The Florida State University seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2014. Applicants must hold (or be expected to receive prior to August 2014) a doctorate in urban and regional planning, or an equivalent degree in a related field, and must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research aimed at solutions to problems in urban planning. We seek candidates to work in the program’s nationally recognized Land Use/Comprehensive Planning specialization. Candidates with expertise in land development, growth management, infrastructure systems, coastal planning, fiscal impacts, community resilience, and/or hazard mitigation would be especially welcomed. Research interests in Latin America and Planning in Diverse Communities would also be of value.
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 with Demography, International Affairs, Law, Public Administration, and Public Health, and a cooperative Master's International Program with the U.S. Peace Corps. The 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 over 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
The Florida State University is a Carnegie Foundation-classified Research I institution. Among its 42,000 students are 8,500 graduate students pursuing over 200 programs of study. Campus research emphases include an Institute for Successful Longevity, The Risk Initiative, and the Public Policy Institute. Tallahassee is Florida's capital, affording access to many field opportunities; principal employers are state government and three institutions of higher education.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, and the names and contact information of three references to the LU Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013.
The Florida State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.