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Assistant Professor - Environmental Planning

Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
Posted Date
Sep 22, 2023

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Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American research university, creating an institution committed to excellence, access, and impact. The School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning (SGSUP) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for an environmental planning scholar excited by the prospect of working in this innovative environment. SGSUP is seeking to hire an individual at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level, with an expected start date of August 2024. We encourage applications from individuals with expertise on any topic within environmental planning.

The successful candidate will teach in our undergraduate, masters, and doctoral planning programs, both in-person and online, and maintain an active agenda of externally-funded and peer-reviewed research. Possible courses that the candidate could teach include Sustainable Cities and Environmental Planning. In addition to developing a vigorous research program, the successful candidate will also be expected to mentor at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels, participate in service to the school, university and profession, and build productive relationships with faculty both within and beyond the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning.

SGSUP is proudly transdisciplinary. The mission of SGSUP is to advance geospatial knowledge for a complex world, emphasizing education, research, and applied solutions to urban and environmental problems.

·       We are a distinctive community of social and physical scientists whose blended expertise is producing breakthroughs in urban planning and geography.

·       We are committed to the social and environmental well-being of communities, places, and people.

·       We are world leaders in spatial science and urban climatology.

·       We are emerging leaders in social equity, transportation, housing, urban systems analysis, human-environmental systems, sustainability, resilience, and earth surface processes.

With 40 full-time faculty including three members of the National Academy of Sciences, over 100 graduate students, and nearly 1,000 undergraduate majors, SGSUP offers degrees in planning, geography, and GIS as well as graduate certificates in social science research methods, transportation and GIS. In planning, we offer a Bachelor of Science in Planning (both online and in-person), a Master in Urban and Environmental Planning, and a PhD. Our Master of Urban and Environmental Planning program is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board.

To learn more about SGSUP and Arizona State University please visit and, respectively. To learn more about The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences visit:

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