The Department of Planning and Urban Studies (PLUS) at the University of New Orleans seeks candidates for a one semester non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor position to begin January 2014. The candidate must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching environmental planning and substantial knowledge of hazards and resilience. Candidates with expertise in environmental justice, community resilience, coastal ecosystems or GIS would be especially welcomed. Applicants for Visiting Assistant Professor must hold a Ph.D. in urban and regional planning or an equivalent degree in a related field. Applications for Visiting Instructor must be ABD in urban and regional planning or an equivalent degree in a related field.
Administratively housed within the College of Liberal Arts, the Department has 8 faculty members and 110 graduate students in three graduate programs, including a PAB-accredited professional Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree. The Department works closely with the departments of Anthropology and Geography to offer a Master of Science in Urban Studies that focuses on cultural resource management and historic preservation. UNO-PLUS works closely with two applied research institutes: UNO-CHART (Center for Hazards Assessment, Response and Technology) and the UNO Transportation Institute.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, transcripts, and three letters of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of New Orleans is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
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