University of Arizona, Visiting Assistant Professor of Planning; application review begins 03.25.2013

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Reference: JOB36635
Application deadline: CLOSED

The University of Arizona MS Planning Program in the College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA) is seeking to fill a one year non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level for the academic year 2013/2014.

Successful candidates will demonstrate strength in physical planning with a record of excellence in teaching. We seek individuals with a PhD in Urban Planning and AICP certification is preferred. Teaching expectations may include courses in introduction to planning, planning theory, transportation planning, and project-based interdisciplinary studios in urban planning. We value collegiality the ability to work in interdisciplinary teams that advance practice, scholarship, and community engagement. Applicants should be able to mentor planning graduate students but also serve on thesis committees in architecture and landscape architecture. Best candidates will be highly motivated and organized individuals with strong communication skills.

As a national leader in sustainable design, planning, and management for arid regions, CAPLA advances The University of Arizona as the premier institution devoted to the environmental sustainability, entrepreneurialism, and health. As a professional college, CAPLA’s Core Mission and strength is training urban planners, landscape architects, and architects to work effectively in our severe local conditions and to easily transport this knowledge to less extreme conditions. As a campus leader in community engagement, CAPLA advances the University’s historic land grant mission through design and planning assistance to diverse communities throughout the state of Arizona and the world.

Located within CAPLA, the two Schools include the School of Architecture and the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning. CAPLA also includes the Drachman Institute that serves as the College’s service and outreach center.

The Planning Program at The University of Arizona believes that the rich cultural heritage and physical environment of the Southwest provide an invaluable resource for the study and practice of Urban Planning. Our curriculum focuses on preparing students for practice by engaging them with real-world challenges that face society and the environment.

Our facilities are extraordinary—studios are bright and airy, computer labs are spacious and up-to-date and we have a state-of-the-art GeoDesign lab. We enjoy our award-winning building and landscape with spectacular views of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Tucson is an exciting and affordable place to live with cultural amenities and outdoor activities that offer diverse experiences.

We take pride in our friendly collegial atmosphere and our extraordinary community of designers and planners working in one of the most inspirational environments in the world—the Sonoran Desert.

Apply at Job #52022
Submit a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest – summarizing teaching experiences, research, and professional interests; include the names and contact information of three references.

Application Review: will begin on March 25th 2013, but will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Lauri Macmillan Johnson
Director, School of Landscape Architecture and Planning
College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture
1040 N. Olive Road, P.O. Box 210075, Tucson, AZ 85721-0075
(520) 621-8790