Cornell University, City and Regional Planning

Position ID:Cornell-CRP-CRPLECT [#16123, WDR]
Position Title: Lecturer positions in City and Regional Planning
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Development
Community Development
Environmental Economics and Policy
Ethnicity, Race, and Migration (more...)
Appl Deadline:2020/06/15 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2020/03/09, finished 2020/11/16, listed until 2020/06/15)
Position Description:    

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

Lecturer position - Department of City and Regional Planning

The Department of City and Regional Planning in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University invites applications for Lecturer term positions beginning in spring 2021.

Cornell’s Department of City and Regional Planning (CRP) is a top-ranked planning department with a progressive mission. Our goal in teaching, research, and public engagement is to promote vibrant communities, urban sustainability, and social equity, especially giving attention to race, class, gender and sexual orientation. Degree programs in the Department include a B.S. degree in Urban and Regional Studies; a professional degree in Master’s in Regional Planning; a M.A. degree in Historic Preservation; M.A. and M.S. degrees in Regional Science; and a Ph.D. in both City in Regional Planning and Regional Science.  The Department, with a full-time faculty of 17, draws students from across the U.S. and the world. The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning 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.

Applicants for a lecturer position should possess a graduate degree in planning or an associated field, evidence of relevant research and professional work, a commitment to teaching, and expertise in one or more of the following fields: affordable housing, preservation law, and preservation finance and economics. The expectation is that the lecturer will teach one or more of the following courses: Affordable Housing Policy and Programs, Historic Preservation Law, Historic Preservation Finance. In addition, lecturers may be asked to teach a second course for the department that satisfies a need in the curriculum and takes advantage of the lecturer’s expertise.

The duration of lecturer appointments will typically be for one or two semesters but may be up to three years, depending on the qualifications and interests of the candidates as well as the department's academic needs.

All applicants should submit their materials using the university's online application tool at: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Appointments are expected to begin July 1, 2020.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter including a concise statement describing areas of expertise, and approach to pedagogy

  2. Brief description of courses that could be taught, including potential electives

  3. Curriculum Vitae

  4. List of three references with telephone numbers and mailing/email addresses 

  5. The Department embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. Cornell is a recognized employer and educator for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell asks that every applicant for an academic appointment provide a Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, which offers candidates an opportunity to describe their potential contributions to diversity and inclusion at Cornell and its legacy of “… educating and pursuing knowledge for any person in any study.” For short-term appointments this statement need not exceed 250 words. 

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

For questions and additional information, please contact:
Department Chair
of City and Regional Planning

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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