University of Oklahoma, Assistant or Associate Professor, Regional and City Planning; application review begins 15 January 2014

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Reference: JOB36760
Application deadline: CLOSED

The University of Oklahoma’s College of Architecture invites applications for a tenured or tenure track with the rank of assistant or associate professor in the Division of Regional and City Planning. The appointment will begin on or about August 16, 2014.


  • Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to teach core curriculum and support the program’s physical planning specialization. Faculty will be expected to teach two courses per semester.
  • Experience teaching courses in urban design, transportation and environmental planning or GIS preferred.
  • Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a research agenda that can be developed and applied, where appropriate, to issues important in the Great Plaines.
  • The ability to engage in interdisciplinary teaching and research is a priority of the College of Architecture.
  • Successful applicants will hold a Ph.D. in Urban Planning or a closely related field.
  • Applications will be considered from applicants that are ABD and can demonstrate that the degree will be completed within one year of the date of the appointment.
  • AICP certification is desirable.

Beyond teaching and research productivity, collegiality and the ability to work harmoniously with others is an important performance evaluation criterion in the College of Architecture. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Regional and City Planning program at the University of Oklahoma was founded in 1947, making it one of the oldest planning programs in the United States. The program offers a Master of Regional and City Planning Degree. The program has produced numerous prominent professional leaders in planning during its 60 year history, including former APA and AICP Presidents, AICP Fellows, and planning directors of major U.S. cities and counties. The Division has strong interdisciplinary collaborations in and outside the College, including programs in Engineering, Economics, Public Administration, and Geography. Through collaborations, our faculty has worked on more than $16.0 million in external research funds over the past ten years. For more information, please see The College will begin enrolling students in its new doctoral program beginning August, 2014.

Located in Norman, Oklahoma, the College of Architecture has programs in Architecture, Construction Science, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Regional and City Planning. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, through the Urban Design Center, the College offers a Master of Science in Architectural Urban Studies. The College has 42 full-time and part-time faculties with an enrollment of 400 undergraduate students and 80 graduate students. The College of Architecture is housed in Gould Hall, a recently renovated and state-of-the-art teaching and research facility. The College of Architecture is also home to the Institute for Quality Communities, dedicated to providing planning and design assistance to Oklahoma communities.

The University of Oklahoma is a comprehensive research University offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs with extensive continuing education and public service programs. Its 2,000-acre Norman campus houses 15 colleges with approximately 1,300 faculty servicing 26,000 students. Norman, located 17 miles south of Oklahoma City, has an estimated population of 115,000, making it the third-largest city in Oklahoma, and is known for its quality of life and affordability.

Apply electronically (in PDF format) by submitting a cover letter expressing your interest in the position and describing your relevant experience in teaching, research, and service, full contact information for three references (please indicate if these are confidential) and curriculum vitae to:

Questions may be submitted electronically to Dawn Jourdan at or by phone at 405.325.3502. Application review will begin immediately. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution.

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