University at Buffalo, Urban and Regional Planning
Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions in Historic Preservation and Planning & Design for Public Health
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TENURE-TRACK POSITIONS IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND PLANNING FOR HEALTH
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
School of Architecture and Planning
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Faculty Positions
With Special Emphases on Historic Preservation and Planning & Design for Public Health
Our faculty invites applicants for two tenure-track assistant professor positions. The appointment is expected to begin in Fall 2013. Review of application, by a committee of Architecture and Planning faculty, begins on November 28, 2012 and will remain open until the position is filled. Women and minority candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
In the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, the selected candidate will be expected to contribute to existing research and teaching strengths, which include Master’s level specializations in:
Community Development and Neighborhood Planning
Economic and International Development
Environmental and Land Use Planning
GIS and Computer Applications
Urban Design and Physical Planning
And PhD-level strengths in:
Advanced Technology, Information Systems and Methods in Planning
Built Environment and Environmental Change
Declining Cities and Distressed Urban Communities
Disasters and Extreme Events
Health, food systems, human abilities, and environment
The department is searching for applicants whose research and teaching interests focus on the following areas of emphasis:
Historic Preservation, with potential interests in preservation planning, cultural landscapes, and adaptation and regeneration of architecture and urban environments.
Planning and Design for Public Health, including potential interest in roles of environment, design,neighborhoods and neighborhood distress, and public policy in health behavior, health risk factors, and health outcomes (including mental health outcomes). Candidates with an interest in planning to promote public health among people with special needs are encouraged to apply.
The selected candidate may be given responsibilities in both graduate and undergraduate instruction, with assignments in the general curriculum as well as in specialized courses. Background in professional practice and interest in studio or workshop instruction are an asset. Candidates are especially welcome if they can span research and teaching interests in planning and architecture.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in urban planning, architecture, or a related field. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Our university also offers excellent benefits packages. The duties of a faculty member involve a combination of research, teaching (two classes per semester) and service. Course relief and research support are available for faculty in early stages of their career. The hired faculty member will be subject to expectations for excellence in scholarly productivity, teaching, and public and university service.
The University at Buffalo is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. It is the flagship and the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus State University of New York System. With 27,000 students, the University at Buffalo is a Carnegie Class I research university and a member of the
Association of American Universities (AAU). The university offers 83 Ph.D. and 190
master’s degree programs, and has outstanding supercomputing, library, and
research facilities, including numerous interdisciplinary centers and institutes for
With eleven tenured or tenure-track faculty members, and additional clinical and adjunct faculty members, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning is one of two accredited departments in a professional school of about 700 full-time equivalent students. The Department offers five degree programs: the B.A. in Environmental Design with about 100 students, the accredited Master’s of Urban Planning (M.U.P.) degree with about 90 students, two dual master’s degrees (with Architecture and Law), and a PhD.
Located in a distinctive nineteenth-century building on the university’s historic urban
Campus (currently undergoing a $30 million renovation), the department benefits from an on-site architecture and planning library. The School of Architecture and Planning also benefits from excellent computing facilities.
Near our campus is the University Heights neighborhood with coffee shops, eateries, bookstores, and a full array of commercial outlets and services. The campus is highly accessible, situated on a subway and other transit lines. Housing opportunities are abundant and affordable.
With a combined population of 9.7 million, the binational Niagara region of Western
New York and Southern Ontario offers a high quality of life and an exceptional setting
for engaging planning issues. The region spans an international border, and includes
large cities, varied suburbs, dramatic landscapes, and quiet villages.
For additional information about the University at Buffalo and the community, see
Inquiries and/or nominations should be made as soon as possible. Applications should include curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three academic references, and a cover letter discussing the candidate's research and teaching. Applications should be submitted on-line at the following address:
https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55704 (Planning and Design for Public Health)
https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55705 (Historic Preservation)
We actively encourage applications of women, men and protected group members.
UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Recruiter.
Questions about the Planning and Design for Public Health position should be addressed to Prof. Samina Raja, Committee Co-Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions about the Historic Preservation position should be addressed to Prof. Daniel Hess, Committee Co-Chair, at email@example.com
|Primary Category:||Urban Design and Planning
|Secondary Categories:||Architecture and Architectural History