The Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty appointments to begin in July 2013.
Cornell is a top-ranked planning department with 130 undergraduate majors (BS-Urban and Regional Studies), 120 professional master’s students in accredited programs in City and Regional Planning and Historic Preservation Planning, and 40 Ph.D. students in City and Regional Planning and Regional Science. The Department, with a full-time faculty of 15, draws students from across the U.S. and the world and is one of the premier programs for U.S. and international planning. The Department is in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, which is committed to advancing scholarship in the art and science of place-making and urban design by providing a supportive, resource-rich context for collaborative studies both within the unit and across the university. Demonstrating this commitment, CRP supports dual degrees with Cornell programs in Landscape Architecture and Real Estate.
We seek applicants who will strengthen our efforts to integrate:
Our goal in teaching, research, and community outreach is to promote vibrant place-making, urban sustainability, and social equity. Successful candidates must demonstrate high quality research and creative practice through design work, publishing, and grantsmanship, excellence in teaching and advising, as well as professional experience in the urban environment in the U.S. and internationally. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or an equivalent terminal degree in planning, regional science, geography, landscape architecture, architecture, or another relevant field.
Appointments may be made at all ranks.
Position #1 Land Use
We seek applicants with research, teaching and professional expertise in land-use planning at the city or regional scale. Applicant expertise may include: public/private project planning, legal aspects of land use, the land-use/environment nexus, or planning support systems. Applicants should have experience in addressing planning and land use issues in the U.S., but we welcome applicants with comparative international experience. We anticipate that the candidate for this position will able to teach a combination of studio, workshop and classroom courses.
Position #2 Urban Design
We seek applicants with research, teaching and professional expertise in urban design as the theory and practice of place-making at various scales in U.S. and international settings. Applicants should demonstrate expertise in built environment interaction with ecological, social, political, and economic life and urban design techniques, including digital visualization. We anticipate that the candidate for this position will able to teach a combination of studio, workshop and classroom courses.
We are located in Ithaca, NY, on the campus of Cornell University. The central mission of Cornell’s Department of City and Regional Planning is to train the next generation of scholars and practitioners to carry forward our historical commitment to knowledge creation, teaching, and service.
Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning November 1, 2012 until we identify a pool of qualified candidates for each position.
To be considered for the Land Use Planning position, please apply at the following website:
To be considered for the Urban Design position, please apply at the following website: