University of Virginia, Assistant Professor Transportation Planning

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Reference: JOB36529
Application deadline: CLOSED

The Department of Urban and Environmental Planning invites applications for a tenure track nine-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 25, 2013. We are seeking candidates who can play a leadership role in the department in the area of Transportation Planning. Areas of potential interest relating to transportation and planning could include transportation history, transportation and urban form/urban design, travel behavior, transportation policy, infrastructure finance, sustainability/energy, transit-oriented development, health and transportation, the design of walkable and healthy neighborhoods, social justice, multi-modal transportation, or analytic methods.

A PhD in planning is required or a related field with a prior degree in planning or related experience or publications is required. Candidates must show evidence of scholarly activity or promise of significant scholarship, an ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate students, and conduct research or engage in reflective professional practice. Publications commensurate with one's academic and professional career stage are essential.

Applicants must complete a candidate profile on Jobs@ at and electronically attach the following to posting #0610636:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Vitae
  3. Statement of Research Interests
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Contact information for three references - name, email and phone

Review of applications will begin September 20, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. The chair of the search committee will be in attendance at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning conference November 1-4, 2012 in Cincinnati and will be conducting informational sessions for interest in the position.
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The title of our department is Urban and Environmental Planning, with the emphasis on "and". We believe it is necessary to consider both the urban and environmental aspects of a setting in order to fully address its issues, problems, and opportunities. We find it important to emphasize linkages as well as distinctions. We hope to inspire our students with enthusiasm for addressing the planning needs of sustainable communities. More about the program and this search can be found at

Tim Beatley
Search Committee and Department Chair
University of Virginia, School of Architecture, Campbell Hall
PO Box 400122
Charlottesville, VA 229904-4122

Questions regarding the application process in Jobs@ should be directed to:

Tim Kelley, Departmental Assistant

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.