The University of Rhode Island is an international leader in coastal science, design, planning, policy, and management. Academic and outreach units with expertise in these areas include the departments of Marine Affairs, Landscape Architecture, Natural Resource Science, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Anthropology, Fisheries, Marine Biology, Ocean Engineering, History, Marine Archeology, and Fisheries; the Graduate School of Oceanography; the Coastal Resources Center; the Coastal Institute; and URI’s Center of Excellence in Ocean Spatial Planning and Renewable Energy.
This assistant professor position in sustainable design, planning, and policy in the coastal environment is a tenure-track, academic-year position with an anticipated start date of September 2013.
The successful applicant is expected to develop and maintain an externally-funded, active research program; to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her specialization; to mentor undergraduate and graduate students in research; and to carry out service in the Department, College, University, and community.
1. Ph.D. in landscape architecture, environmental planning, urban design, geography, environmental policy, or closely-related field from an accredited college or university at time of appointment;
2. Demonstrated experience in conducting research on policy, planning, and/or design projects in coastal systems;
3. Demonstrated ability to effectively teach sustainable design, green infrastructure, planning, or policy in a coastal environment;
4. Demonstrated proficiency in CAD and/or GIS, and a familiarity with technologies associated with design and graphic communication;
5. Evidence of previous interdisciplinary collaboration and research; 6. Demonstrated excellence in writing and oral communication skills.
Additional Information and application instructions for Posting #6000941 can be found at: www.tinyurl.com/uricoast
Questions can be directed to Dr. Peter August, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: (401)874-4794
The University of Rhode Island is committed to the principles of affirmative action and the attainment of equal employment and equal educational opportunities for all qualified individuals.