Academic Specialist in Teaching
The School of Planning, Design and Construction seeks a full-time academic specialist with continuing appointment to teach core Urban & Regional Planning program and Integrative Studies curriculum.
This Academic Specialist in Teaching (non-tenure track teaching position) is continual/permanent following two successful probationary reviews at year 2 and 5. The person would teach core Urban & Regional Planning curriculum and has possible opportunities for specialized courses and on-line courses depending on expertise. The person also has student advising and recruitment for the service component. Expected start date is August 2019.
Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, MI, with easy access to the state capital, Lake Michigan, and award-winning school districts. MSU is also proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU's dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/.
MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities and individuals from other underrepresented groups that can diversify the impact of the School.
Masters -Urban and Regional Planning, or related
Doctorate -Urban and Regional Planning, or related
A master's degree in urban and regional planning, or related field, is required by August 16, 2019. A successful candidate will be expected to have demonstrated teaching effectiveness or excellence.
A doctorate degree in urban and regional planning, or related field, is preferred. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification and/or on-line teaching experience are preferred.
Qualified applicants should submit a) a cover letter, b) CV, c) a statement of teaching/research philosophy that specifically addresses the alignment between your goals and CANR’s focus on excellence through diversity and inclusion, including summary of your professional experience skills, willingness or interest in working in diverse classrooms and communities, and d) names and contact information for up to three professional references (one of which must be an immediate or past supervisor). Letters are not initially required, but these individuals may be approached for additional information.
Review of application will begin on January 2, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment will commence in Fall 2019. All candidates for the position must apply online at http://careers.msu.edu/. Questions regarding this position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Peilei Fan, email@example.com, 517-432-6517.
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