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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor and Director of Research
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 28, 2024
Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor and Director of Research
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department School of Architecture and Planning
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Professor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Urban Studies and Planning
The School of Architecture and Planning, University at Buffalo (UB) a flagship campus of the State University of New York, invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor and Director of Research for the newly endowed ($5M) Rudy Bruner Center for Urban Excellence (RBC) . The RBC is a Schoolwide enterprise that reports to the Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning. The Director of Research will have a tenure home in either the Department of Architecture or the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and is an academic year appointment with dedicated time for developing research, educational, and strategic initiatives. The appointment will have research, teaching, and service responsibilities.

We seek a visionary and collaborative scholar to develop and implement RBC research and sponsored program agendas with the faculty and staff associated with the Center. The RBC Director of Research will collaborate with architecture and planning partners across the School, including the UB Regional Institute, the University Libraries, and the MS in Real Estate Development program, and with departments throughout the University.

The candidate will develop and lead sponsored programs, funded research, and strategic projects that impact national scholarly and professional debates on urban excellence. Working with the Rudy Bruner Chair in Urban Excellence, the Director of Research’s scope of work includes the further development and curation of the Rudy Bruner Awards library collection, the conduct of public and scholarly forums on the actual complexity of urban placemaking, publications related to the Bruner body of work, the creation of urban learning resources for a wide range of audiences, and sponsored projects creating great places. The Director of Research’s scholarship should be rooted in the complex and cross-disciplinary practices pursuing urban excellence. Furthermore, the candidate should demonstrate dedication and expertise in educational programming, growing collaborative relationships, and nurturing programs and departmental faculty activity.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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