City and Regional Planning, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-CRP-ASSTPROF [#8039, WDR-00008831]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in City and Regional Planning
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Community Development
Environmental / Environment
Transportation Systems
Regional Planning
Sustainability / Sustainability (more...)
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2016/12/01* finished (posted 2016/09/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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.

We especially welcome applicants who study how issues that arise in these areas of planning impact individuals differently by race or ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation, and social or economic class, and put in question or promote the social, economic, and environmental sustainability of our communities. We anticipate that candidates for this position will able to teach a combination of workshop, classroom, and seminar courses.

Please submit your curriculum vitae, letter of intent, statement of research and teaching interests, writing sample, and three letters of reference electronically to Academic Jobs Online ( Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning November 1, 2016 until we identify a pool of qualified candidates for the position.

Further information about Cornell, the department, and CRP students, alumni, and faculty may be found at

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Further Info:
Cornell University
Department of City and Regional Planning
106 Sibley Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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