POSITION TITLE: Assistant Professor/Director of UNO CHART
DEPARTMENT: Planning and Urban Studies
POSITION SUMMARY: The University of New Orleans seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Professor/Director of UNO-CHART. The ideal candidate will offer courses in support of the Department of Planning & Urban Studies (PLUS), the Certificate in Disaster Management & Community Resilience, and the Certificate in Hazard Policy Studies. The ideal candidate will also serve as Director of UNO-CHART. The Director is responsible for the administration, research agenda, and overall planning for UNO-CHART.
Founded in 2001, UNO-CHART (Center for Hazards Assessment Response and Technology) is an applied social science hazards research center that partners with and supports Louisiana communities in efforts to achieve disaster resilience with a focus on mitigation. The objectives of CHART’s projects are to assist residents and local and state officials in reducing risk to natural hazards, especially hurricane and climate hazards, and to help gain a better understanding of the risks and what can be done to mitigate against the impacts of identified hazards. UNO-CHART is housed in Planning and Urban Studies.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 50% of effort as teaching, research and service; 50% of effort as Director of UNO-CHART
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD from regionally accredited university in a social science; record of teaching undergraduate and graduate students; demonstrated experience in management of a multi-disciplinary, applied research center/institute with a focus on hazard mitigation and planning; demonstrated success in grant seeking, proposal writing, and applied research project implementation; experience in supervision of undergraduate and graduate research assistants
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in developing and implementing education and outreach related to natural hazards; experience in developing significant hazards mitigation professional training and research experience for undergraduate/graduate students across multiple academic disciplines; knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the Community Rating System (CRS); Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM).
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit CV or resume and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Kim Martin Long via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “UNO CHART.”
CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled; however, to assure full consideration, applications should be received by November 29, 2019.
All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant’s having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.
The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.