The Graduate Program in City and Regional Planning at the University of Memphis is seeking to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor in City and Regional Planning for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track, one-year academic appointment.
The Graduate Program is seeking to recruit an individual with strong environmental and physical planning training and experience capable of teaching a variety of physical planning classes and studios of interest to city planning, civil engineering, architecture, anthropology, earth sciences and environmental studies students.
The person hired for this position will offer two lecture/seminar classes during the academic year; one focused on the fundamentals of environmental planning and the other introducing students to the principles and practice of contemporary urban design. In addition, the person will teach two studio classes focused on comprehensive planning and urban design.
In addition to these teaching responsibilities, the person hired will be asked to contribute to the Graduate Program’s ongoing student advising, capstone supervision, and community outreach activities within his/her area of expertise.
The Graduate Program will offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. This position offers full University benefits described at the University of Memphis Business and Finance Office’s website at: http://memphis.edu/hr/benefits/prospective.php
Successful candidates must possess a professional degree in architecture, engineering, or urban design and a Ph.D. in city and regional planning, along with a minimum of two years of relevant graduate teaching experience. Applicants must submit a cover letter describing their academic and professional qualifications and interest in the position, a current CV, and list of three references at the University of Memphis Human Resources Website at: https://workforum.memphis.edu
by May 8, 2013 to receive full consideration for this position.
The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University.