Florida State University seeks candidates for a Visiting Professor in the areas of Land Use or Environmental Planning for the 2013-2014 academic year. Applicants must hold (or be expected to receive prior to August 2013) a doctorate in urban and regional planning, or an equivalent degree in a related field, and must demonstrate teaching excellence and interest in conducting research aimed at solutions to problems in urban planning. The successful candidate will teach four courses from among the following topics: infrastructure planning, land use planning, methods of environmental analysis, coastal planning, sustainable development, planning for climate change, and introduction to planning. The starting date for this one year visiting position is August 12, 2013. The Department anticipates being able to hire two tenure track faculty in the next academic year, one each in the areas of Land Use and Environmental Planning.
Administratively housed within the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, the Department includes 11 faculty and 110 graduate students and offers a PAB-accredited professional master's degree, a Ph.D., and an undergraduate minor. The Department offers joint degrees in Planning/Demography, Planning/International Affairs, Planning/Law, Planning/Public Administration, and Planning/Public Health, and a cooperative Master's International Program with the U.S. Peace Corps. The PhD program has research emphases in Land Planning and Policy, Alternative Transportation in the Modern City, Planning for Healthy and Resilient Communities, Community and Neighborhood Change, Collaborative and Participatory Governance, Environmental Ethics, Housing Affordability, and Human Settlements and Institutions in the Context of Global Change. College partners include the Center for Disaster Risk Policy and the Center for Demography and Population Health.
Founded in 1965, we have awarded almost 1,400 graduate degrees. The Department also includes the Florida Planning and Development Lab, an entity designed to provide planning services to communities in Florida, the southeastern U.S., and Latin America. For further information, visit the Department’s website at: http://www.coss.fsu.edu/durp/
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, an example course syllabus, and the names and contact information of three references to Tim Chapin, URP Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 28, 2013 (extended from original May 17 deadline).
Florida State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.