The Community and Regional Planning Program at the UNM School of Architecture & Planning is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Community Development Planning to commence in the Fall 2013 semester. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate seminars and studios in Community and Regional Planning. Undergraduate teaching will include Introduction to Community and Regional Planning. CRP graduate teaching may include seminars in Foundations of Community Development, Cultural Aspects of Planning, Regional Community Development, Housing, Neighborhood Planning, planning studios and practicums, and topical courses in the individual’s area of specialization. The successful candidate also will advise students, conduct research and creative work, engage in scholarship and assume regular faculty administrative responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Community and Regional Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, Geography, or a related field; demonstrated teaching experience; and demonstrated research or practice experience in community development planning or a related field. Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Community and Regional Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, Geography, or a related field; comfort with web-based technologies such as GIS or the use of social media; ability to work in interdisciplinary and collegial settings; ability to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels; research or practice experience in areas such as Indigenous Planning, Raza Planning, or Latin American Planning; promise for distinguished scholarship and applied research or professional practice; familiarity with community economic development, community capacity building, and methods of community participation and consensus building; grounding in the academic and professional discourse on identity and place and community-based theory and practice in community and regional settings.
All interested candidates must submit a letter of intent, CV and contact information, including addresses, telephone numbers, and emails, for four references online at https://unmjobs.unm.edu, posting #0817837. Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit copies of selected work. For best consideration apply by
November 15, 2012. The position will remain open until filled.
UNM’s confidentiality policy, “Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7, which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm. New Mexico has a rich and varied culture, and qualified candidates from all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
The Community and Regional Planning Program in the School of Architecture & Planning at the University of New Mexico has been accredited since 1985 and offers a professional Master of Community and Regional Planning degree and an undergraduate degree in Environmental Planning and Design. The Program hosts an ethno-culturally diverse faculty and student body. About 65 graduate students and 50 undergraduates are enrolled each year. About one-quarter of graduate students are enrolled in dual degrees with Latin American Studies, Water Resources, or Public Administration, and the Program is considering dual degrees with Public Health and Geography. The School is home to the Indigenous Design and Planning Institute and the Resource Center for Raza Planning and actively engages its regional Southwest context.
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND EDUCATOR