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  • Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice, Urban and Regional Planning
    Department of Urban and Regional Planning
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

    The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invite applications for a clinical faculty of practice in the Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design (BAED) degree program. While we expect to appoint at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, we will consider applicants and appointments at the level of Clinical Associate Professor.

    The duties of the selected candidate will involve a combination of

    • teaching; service to the department, school, university, and community

    • student advising

    • student recruitment

    • professional outreach

    • obtaining funding for student projects and/or research and disseminating information to professional and/or academic audiences.

    • Will also be responsible for administrative duties appropriate to the successful management of the soon-to-be-launched Bruner Center for Excellence in Urban Design (previous experience with these or like activities in an academic department or in similar professional capacities is required).

    The successful candidate will be expected to design, implement, and execute scholarly activity centered on both the historical activities of the Bruner Foundation and the future activities of the new Bruner Center for Excellence in Urban Design. Candidates who have conducted and published original research in peer-reviewed academic journals are preferred for the position.

    Besides the B. A. in Environmental Design, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University at Buffalo offers five additional degree programs: Master of Science in Real Estate Development, Master of Science in Architecture (Historic Preservation), Ph.D. in Urban Planning, two dual degree programs (with Architecture and Law), and an accredited Master of Urban Planning (MUP). Candidates who are able to teach courses across these graduate programs will be viewed favorably.

    Candidates with strong knowledge of and/or experience with accreditation (preferably PAB accreditation) and/or program evaluation and student learning outcome measurement principles, processes, rationales, and benefits are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The MUP academic program builds on UB’s strong tradition of applied learning, with capstone and other project-based courses and provides a multi-disciplinary, focused education with courses comprising five specializations and numerous electives.

    The School of Architecture and Planning, with approximately 40 full-time faculty and 700 students, is home to the Department of Architecture and the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, both offering accredited graduate programs. Located on the university’s historic South Campus, our 19th century academic building recently underwent a $30 million renovation.

    The University at Buffalo is a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities (AAU), a Carnegie Class I research university, and is the most comprehensive institution in all of New England. Western New York has unique characteristics that make it an ideal place to live and work. The binational Niagara region of Western New York and Southern Ontario offers a high quality of life and an exceptional setting for engaging planning issues. “The City of Good Neighbors,” Buffalo is the second largest urban area in New York State. Buffalo is a cultural center with excellent theater, museums, and music, and is among the most affordable cities in the U.S. In addition, the surrounding environment provides convenient access to sailing, boating, and fishing, as well as skiing, hiking, and the beauty of Niagara Falls. For more information, see:

    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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