The Urban and Regional Planning program at the University of South Florida (USF) invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning on August 7, 2013. The Urban and Regional Planning Program, now in its fourth year, has already built a strong reputation in research, service and training in the Tampa Bay area.
Requirements for this position include: Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning or closely aligned field (ABD candidates with expectations of Ph.D. completion within the first academic year may be considered at the rank of instructor). We seek candidates with teaching and research specializations in land use planning; economic development; and/or growth management; candidates must also have the ability to teach courses in one or more of our core curricular areas of planning theory, history, and methods. Evidence of capability for conducting vigorous, externally funded research, along with a commitment to university and community service, is required. Salary is negotiable.
Applications must be submitted through the University of South Florida Employment website: https://employment.usf.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp. Click on Faculty and look for position 00005781.
We require a CV; graduate school transcript; writing sample; list of three references; and student evaluation of teaching, if available; these can be uploaded to the USF employment website, OR emailed to Dr. Elizabeth Strom, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on December 1 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Urban and Regional Planning program is currently housed in the USF Dept. of Geography, Environment and Planning (http://gep.usf.edu/) but in Spring 2013 is planning to move into a newly created school of public affairs, along with the USF Public Administration program and the Florida Institute of Government. The formation of this new school creates many exciting opportunities for our faculty.
The University of South Florida System is one of the nation's top 63 public research universities and one of 39 community-engaged, four-year public universities as designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. USF was awarded $394 million in research contracts and grants in FY 2009/2010. The system offers 232 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine. It has a $1.5 billion annual budget, an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion, and serves more than 47,000 students on institutions/campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee. USF is a member of the Big East Athletic Conference.
According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For ADA accommodations, please contact Elizabeth Strom at (813) 974-0580 or email@example.com at least five working days prior to need. USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.