The MSU Department of City and Regional Planning intends to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level starting in the Fall of 2014. Primary teaching responsibilities include courses in planning methods, computer applications in planning including GIS, and municipal finance and budgeting. The ability to offer courses in site planning, transportation planning, planning law, real estate development, planning studios or environmental planning is also desirable. The candidate should have a well-defined research agenda. Additionally, the Department is interested in candidates who have the ability to develop and nurture partnerships with local planning agencies and community organizations, as well as those who have experience working in an interdisciplinary environment, particularly with the disciplines of architecture and landscape architecture. A Ph.D. in planning or related field is required at time of application and AICP is desirable.
The City and Regional Planning Program at Morgan State University was originally established in 1970 and is one of the first planning programs at a Historically Black College and University. The program is fully accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board and is strongly oriented to the professional world, using its setting in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan region and the Northeast Corridor as a starting point for course study, research and partnerships. Class sizes are usually small and the program is offered in the evening to meet the needs of working students. The Department is in the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P). For further information, see the SA+P website (http://www.morgan.edu/sap
In the School of Architecture and Planning, you will join world-class design faculty who are committed to teaching the next generation of city and regional planners, architects, and landscape architects and who are actively pursuing research agendas that critically assess the built environment.
Interested candidates should electronically send a single PDF of no more than 50 pages containing a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of course syllabi and peer-reviewed scholarship, and contact information for three academic references to firstname.lastname@example.org
. For more information, please contact
Siddhartha Sen, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairperson
Department of City and Regional Planning
School of Architecture and Planning
Morgan State University
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251
Morgan State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time this position is scheduled to begin, and to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
Closing date for applications is February 15, 2014