East Carolina University, Urban and Regional Planning, Depart. of Geography, Assistant Professor, Review Begins 11.07.12

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The Urban and Regional Planning Program in the Department of Geography, Harriot College of Arts and Sciences at East Carolina University, is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 19, 2013 (http://www.ecu.edu/plan/). The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of the Planning Program through teaching core planning courses, electives at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and contributing to research. We seek candidates with primary research and teaching interests in environmental planning, coastal planning and management, or landscape or land use planning. Ability to teach students from a range of disciplines including geography, coastal resource management, and sustainable tourism is also preferred. Appropriate professional service is also expected. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in planning or related field from an accredited institution at time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates who have a Ph.D. in planning, AICP or ASLA certification, teaching experience, a productive publication record, evidence of funded research potential, and who show innovation in technology for research, teaching, or engagement.

The Urban and Regional Planning Program at East Carolina University is the only accredited program in North Carolina to offer the B.S. degree in urban and regional planning. Program faculty also contribute to the Planning Concentration within the M.A. in Geography, MBA with environmental planning certificate, and MS in industrial technology. Program specializations include community, land use, coastal and environmental planning. Faculty are active in community engagement efforts, and are affiliated with the Center for Natural Hazards Research, Institute for Coastal Science & Policy, Center for Sustainable Tourism, and interdisciplinary graduate programs in Coastal Resources Management, Security Studies, and Public Administration. The Department of Geography (http://www.ecu.edu/geog/) is the tenure home for Planning Program faculty and offers a collegial and supportive work environment for faculty with varied interests and research agendas.

To apply, complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of application, description of research agenda and teaching interests, and curriculum vitae online at www.jobs.ecu.edu. Provide the names for three current letters of reference, to be sent upon request (hard copy) to: Dr. Tom Allen, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geography, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858. For questions, contact Dr. Allen at allenth@ecu.edu or 252-328-6624. Screening will begin November 7, 2012, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

ECU is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System and enrolls more than 27,000 students. The University is made up of seven colleges, including the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences and the Brody School of Medicine. The University is classified as a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University. ECU is located in Greenville, NC, which has a population of more than 86,000, is about 80 miles east of Raleigh, and also is a short distance to the Atlantic coast. Greenville is a rapidly growing regional center for education, health, and retail services and offers a variety of opportunities and activities for all interests.

ECU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University that accommodates individuals with disabilities. Individuals requesting a disability accommodation should call the ECU Office of Disability Support Services at 252-737-1016 (Voice/TTY/Relay). Proper documentation of identity and employability, and an official graduate transcript, are required at the time of employment.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in planning or related field from an appropriately accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates with AICP certification, teaching experience, a productive publication record, evidence of funded research potential, and who show innovation in technology for research, teaching, or engagement. Faculty will be considered from a range of specialties that complement the strengths of the department and enhance the program's mission of planning education and service in the region.

To apply, complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of application, description of teaching interests and research agenda, and curriculum vitae online. Provide the names for three current letters of reference, to be sent upon request )hard copy to: Dr. Tom Allen, Search Committee Chair, Department of geography, Mail Stop 557, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858. For questions contact Dr. Allen at allenth@ecu.edu or 252-328-6624.

Screening will begin November 7, 2012, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.