Job Type: Tenured/Tenure Track
Job Rank: Tenure-Track Faculty
Job ID: (0) 13092500002
College URL: http://soa.utexas.edu
Closing Date: 11/15/2013
Field of Specialization: Community and Regional Planning: Land Use and Land Development
The Graduate Program in Community and Regional Planning in the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the tenure track position of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2014. The successful candidate will have completed the Ph.D. in planning or a related field and will be prepared to offer courses in land use and land development. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to contribute to the planning program core curriculum, with basic statistics and planning methods being of particular interest. Applicants should also demonstrate evidence of independent scholarship in the land use and land development area and potential for a successful, peer-reviewed publication record.
The CRP Program is 52 years old and has 900+ alumni. The faculty consists of 11 full-time equivalent positions, and the student body comprises approximately 90 masters and 15 doctoral students. Many of the planning faculty and students are engaged in sponsored research through the School of Architecture's Center for Sustainable Development, which coordinates grants and contracts on a variety of topics. The CRP Program offers opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration within the School of Architecture and with programs and research institutes across the University of Texas campus, including the Institute of Latin American Studies, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the Environmental Science Institute.
Located in Austin, the state capital, and widely rated as one of America's most desirable places to live, the Program has a long history of research and other collaboration with professionals, public officials and community-based organizations working on planning and related issues in a city known for extensive public involvement and a commitment to sustainable urban development.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a statement of interest including professional background and current and proposed scholarship, CV, description of courses which the applicant is capable of teaching, and names and contact information for three references.
Send application materials by hard copy and e-mail to: Terry D. Kahn Chair, Search Committee, Community and Regional Planning University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, 310 Inner Campus Drive B7500 Austin, Texas, 78712-1009. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A background check will be conducted on the selected applicant. The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.