This position will support and supplement the Data Manager. It will involve the performance of a variety of technical duties involved in the acquisition, processing, compilation, and maintenance of large datasets for use in analysis in conjunction with academic and community based research projects. Read More

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Sheffield is continuing to invest in its growth through two new academic posts, one Lecturer/Senior Lecturer and one Senior Lecturer/Reader.  The Department is one of the UK’s top planning schools, with 27 academic members of staff and over 400 students. Read More

About the University:

Serving more than 42,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States, and it has an impact to match its size. Money Magazine recently named CSUN one of the top ten values in all of higher education, and the Social Mobility Index ranked CSUN fifth in the nation for elevating its students’ economic and social well-being. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master’s degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN’s 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master’s level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and we value the diversity of all of our students and the campus community. CSUN is a welcoming university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success. Read More

The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University seeks nominations and applications for the position of the Director of the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy. The appointment of the Director will be at the rank of Full Professor or Professor of the Practice in the School and expected to start on or before July 1, 2016. Read More

Rutgers University – Newark (RU-N), one of the nation’s foremost urban research universities, seeks a dean for the School of Public Affairs & Administration (SPAA) to lead its faculty and programs, many of which are currently among the most distinguished in the nation.

The School of Public Affairs & Administration is a particularly important one to Rutgers – Newark as RU-N pursues its strategic vision as an anchor institution to the City of Newark and to Greater-Newark, and as a national leader in publically engaged scholarship and research. The school’s strong interdisciplinary culture, 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty and seven non-tenure track full-time faculty, 189 undergraduate majors, 554 MPA students, and 36 Ph.D. students, sit at the heart of RU-N’s mission. Read More

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning at California State University, Northridge anticipates possible openings for temporary part-time lecturers during the 2016-2017 academic year to teach a range of courses, from introductory to upper division. Detailed position announcements can be found on the department’s website at:

Questions may be directed to:

Rob Kent, Chair
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
California State University, Northridge

The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University seeks exceptional applicants for its full-time, non-tenure track Professor of Practice position.

The Professor of Practice position has three main components:

First, the Professor of Practice will deliver outstanding instruction to students in the School’s Masters programs in areas such as public administration and public policy, urban and regional policy, non-profit sector management, and social policy broadly defined. Instructional formats may include online, hybrid, and Capstone course teaching.

Second, this position also serves as internship coordinator for students in programs with an internship component. Vital to the success of our program initiatives, the Professor of Practice will build on relationships in local, national, and international settings to ensure that our students enrich their education with practice-oriented experiences. The Professor of Practice will also assist with student advising, and seek to develop new initiatives to complement current graduate level activities.

Third, as a key member of the School’s community, the Professor of Practice will assist with student recruitment and retention, career development, alumni outreach, and contributions to various School committees as needed.

Ph.D. or other terminal degree required in a field related to public policy, such as law, political science, sociology, economics, or geography. Significant professional experience and a well-developed network are highly desired. Successful applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and proven teaching proficiency. Familiarity with online teaching is beneficial.

The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs is an interdisciplinary community of scholars offering graduate programs in Public Policy and Administration, Urban and Regional Policy, Urban Informatics, and International Affairs, a joint JD/MS in Law and Public Policy, and undergraduate programs in Human Services, Urban Studies, and Law and Public Policy.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of all ethnic minority groups underrepresented in higher education, women, and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Required Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Supplemental teaching evidence
Names and contact information for three references

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Under the supervision of the program manager, the Urban and Metropolitan Governance (UMG) Research Fellow will be primarily responsible for conducting research and producing work products that are a part of the overall Urban and Metropolitan Governance work program.

The UMG Research Fellow will conduct assigned research assignments and produce final work products within project’s specified timeline. The UMG Research Fellow will assist the program manager and program director in shaping the program’s overall research agenda and approach. Read More

The City and Regional Planning (C&RP) Section of the Knowlton School of Architecture invites applicants for one full-time, tenure-track position in land-use and planning law at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in August 2016. The successful candidate will teach bachelor’s- through master’s-level planning studios as well as seminars and lectures covering a wide range of planning topics for undergraduates, master’s students and doctoral students. Read More

The future Center for the study of “Business in the Capital” is seeking a Chaired Professor or Director  at the Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington D.C.

KSB has just been endowed with a multi-million gift to hire a leader in the study of Business in the Capital with a focus on the Greater Washington D.C. region. The candidate shall have research and/or experience in some of these areas: regional business, regional innovation, regional economy, the geography of innovation, industry studies, or clusters. The candidate will be expected to provide thought leadership on regional and policy issues in the region.  The search is open rank and open position. The candidate may be hired as a chaired associate/full professor, or as Director of the center on a multi-year contract. Read More