The Barnard-Columbia Urban Studies Program jointly with the Barnard Architecture Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or advanced assistant professor in the fields of global urbanism and the built environment beginning in fall 2020. Applicants must have a PhD in urban planning, architecture, or a related field. We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in Asia or Africa, but those focused on Latin America or Europe will also be considered. A comparative, transnational, or international approach to global urbanism will be especially valued. Candidates should have a promising research agenda and record of scholarship, and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching. Teaching duties will include a lecture course on Cities in Developing Countries, an Urban Studies junior seminar, and elective courses within the candidate’s areas of specialty. Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes statements on research and teaching, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three academic references. We also encourage candidates to include a brief statement detailing their past experiences with, or future plans for, advancing diversity, equity and inclusion through their research, teaching and/or service.

Applications should be submitted to Review of applications will begin on September 30 and continue until the position is filled. The Architecture Department and the Urban Studies Program are based at Barnard College, serving all undergraduate liberal arts students across Columbia University. Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBT people, people from diverse economic backgrounds, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.