Open Faculty Positions
Assistant Professor, Urban and Regional Planning
We seek a candidate with demonstrated strength in transportation planning, with secondary emphases in land use and/or urban design. The successful candidate should be capable of leading instruction and research in transportation planning and in one or more of the following areas: GIS, sustainable community design, spatial analysis, research methods, and environmental justice. The position requires teaching, advising, scholarly activities, and service to the profession, the department, college, and university. This faculty member will contribute to instruction and research in the areas of specialization, including developing curricula for the department’s accredited undergraduate and master’s programs in planning. We have a preference for candidates who are interested in meeting some of their service responsibilities by addressing transportation issues around Cal Poly Pomona. We are especially interested in candidates who will thrive in an inclusive environment and who can contribute to our department’s diversity through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service to the institution. We seek candidates who will further the department’s commitment to diversifying the urban planning profession.
A Ph.D. in urban planning or related fields from an accredited (or recognized equivalent) university program completed by the time of appointment.
Relevant professional experience
Relevant teaching experience at the university level
Demonstration of ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, creative and scholarly activities, teaching, advising, and service whileâ¯working in an inclusive environment.
Current AICP membership
Record of engagement with historically underrepresented and diverse groups or communities
Recognition of effective mentoring and advising of students
Record of active participation in professional organizations
To be considered, please submit your application electronically via Interfolio
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About Cal Poly Pomona
University and community
Cal Poly Pomona is a comprehensive public university that is widely recognized for its polytechnic mission and learnâbyâdoing philosophy. One of the 23 campuses of the California State University, it is consistently ranked as one of the best public universities in the West. It is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions in the country.
The College of Environmental Design serves approximately 1,450 undergraduate majors and 150 graduate students in five undergraduate and four graduate degree programs offered by five unitsâthe departments of Architecture, Art, Landscape Architecture, and Urban and Regional Planning; and the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies. Undergraduate and graduate programs in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban and Regional Planning are fully accredited.
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Cal Poly Pomona offers accredited Bachelors and Masters professional programs in urban and regional planning, focusing on applied planning, service, and research. The Departmentâs programs emphasize interdisciplinary learning and linkages between practice and theory.