriculture, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Business Administration. In addition, the department co-sponsors a Master of Science in Transportation with the departments of Civil and Construction Engineering and Transportation and Logistics, and administers a university-wide GIS certificate. For more information, visit http://www.design.iastate.edu/CRP.

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 34,000 students are enrolled, and served by over 6,100 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted second best most livable small city in the nation (seewww.amescvb.com).

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All faculty members are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, and university activities and collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Qualifications:  Completed PhD by the start of employment in urban planning, geography, economics, environmental studies, natural resource management, public policy, public health, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: (1) Extensive teaching experience (2) Evidence/promise of a strong publication record (3) Evidence/potential for externally-funded research (4) Demonstrable experience with environmental planning, agricultural issues, and/or natural resource management (5) Extensive government, non-governmental organization, or industry experience are encouraged to apply.

Applications Instructions: To apply for this position, go to http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/7952 and click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter, addressing qualifications, research agenda/interest, teaching philosophy, and courses the applicant is prepared to teach
3) Contact information for three professional references
4) One writing sample (working paper, journal article, dissertation chapter, etc.), attached as ‘Other Documents 1’
5) Teaching evaluations (if available), attached as ‘Other Documents 2’

Review of applications will begin January 1, 2015 with applications be accepted until the position is filled.

Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status.

Univ. of Buffalo, Dept. of Urban & Regl Planning, faculty position in Environmental Planning, reviews start immediately

Reference: JOB36875
Application deadline: 2 weeks 6 hours 35 minutes

University at Buffalo
The State University of New York
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
School of Architecture and Planning

University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Faculty Position In Environmental Planning

Released October 21, 2014

The Position: The faculty of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning invites applicants
for a visiting assistant professor for one year in the field of Environmental Planning. Our faculty
is part of the School of Architecture and Planning, University at Buffalo, State University of New
York. The appointment is expected to commence in August, 2015.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  We are searching for applicants whose research and teaching interests focus on Environmental Planning, in any or any combination of the following emphasis areas or related areas:

• Climate change
• Ecosystem restoration
• Environmental issues in central-city regeneration
• Land use planning
• Natural environment systems
• Sustainable development

Though the selected candidate may be given responsibilities in both graduate and undergraduate instruction, we are especially interested in candidates who may become closely involved in the Environmental and Land Use Planning specialization in the Master of Urban Planning Program.

Applicants must have or be about to complete a Ph .D. in planning or a related field. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The duties of a faculty member involve a combination of research, teaching (two classes per semester at the graduate or undergraduate level in the general curriculum as well as in his or her area of specialization), and service and student advising.

The faculty expects but cannot yet confirm that a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the same field will open up in fall 2016.

The University: With 30,000 students, the University at Buffalo is a Carnegie Class I research university and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). The university offers 90 Ph.D. and 135 master's programs, and has outstanding supercomputing, library, and 114 Diefendorf Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214-8032, Tel: (716) 829-3671 Fax: (716) 829-3256 Web: http://www.ap.buffalo.edu/planning E-mail: ap-planning@buffalo.edu research facilities, including numerous interdisciplinary centers and institutes for faculty collaboration.

With thirteen tenured or tenure-track faculty members, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning is one of two accredited departments in a professional school of about 700 full-time equivalent students. The Department offers five degree programs: the B.A. in Environmental Design with about 90 students; the accredited Master's of Urban Planning (M.U.P.) degree with about 90 students; joint master degrees with Architecture, Law, and soon Public Health; and a

growing Ph.D. degree in Urban Planning currently with six students, the number expected to rise to at least nine by next academic year. Students at the master's level may concentrate in one of the department's six areas of specialization: Economic and International Development; Environmental and Land Use Planning; GIS and Spatial Analysis; Historic Preservation, Neighborhood Planning and Community Development; and Urban Design and Physical Planning. There is also an interdisciplinary option.

The department is expected to re-enter its nineteenth-century building-currently undergoing full renovation-on the university's historic urban campus, in late 2015. The department benefits from an on-site architecture and planning library. The School of Architecture and Planning has excellent computing facilities, with over 160 systems available to students in labs and studios.

The Community: Near our campus is the University Heights neighborhood, with a full array of commercial outlets and services, in proximity to Buffalo's many diverse neighborhoods. The campus is highly accessible, situated on a subway and other transit lines. Housing opportunities are abundant and affordable.

The U.S. Buffalo-Niagara MSA has a population of over 1 million; extended to the Greater Toronto Area, the bi-national region has population exceeding 6.5 million, and offers a high quality of life and an exceptional setting for engaging planning issues. The region spans an international border and parts of the Great Lakes, and includes large cities, varied suburbs, wilderness and waterfront areas, dramatic landscapes, and quiet villages.

Application: Inquiries and/or nominations should be made as soon as possible. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three academic references to: ap-plandept-chair@buffalo.edu Address your letter to:
Professor Ernest Sternberg, Chair,
Department of Urban and Regional Planning,

University at Buffalo.

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Recruiter. As such it does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, creed or religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or marital or veteran status. Candidates with a disability may request reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.