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Professor or Associate Professor Faculty Search
Urban and Regional Planning Graduate Program Coordinator
(Fall 2019)

The Urban and Regional Planning (URP) Graduate Program in the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), invites qualified individuals to apply for a full-time, tenured faculty position and Program Coordinator at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor, beginning in August 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Within this dynamic urban and academic setting, the new Program Coordinator will be expected to further establish the Urban and Regional Planning program as a leading source for urban research and academic thought, while contributing to the already vibrant planning discourse at the metropolitan and regional scale. Responsibilities for the Program Coordinator position include administration, teaching, and research. This includes:

  1. assuming a leadership role as Program Coordinator
  2. making service contributions to the College and University
  3. developing and teaching a wide range of graduate-level planning courses in one or several areas such as economic development, housing, demography, research methods for planning, geographic information systems (GIS), land use planning, or regional development
  4. exhibiting a clear research agenda that earns national recognition in an area such as:
  • urban analytics, data visualization, and GIS
  • housing and sustainable community development
  • environmental, transportation, and infrastructure planning
  • urban policy and management

 

Required Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning or a related field from an accredited institution, significant administrative academic experience, evidence of significant publications in appropriate refereed journals and other published volumes, a record of acquiring extramural funding, and a strong record of undergraduate and/or graduate teaching and mentoring.

Preferred qualifications: Professional experience in urban planning or closely related field, membership in AICP, accredition preparation or visiting team experience, direct experience with physical planning and/or urban design or record of collaboration with these disciplines.   

Full description available here.

Apply here: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/10539

 

Two Assistant Professors Faculty Search
Urban and Regional Planning
(Fall 2019)

The Urban and Regional Planning (URP) Graduate Program in the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), invites qualified individuals to apply for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions beginning in August 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Within this dynamic urban and academic setting, the Assistant Professors will be expected to further establish the Urban and Regional Planning program as a leading source for urban research and academic thought, while contributing to the already vibrant planning discourse at the metropolitan and regional scale. Responsibilities will include research, teaching, and service to the URP Graduate Program, College, and University. Research in the following areas will be particularly relevant to this position:

  1. urban analytics, data visualization, and GIS
  2. housing and sustainable community development
  3. environmental, transportation, and infrastructure planning
  4. urban policy and management

Required Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning or a related field from an accredited institution by August 15, 2019 (ABD can be considered under special circumstances). They must also demonstrate the potential to establish a clear research agenda that generates significant publications in appropriate refereed journals and other published volumes, acquire extramural funding, and excel in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching and mentoring.

Preferred qualifications: Professional experience in urban planning or closely related field, membership in AICP, direct experience with physical planning and/or urban design or record of collaboration with these disciplines.   

Full description available here.

Apply here: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/10466

 

Assistant, Associate, or Professor Faculty Search
Construction
(Fall 2019)

The Department of Construction Science at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), invites qualified individuals to apply for a tenure-track and/or tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor beginning in August 2019.

The candidate should be interested in fostering collaborative research and education to create interdisciplinary areas of knowledge that will advance the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the construction science and management area. The candidate should be able to perform research in decision making/support, unsupervised deep learning, current/future data for Internet of Things (IoT) and/or Smart Development of Urban Environments. The candidate should be interested in applied research and commercialization of deep learning in the areas of construction. The candidate could focus on developing, profiling and validating Keras based autoencoders for unsupervised learning of complex cognitive decision‐making processes for built environments using engineering datasets that might require supercomputers for training but could be deployed in mobile devices.

Responsibilities for the position include developing and teaching courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, conducting scholarly research, pursuing external research funding and making service contributions within the University, the construction industry and the profession. Candidates should have a clear research agenda/strategy and be prepared to pursue externally funded research grants, to develop professional opportunities for students, and to participate in the continuous development of the Department, College and University. It is critical that candidates be interested in, and be adept at, collaborating with faculty from other disciplines within the College and University.

Full description available here.

Apply here: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/10151