Job title: Teaching Assistant Professor (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Hiring institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina | United States
Application deadline: 03/01/2024
Teaching Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Proposed Start Date
The Department of City and Regional Planning is an academic unit within the College of Arts and Sciences. The Department engages in teaching, primarily at the graduate level; conducts applied research on urban and regional issues; and serves the state, nation, and planning profession. The department offers a Masters in City and Regional Planning, a PhD, and an undergraduate minor. In any given year there are about 85 Masters students enrolled, 35 doctoral students and a growing cadre of undergraduates and students enrolled in dual degree programs. The faculty consists of 13 tenure-track faculty members along with research and emeritus professors all of whom are active in the teaching and research programs of the department. The faculty usually generates over $3.0 million annual in about 40 research or training grants.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
The Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a full-time Teaching Assistant Professor to teach courses at the intersection of city and regional planning and communication. This position is a full time, 9-month position and carries a 3 course per semester teaching load in spring and fall. Five courses must be undergraduate courses that meet the Communication Beyond Carolina degree requirement. Such courses must meet a minimum threshold of 2/3 course content and/or assignments that include the practice of oral communication (broadly defined). The sixth course will be determined based on the selected candidate’s expertise and departmental needs. The selected candidate may choose to work with the UNC’s Program for Public Discourse (PPD) to support a culture of robust public argument and to equip Carolina students with deliberative capacities to serve Carolina and beyond. If upon being hired, the candidate wishes to work with PPD, they may be considered for a secondary appointment in that unit. This position will be hired with a 3-year initial contract with the possibility of renewal and promotion, in accordance with university and departmental personnel policies. This position is expected to spend approximately 80% of their time teaching and approximately 20% of their time doing service. We are looking to hire for a July 1, 2024 start date.
Masters (or conferral during the 2023-2024 academic year) in City and Regional Planning or a related discipline. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level and strong evidence of competency in the Planning field or a related discipline.
Qualifications and Experience:
Qualifications include the following: Masters (or conferral during the 2023-2024 academic year) in City and Regional Planning or a related discipline. Candidates should have a record and/or demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching at the undergraduate level, preferably with experience emphasizing oral communication practices into their teaching. Interest in teaching courses related to small group communication, persuasion, dialogue and deliberation, democracy and democratic decision-making, civic participation, multi-stakeholder decision-making, community collaboration, or public participant processes preferred. Applicants should demonstrate significant professional experience.
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Posting Open Date: 02/02/2024
Posting Close Date: 03/01/2024
Open Until Filled: No
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