The City and Regional Planning Graduate Program in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Urban Planning to begin in fall 2020.
We seek a colleague with a research focus in one or more of the following areas: environmental planning, urban design & sustainable development, smart & resilient cities. The successful candidate should have a demonstrable research agenda that will contribute to the furtherance of Theme 2 of UTA's Strategic Plan: Sustainable Urban Communities (https://www.uta.edu/strategicplan/plan/themes/communities.php).
: teach courses in urban design, environmental planning and policy, sustainable land use, metropolitan sustainability, and/or housing policy, as well as graphics and multimedia communication. The preferred candidate is also expected to supervise theses and dissertations in the planning programs and urban design. Service on department, college and university committees is expected as well.Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in planning or a closely related field by May 2020.
Can contribute to multiple emphasis areas and planning certificate programs; AICP certification; and experience in professional planning and community outreach and service
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until November 30. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 15, 2019.
Applicants must apply online at https://uta.peopleadmin.com/. A complete application includes: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) summary of current and proposed research (max. two pages), 3) statement of teaching interests (max. one page), and 4) names and email addresses of three references.
Question regarding this position may be directed via email to Dr. Jianling Li, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org).
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 10608
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.