Instructor in Urban Planning
The Geography and Urban Sustainability Department at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a full-time appointment in Urban Planning. Qualified candidates at all ranks are considered in accordance with academic accomplishments. Candidates must have a PhD in Geography, City Planning, Urban Studies, or a cognate discipline at the time of appointment from a top-ranking university in North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification and experience with geographic information systems (GIS) or spatial analysis would be an asset. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels in one or more of the following areas: land use, regional and urban planning, urban economics, urban demography, urban design, politics and planning, smart city, and utilization of spatial analysis and Computer Aided Design (CAD). The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and internally/externally funded research program to complement and augment the existing scholarly profile of the Geography and Urban Sustainability Department at UAEU. The successful candidate must have an emerging record of scholarly accomplishment and provide evidence of excellence in research, as demonstrated by publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals and/or with leading academic presses, or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, and presentations at significant conferences. The application must include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, research statement outlining current and future research interests (2 pages maximum), teaching statement outlining teaching philosophy and practice (2 pages maximum), and a list of courses taught (this may be included in the curriculum vitae). Candidates must be able to communicate effectively in English, the language of instruction. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Candidates must have a PhD in Geography, City Planning, Urban Studies, or a cognate discipline at the time of appointment from a top-ranking university.
Experience with geographic information systems (GIS) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) would be an asset.
Open until filled