Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lecturer/Visiting Assistant Professor in Energy and Planning

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Reference: JOB36808
Application deadline: CLOSED

Position: part-time, one-year, non-tenure track position as lecturer or visiting assistant professor with the opportunity for reappointment for up to two additional years in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning.

Description: The Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications from individuals who would like to join our faculty as a lecturer or visiting assistant professor. The position requires teaching two to three classes per year, participating in department committees, and serving as an academic and thesis advisor to students enrolled in the Master of City Planning program.

We seek a colleague with expertise in energy policy and planning, particularly with regard to demand-side management and energy efficiency, energy strategy development, renewable energy, and/or the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions. Expertise in urban energy policy and planning is a plus. We are equally interested in applicants with knowledge of these issues in domestic and international settings.

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning is located within the School of Architecture and Planning. The department is home to a diverse student body that spans doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels and offers an environmental policy and planning specialization.

Minimum Qualifications: A urban planning, energy policy, or related disciplines; or a masters degree combined with extensive experience in energy policy and planning. To apply, please visit

Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is intended to begin in the Fall of 2014.