Iowa State University, Assistant Professor, Community and Regional Planning, College of Design; app review begins 09.10.2013

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Reference: JOB36657
Application deadline: CLOSED

Vacancy # 130617XXXXX

The Department of Community and Regional Planning (CRP) in the College of Design at Iowa State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 16, 2014. The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of the department and the College of Design through teaching core planning courses and electives at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are seeking an outstanding individual who will contribute to teaching and research in urban design, physical planning, and site development, with strengths in community participation/engagement. The college offers a new interdisciplinary program in a number of areas including a Master of Urban Design (M.U.D.) and a Master of Design in Sustainable Environments (M.D.S.E.), and the successful candidate will be expected to make significant contributions to CRP and one or both of these new programs.

Candidates must have, at a minimum, the following required qualifications: a Ph.D. in Planning or related field. ABDs will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be completed by the start date of employment. Preference will be given to a Ph.D. in Planning, teaching experience, a strong publication record, evidence of funded research potential and AICP membership.

Applicants must apply on-line through the ISU Jobs website: ( and should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, names of three references, a writing sample and a course outline in the area of their specialty. The letter should address the applicant’s qualifications, courses the applicant is prepared to teach, and applicant’s research interests. Please provide an email address for communication purposes. Review of applications will begin September 10, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information contact:

Dr. Susan Bradbury
Chair, CRP Faculty Search Committee
Iowa State University
146 College of Design
Ames, IA 50011-3091

Our multicultural department engages with planning practice in integrating research, teaching and outreach consistent with the tenets of the Land Grant Mission. We are known for our strong community-based learning and scholarship in an applied context including a commitment to Extension and Outreach that strengthens the sustainable relationship between people and the land. The department is a unit within the College of Design at Iowa State University in Ames, which includes Architecture, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Integrated Studio Arts, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture. Opportunities for multidisciplinary work are readily available. The department offers two accredited planning degrees: Bachelor of Science in Community and Regional Planning and Master’s in Community and Regional Planning. The department also offers joint Masters degrees with Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Business Administration, Sustainable Agriculture, and the above-listed degrees (M.U.D. and M.D.S.E.). In addition, the department offers a Masters degree in Transportation jointly with the departments of Civil and Construction Engineering and Transportation and Logistics. CRP administers a university-wide GIS certificate. For more information about the department, visit

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities and women are particularly encouraged to apply.