Tenure Track Faculty or Non-Tenure Track Professor of Practice Faculty Position in Urban Planning and Policy Development (Urban Design and Climate Change Resilience)
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 209325
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy (EJB) seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor or a non-tenure track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Professional Practice for appointment beginning July 2024. Candidates should have a specialty in urban design. Strong candidates will focus on reducing the negative effects of extreme climate events on populations and infrastructure, especially through the application of equity-oriented urban design. We are particularly interested in scholars or practitioners who have a clear research agenda or practical experience in the following areas: resilient and affordable housing, human environmental behavior, net zero energy buildings and neighborhoods, resilient neighborhoods/cities, urban systems modeling, computational and digital design, participatory design, evidence-based design, and urban design methods. Work with an international and comparative focus is encouraged.
The faculty member will teach in the Master of City and Regional Planning program and related graduate and undergraduate programs in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.
Applicants should indicate in their cover letter whether they are applying for the tenure-track or the non-tenure-track position.
The Bloustein School values interdisciplinary scholars who teach and research across disciplines. We are committed to a diverse workforce and maintaining a learning and working environment that is welcoming to all. The standard teaching assignment is two courses each semester, including undergraduate and graduate courses. Salaries and benefit packages and other forms of professional support offered by the university are competitive.
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is a professional school offering a doctoral program in Planning and Public Policy; master's degrees in Public Policy, Urban Planning and Policy Development, Public Informatics, and Health Administration; undergraduate degrees in Public Policy, Planning and Public Policy, Urban Planning and Design, Health Administration, and Public Health. The School has eight research centers and institutes, and annually attracts approximately $25 million in external grants and contracts. The programs in urban planning, public policy, and public health are all highly ranked nationally. A new Rutgers Climate and Energy Institute serves as a focal point on campus for multidisciplinary climate change research.
The mission of Rutgers-New Brunswick is to apply the university's outstanding strengths in research and teaching in service to the public good. The university is a dynamic and diverse center for research, technology innovation, public engagement and development, and is located in the heart of the Northeastern megalopolis with easy access to New York City and Philadelphia, and is one of the nation's leading comprehensive public research universities, with annual research expenditures exceeding $700 million, and membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Association of American Universities. For further information, visit the web site at http://bloustein.rutgers.edu.
Minimum Education and Experience:
By June 1, 2024, hold a doctorate or terminal professional degree in urban planning, geography, architecture, civil or architectural engineering, public policy, urban informatics, environmental psychology, or a related discipline, with a focus and specialized interest in urban design, climate change, and resilience. For the tenure-track position, candidates must have a doctorate.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.