University of Virginia, Assistant Professor Environmental Planning; review of applications will begin 25 October 2013

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Reference: JOB36688
Application deadline: CLOSED

The Department of Urban and Environmental Planning invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin fall 2014. We are seeking candidates who can play a leadership role in the department in the area of Environmental Planning. Areas of potential interest relating to environmental planning could include: natural resources management and policy; environmental negotiation and community engagement; planning for water quality and supply; watersheds protection and storm water management; climate change (mitigation and/or adaptation), and renewable energy; land and habitat conservation; urban ecology and city greening; coastal planning and resilience; natural hazard mitigation and disaster management, among other research areas.

A PhD in planning is required, although a PhD in a related field (such as natural resources or environmental management), with a prior degree in Planning or significant planning experience may be considered. Candidates must show evidence of scholarly activity or promise of significant scholarship in the area of environmental planning, an ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate students, and conduct research or engage in reflective professional practice. Publications commensurate with one's academic and professional career stage are essential.

Applicants must complete a candidate profile on Jobs@ at and electronically attach the following to posting #0612923:
1) Cover letter
2) Vitae
3) Statement of Research Interests
4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy
5) Contact information for three references - name, email and phone

Review of applications will begin October 25, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

The title of our department is Urban and Environmental Planning, with the emphasis on "and". We believe it is necessary to consider both the urban and environmental aspects of a setting in order to fully address its issues, problems, and opportunities. We find it important to emphasize linkages as well as distinctions. We hope to inspire our students with enthusiasm for addressing the planning needs of sustainable communities. More about the program and this search can be found at

Tim Beatley
Search Committee and Department Chair
University of Virginia, School of Architecture, Campbell Hall
PO Box 400122
Charlottesville, VA 29904-4122

Tim Kelley, Departmental Assistant
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The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.