The School of City and Regional Planning (SCaRP) at Georgia Tech invites applications for two tenure track nine-month positions with expected start dates of August 2013, one in transportation planning; a second in economic and/or community development.
Assistant or Associate Professor: Transportation Planning. We seek candidates who will contribute to the teaching of our core courses as well as expand course offerings in transportation planning. Specific interest areas might include: transportation planning methods; urban modeling and simulation; decision and planning support systems; policy analysis; travel behavior and forecasting; transportation and land use interactions; non-motorized transportation; public transit; transportation economics; and transportation risk and security. Tenure home will be in the School of City and Regional Planning; joint appointment in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is possible for an appropriate candidate.
Applicants must have a doctorate in City and Regional Planning, Civil and Environmental Engineering or a closely related field. Candidates must show promise of significant scholarship, ability to develop a successful program of sponsored research, and should be able to contribute to the University’s major strategic investment in transportation planning and engineering. This may include focused contributions to existing joint degree programs; the newly designated National Center for Transportation System Productivity and Management; the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development; the Center for Geographic Information Systems and/or other academic and research initiatives.
The Search Committee will begin screening applications 16 November 2012 and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Candidates should submit the following materials, scanned in order into one pdf, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. A letter of interest:
2. Curriculum Vitae including record of publications and grant-funded research
3. Statement of teaching philosophy
4. Contact information for three referees.
Other communication may be addressed to:
Professor Subhro Guhathakurta, Chair
Transportation Planning Search Committee
Professor of City and Regional Planning
Director, Center for Geographic Information Systems
Georgia Institute of Technology
280 Ferst Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0695 USA
Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer committed to expanding the educational diversity of its faculty and students and encourages applications from a broad variety of candidates.