The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment seeks a dynamic, engaged scholar and teacher in the field of Community and Environmental Planning. The ideal candidate will have expertise in areas such as community and environmental planning and policy, land use planning, regional planning, sustainable community planning, community development, transportation planning, workforce housing, environmental and social justice, food justice, or green infrastructure. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a portfolio of courses in the Community and Environmental Planning program, to mentor and advise undergraduates, to engage with local and regional stakeholders, and to be active in program, Departmental, College, and University governance and service. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position.
The UNH Department of Natural Resources and the Environment comprises six academic programs, in addition to the Thompson School of Applied Science Forest Technology Associate of Applied Science program, and we offer six majors and more than ten minors. As a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution, UNH offers excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration within the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, and with other units including the Carsey School of Public Policy, the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, and UNH Cooperative Extension.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high- quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
-Ph.D. in Community and Environmental Planning, or a closely related field. Exceptional candidates that are all-but-dissertation may be considered.
-Experience teaching in higher education.
Additional Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with: 1) A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. 2) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse range of students, stakeholders and communities. 3) Practical experience and/or engaged scholarship in the areas of community or regional planning and development.
Application Procedures & Deadline : All applicants will be required to apply online at
https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/54555. The following application materials are required: 1) a cover letter, 2) statement of teaching interests and philosophy (2-page limit, single spaced), 4) statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion (2-page limit, single spaced), and 5) curriculum vitae. Only complete applications will be considered. Applicants may also submit optional scholarly documents and teaching evaluations in support of their application.
Review of applications will begin April 10, 2023. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Wilfred Wollheim, Chair of the Search Committee (email@example.com).
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.