APA’s 2020 National Planning Conference: CfP Deadline 1 July

June 13, 2019UAA Community News

APA’s 2020 National Planning Conference will be in Houston, 25-28 April. The session proposal submission window is open through 1 July. The Research to Improve Planning track will be of special interest to faculty. This track hopes to bring the best ideas from planning researchers to practitioners and to help researchers gain insights from practitioners. … Read More

Program Officer – Research (Kauffman Foundation)

June 13, 2019Job Ads

The Program Officer (PO) – Research manages a research and grant portfolio that focuses on data-driven research and metrics to track entrepreneurial ecosystems, and to further research illuminating successful outcomes to support entrepreneurs, organizations that support entrepreneurs, and decision makers and policymakers. Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Work closely with Kauffman Foundation … Read More

Editorship of UAA’s New Journal Race, Ethnicity and the City Awarded to: Yasminah Beebeejaun and Ali Modarres

May 29, 2019UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) has established its second refereed journal, Race, Ethnicity and the City, to be published by Routledge | Taylor & Francis Group. The founding editorship has been awarded to Yasminah Beebeejaun (University College London), and Ali Modarres (University of Washington Tacoma). The institutional home of the journal will be the University … Read More

New Book on Contemporary Urban Bohemia

May 21, 2019UAA Community News

Geoffrey Moss, Rachel Wildfeuer, and Keith McIntosh (Temple University, Department of Sociology) wrote a new book published by Springer Publishing titled “Contemporary Bohemia: A Case Study of an Artistic Community in Philadelphia.” The book provides a detailed study that suggests that the bohemian tradition has undergone substantial change within the contemporary urban context. The authors … Read More

Funded PhD Position in Sound Environments Apply by July 1, 2019 (Rutgers University-Newark)

May 16, 2019UAA Community News

The Ph.D. program in Global Urban Studies (GUS) at Rutgers University-Newark has funding available for a highly qualified candidate to begin studies in Sound Environments in Fall 2019. The Sound Environments concentration explores sound as a cultural, historical, and ecological part of urban environments. This opportunity allows a student to take part in collaborative research … Read More

Rural Economic Development Call for Papers: Due May 31st

May 15, 2019UAA Community News

Economic Development Quarterly (EDQ) is seeking research manuscript proposals that will contribute to our understanding of the economic challenges and opportunities facing rural areas. Authors of the selected proposals will be invited to share their complete research findings at a two-day conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment … Read More

Visiting Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning (University of Memphis)

May 3, 2019Job Ads

The Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of Memphis invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track, one-year academic appointment. The strengths of the Department of City & Regional Planning include interdisciplinary connections, an active engaged scholarship agenda built … Read More

Research Manager (Rice University)

April 24, 2019Job Ads

The Kinder Institute for Urban Research is a multi-disciplinary “think-and-do tank” housed on the Rice University campus in central Houston, focusing on urban issues in Houston, the American Sun Belt, and around the world. The Kinder Institute builds better cities and improves people’s lives by bringing together data, research, engagement and action. The Research Manager … Read More