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Job ID: 172336

Assoc Director and Chair
University of Florida

Date Posted Nov. 15, 2021
Title Assoc Director and Chair
University University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, United States
Department Urban and Regional Planning
Application Deadline Until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2022
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
    Associate/Assistant Director
  • Urban Studies and Planning

The University of Florida’s Department of Urban & Regional Planning (URP) seeks a visionary leader and proven educator who is committed to advancing issues of equity, diversity and inclusion to serve as Associate Director of the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning and as Chair of the Department of Urban & Regional Planning.

Our mission is to prepare future practitioners and scholars committed to advancing the efficacy, impact, and knowledge of the discipline of urban and regional planning, to engage in research and scholarship that enhances the understanding and practice of the profession, while addressing societal challenges and serving to the communities of our state, nation and the globe.

We seek applications from candidates who align with our mission, are passionate about working with faculty and students, are committed to research and creative scholarship, are respected researchers and educators, and who operate with the highest levels of ethical standards and integrity.

The position is a twelve-month appointment and is available from July 1st, 2022.

This search is following an aggressive timeline. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Applications will be reviewed beginning November 29ᵗʰ

  • The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida in the Sunshine and Public Records laws. Search Committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public; and all applications, CV and other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education. Further information is available at

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Contact Information

  • Robert Cox
    Urban and Regional Planning
    University of Florida
    1480 Inner Road
    Gainesville, FL 32611
  • 352-294-1153


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