Temporary Full Time Faculty (University of Oklahoma)

University of Oklahoma Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture

Job title: Temporary Full Time Faculty (University of Oklahoma)
Hiring institution: University of Oklahoma
Location: Norman, Oklahoma | United States
Application deadline: 06/02/2023

Position Details

Position Title: Visiting Professor – Regional and City Planning
Location: Norman, OK

Position Description

The University of Oklahoma Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture invites applications for a 9-month temporary full time faculty to begin August 2023. The position may continue for up to two years. The successful candidate will teach four courses (2 each semester) per year within the professional curriculum of the Master’s of Regional and City Planning degree program (MRCP) (http://rcpl.ou.edu). Preference will be given to applicants that can contribute to our strategic goals related to inclusive excellence. The candidate will have a limited role in advising students and service assignments to the program.

The Regional and City Planning program at the University of Oklahoma was founded in 1947 and is one of the oldest planning programs in the United States. The program offers a PAB-accredited Master of Regional and City Planning Degree. Its faculty members perform research and teach in areas focused on public health, community development, public participation, spatial inequality, and developing regions. For more information, please see http://rcpl.ou.edu. The Regional and City Planning program enjoys collaborative relationships with the divisions of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, and Environmental Design within the Gibbs College and welcome applicants with training in these complimentary disciplines.

Christopher / Gibbs College of Architecture

The Gibbs College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma supports a future in which all communities are designed for resiliency and empowered to maximize their social, economic, and environmental well-being. Gibbs College educates more than 800 students through undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs across seven academic programs in Architecture, Construction Science, Environmental Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Regional and City Planning. Gibbs College is also home to the Institute for Quality Communities, a community engagement program which has completed more than 50 community projects in 28 Oklahoma counties. For more information about college programs, please visit architecture.ou.edu.

Established in 1890, the University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie R1 Institution?known for its excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, including its service to the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses located in Norman, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2,700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges.

Norman, Oklahoma

Norman, Oklahoma is an affordable college town with a high quality of life. Located 20 miles south of downtown Oklahoma City, Norman has population of approximately 130,000 and hosts numerous festivals, sporting, and community events year round. The University of Oklahoma is at the heart of the community’s cultural, economic and civic life.

Required Qualifications

  • A doctorate in urban and regional planning or an equivalent degree in a related field (e.g. landscape architecture, architecture). Applicants with ABD status will be considered if the requirement for Ph.D. can be completed during employment.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence evidenced by syllabi and evaluations of teaching either as a teaching assistant or instructor of record

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience or ability to further the Regional and City Planning program’s strategic initiatives related to inclusive excellence.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should submit the following materials via Interfolio as soon as possible.

  • a one page statement of interest,
  • academic CV,
  • example syllabus, and
  • contact information of three references.

Application review will begin June 2nd, 2023. Please submit questions to John Harris (johncharris@ou.edu)

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Mission of the University of Oklahoma

The Mission of the University of Oklahoma is to provide the best possible educational experience for our students through excellence in teaching, research and creative activity, and service to the state and society.


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