The Community and Regional Planning Department at the University of New Mexico is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Water Resources Planning, Development and Sustainability to commence in the Fall 2018 semester. Strengths in one or more of the following is desired: arid lands, governance, hydrology, watershed management, ecosystem services, spatial analysis, rural planning, climate change adaptation, Indigenous communities, Chicana and Chicano communities, or Latin America. Rethinking how people manage water is critical to building resilient and just communities. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate courses in planning.
The Community and Regional Planning Department has a diverse faculty and student body who are committed to social transformation, collective action and community engagement that works towards social justice and resilient communities. The Community and Regional Planning Department offers two degrees, a BA in Environmental Planning and Design and an accredited Master of Community and Regional Planning. The MCRP program has concentrations in Natural Resources and Environmental Planning, Indigenous Planning, Community Development, and Physical Planning and Design. The Community and Regional Planning Department is affiliated with the Resource Center for Raza Planning and the Indigenous Design and Planning Institute. About one-quarter of graduate students are enrolled in dual degrees with Latin American Studies, Water Resources, or Public Administration. About 65 graduate students and 55 undergraduates are enrolled each year. The faculty is considering embarking on a PhD program.
Minimum Qualifications: 1) PhD or advanced ABD status in planning or a related field; 2) a current research agenda and/or practice experience in planning related fields. The successful candidate will be expected to complete all requirements for the Ph.D. by August 2018.
Preferred Qualifications: 1) record of teaching experience; 2) demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities; 3) direct experience with community based practice; and 4) the ability to work in interdisciplinary settings.
All interested candidates must submit a letter of intent, CV and contact information, including addresses, telephone numbers, and emails, for four references online at https://unm.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=unm&id=2679. Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit copies of selected work. For best consideration apply by November 15, 2017; the position will remain open until filled.
UNM’s confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7, which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm. New Mexico has a rich and varied culture, and qualified candidates from all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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