Assistant Professor - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Urban Planning and Real Estate Development Program housed in the Center for Sustainability, starting August 2014.

Established in 2010 by a grant from the Alberici Foundation, the Center for Sustainability provides a unique, multidisciplinary master's degree in Sustainability, a master's of Urban Planning and Real Estate Development, a joint MBA and master's of Sustainability in conjunction with the John Cook School of Business, and a certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Advanced Remote Sensing. Also, the Center for Sustainability includes the Norman J. Stupp GIS Research Laboratory and the Center for Environmental Sciences, supporting earth and atmospheric research. For more information, visit the Center for Sustainability website at:

The Center for Sustainability is seeking applicants with expertise in regional planning, land use and/or spatial analysis. Successful candidates will be expected to effectively develop and instruct graduate courses in the areas of regional planning, land use and spatial analysis; advise graduate students; participate fully in the collective responsibilities of the faculty, which include curriculum design and implementation, continuous improvement and assessment, and faculty governance; and conduct research or other scholarly activities appropriate to the Center for Sustainability mission.

A Ph.D. in Urban Planning or a closely related discipline is required. Also, the successful candidate will be expected to have a record of (or show strong potential for developing) externally-funded research, scholarly publications, and effective and innovative instruction. The ability to work collaboratively with faculty in other programs within the Center and with broad groups across the University is expected. Appointment will be tenure-track at the level of Assistant Professor. Industry experience is highly desirable. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates must submit an application, cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a list of at least four references to All other correspondence or questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Sarah Coffin at Review of applications will begin October 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE), and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

Commensurate with experience  

Keyword Phrases

  • Center for Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Urban Studies & Planning
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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