Department of City and Regional Planning
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position
The Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in July 2017. Cornell is a top-ranked planning department with 130 undergraduate majors (BS-Urban and Regional Studies), 110 master's degree students in programs in City and Regional Planning (accredited MRP), Historic Preservation Planning (MA), and Regional Science (MA and MS), and 35 Ph.D. students in City and Regional Planning and Regional Science. The Department, with a full-time faculty of 15, draws students from across the U.S. and the world and is one of the premier programs for U.S. and international planning. The Department is in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, which is committed to advancing scholarship in the art and science of place-making and urban design by providing a supportive, resource-rich context for collaborative studies both within the unit and across the university. Demonstrating this commitment, CRP supports dual degrees with Cornell programs in Landscape Architecture and Real Estate.
Our goal in teaching, research, and public engagement is to promote vibrant communities, urban sustainability, and social equity. Successful applicants for this position must demonstrate high quality research and creative practice through publishing, and grantsmanship, excellence in teaching and advising, as well as professional experience in the urban environment in the U.S. and internationally. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or an equivalent terminal degree in planning, regional science, geography, landscape architecture, architecture, or another relevant field.
We seek applicants with research, teaching and professional expertise in areas of planning that include community development and participatory action, disaster preparedness and resilience, and transportation and infrastructure systems.