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Assistant or Associate Professor in Urban Planning
Harvard University
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Posted:
May 25, 2013
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Salary:
Open
Type:
Full-time - Experienced
Category:
Academic/Faculty
Harvard University
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. For students who are excited to investigate the biggest issues of the 21st century, Harvard offers an unparalleled student experience and a gen...erous financial aid program, with over $160 million awarded to more than 60% of our undergraduate students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world.

The Department of Urban Planning and Design in the Harvard Graduate School of Design invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor specializing in teaching and research in topics related to professional urban planning in areas such as physical planning, economic development planning, infrastructure, transportation, healthy communities, international development, and environmental planning. We are particularly interested in those who have expertise in how to use geographic information systems (GIS) and other forms of geo-referenced data to analyze and represent urban phenomena, engage the public in planning issues, and/or intervene in diverse urban sites. We seek to appoint an outstanding scholar who will be responsible for developing innovative approaches to teaching and research including various forms of project-based learning.

Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis starting August 15.


School: Harvard Graduate School of Design
Department: Urban Planning and Design
Additional Requirements:

We are particularly interested in those who have expertise in how to use geographic information systems (GIS) and other forms of geo-referenced data to analyze and represent urban phenomena, engage the public in planning issues, and/or intervene in diverse urban sites.


Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in planning or a closely related social science field, preferably in addition to a professional degree in urban planning, and should be prepared to teach a wide range of classes related to urban planning issues and methods.

Internal Number: 4822
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