Miami University, Assistant Professor, Planning and Sustainability; application review begins 01.01.12

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Reference: JOB36534
Application deadline: CLOSED

Geography: Assistant Professor in planning and sustainability, jointly appointed with the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability, to teach courses on urban development and sustainability, and upper-division courses on advanced planning techniques as they relate to the urban environment; initiate and maintain an active research agenda; engage students in community-based learning; connect these to effective service. Tenure-track position to start August 2013. Require: Ph.D. (by date of appointment) in geography or urban planning or cognate design field; expertise in planning principles/techniques and their application to sustainability issues. Desire: Demonstrated excellence in the classroom; record of scholarship and publication; potential to attract extramural research funds; capacity for engaged service on and off campus. Candidates should document any professional or other policy-relevant experience, technical skills in GIS or design, and should convey enthusiasm for community engagement in U.S. or international settings. Send curriculum vitae; letter describing scholarly, teaching, and service interests; and three letters of recommendation to Dr. David Prytherch, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geography, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056; contact phone is 513-529-5010, fax is 513-529-1948; email geography@muohio.edu. Screening of applications begins November 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information on Miami University’s Department of Geography, visit http://www.muohio.edu/geography; about the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability visit http://www.cas.muohio.edu/ies/. Miami University, an EOE/AA employer with smoke-free campuses, is seeking to increase the diversity of its workforce and encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Right to Know – Consumer Information –http://www.miami.muohio.edu/about-miami/publications-and-policies/student-consumer-info/index.html. Hard copy upon request.