We seek a candidate with demonstrated strength in transportation planning, with secondary emphases in land use and/or urban design. The successful candidate should be capable of leading instruction and research in transportation planning and in one or more of the following areas: GIS, sustainable community design, spatial analysis, research methods, and environmental justice. The position requires teaching, advising, scholarly activities, and service to the profession, the department, college, and university. This faculty member will contribute to instruction and research in the areas of specialization, including developing curricula for the department’s accredited undergraduate and master’s programs in planning. We have a preference for candidates who are interested in meeting some of their service responsibilities by addressing transportation issues around Cal Poly Pomona. We are especially interested in candidates who will thrive in an inclusive environment and who can contribute to our department’s diversity through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service to the institution. We seek candidates who will further the department’s commitment to diversifying the urban planning profession.
A completed application will consist of the following:
A cover letter that describes the candidate’s teaching, research experience, and interests that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description;
A curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
A Student Success Statement about the candidate’s teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working or otherwise engaging? with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced); For advice on what to include in this statement, see https://www.cpp.edu/~faculty-affairs/documents/student_success_statement.pdf
An unofficial transcript showing the highest degree earned.
Note: Finalists for the position will be required to provide an official transcript and three letters of reference dated within the last two years. Final candidates being interviewed are expected to make a scholarly presentation to faculty and interact with students.
Salary and appointment at the Assistant Professor level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than November 16, 2018. Early response is encouraged.
For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Gwen Urey, Search Committee Chair, at 909-869-2725, or firstname.lastname@example.org Also, please see the department web site at http://env.cpp.edu/urp
A Ph.D. in urban planning or related fields from an accredited (or recognized equivalent) university program completed by the time of appointment.
Relevant professional experience
Relevant teaching experience at the university level
Demonstration of ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, creative and scholarly activities, teaching, advising, and service whileâ?¯working in an inclusive environment.
Current AICP membership
Record of engagement with historically underrepresented and diverse groups or communities
Recognition of effective mentoring and advising of students
Record of active participation in professional organizations