University of Texas - San Antonio, Assistant Professor, Urban and Regional Planning; deadline for apps. 30 November 2013

The application deadline for this job posting has passed. Although you can still view the information no new applications for this job are currently being accepted.
Reference: JOB36719
Application deadline: CLOSED

The Urban and Regional Planning (URP) Graduate Program in the College of Architecture at the University of Texas at San Antonio, invites qualified individuals to apply for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning in August 2014. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The URP Program was initiated in Fall 2010 and is one of the fastest growing programs in the College of Architecture.

Responsibilities for the position include developing and teaching a wide range of graduate planning courses. Emerging needs are in the fields of economic development, health planning, demography, research methods for planning, geographic information systems (GIS), land use management, and rural development.

Candidates should have a clear research agenda and be prepared to participate in the development of the URP Graduate Program. The candidate is expected to conduct scholarly research at a level that promises future recognition and make service contributions to the URP Graduate Program, College, and University. All URP Planning courses are currently taught at UTSA’s Downtown Campus and evening courses are necessary.

Required Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning or a related field from an accredited institution. ABD status on the Ph.D. may be considered, but the candidate must complete their degree by May 2014.

Preferred qualifications: A Ph.D. in urban and regional planning. Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the teaching areas cited above. Articulated potential for teaching, research, and scholarship.

Required Application Materials
Applicants must submit the following copy, electronic MS Word or PDF format, to the email address listed below:

1) letter of interest: including:

  • clearly identify, the level for which you are applying
  • narrative statement of 1 to 2 pages, describing your qualifications for the position, areas of expertise, plans for future research, and pedagogical approach

2) curriculum vitae: if currently working towards a terminal degree, please give evidence of graduate hours completed and status of progress toward said degree
3) list of three references: include all contact information
4) sample publications: provide evidence of work that is representative of research work suitable at that level.

For priority consideration, candidates should send all application materials, electronically, prior to Friday, 30 November 2013, to:

Chair, URP Faculty Search Committee
College of Architecture
University of Texas at San Antonio
501 W. César E. Chávez Blvd.,
San Antonio, TX 78207
tel: (210) 458-3137
fax: (210) 458-3016
e-mail (for submissions and inquiries):

The review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The selection process will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of faculty recruitment procedures of the University of Texas at San Antonio, which is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.