|We are seeking an academic year, tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in housing policy, affordability and econometrics for a position in Housing and Property Management. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage in transdisciplinary research, curriculum and/or outreach initiatives with other university faculty working in Housing, Property Management and the Intelligent Infrastructure for Human-centered Communities Destination Area.
Destination Areas: Virginia Tech is building transdisciplinary teams to tackle the world’s pressing problems through research, education, and engagement. Destination Areas provide faculty and students with new tools to identify and solve complex, 21st-century problems in which Virginia Tech already has significant strengths and can take a global leadership role.
Intelligent Infrastructure for Human-centered Communities: This Destination Area focuses its attention on the ways that people interact with one another and with their environment. Interest areas include smart, healthy, and sustainable cities and communities; transportation systems; human safety, health, and wellness; integrated energy systems; network science and engineering; public policy; and cyber-physical systems.
The successful candidate’s scholarly work and teaching should address housing policy issues, broadly defined from an economic, environmental, financial and/or social perspective. We are interested in candidates who approach their work in an interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary manner, utilizing mixed research methodologies. A preference exists for candidates whose research, teaching and community engagement interests intersect with one or more of the areas of strength within the AHRM Department, including multifamily/rental housing, lifespan housing, housing for specialized needs, affordable housing and environmentally sustainable housing options. A passion for undergraduate teaching is important.
The starting date for the position is August 10, 2018. The applicant must have an earned doctorate degree in a housing or property management related field by the position starting date. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018. The review will continue until a suitable candidate is appointed from a diverse pool of applicants. Salary is dependent on qualifications.
To apply, go to http://www.jobs.vt.edu posting #TR0170158 and complete the on-line application. You will be asked to supply brief demographic information and to upload a cover letter (describing qualifications and relevant experience in teaching and research or creative scholarship), your vita, and provide contact information for three (3) references. If you have specific questions about the position, please contact Dr. Kathleen Parrott, Chair, Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org . If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation, please contact Dianna Givens at email@example.com .
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