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Adjunct Instructor, Urban and Regional Planning

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York, United States
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May 21, 2024

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Adjunct Instructor, Urban and Regional Planning

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

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UUP Faculty

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Position Summary

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the School of Architecture and Planning at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York ( SUNY ), invites candidates who can enthusiastically inspire and engage urban planning and architecture students to learn by doing at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should have the ability to teach seated or online courses in architecture and design-related disciplines or conduct research/service in support of the mission and vision of the school. In addition to instruction in our core academic programs in environmental design and urban planning, candidates may also be prepared to teach courses in support of our other programs in historic preservation, real estate development, and international development and global health.

Essential Functions:
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of urban and regional planning
  • Provides students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in subject area
  • Evaluates students’ performance and provides effective feedback to guide student learning and success
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative environment
  • Ability to conduct research or service in support of the mission and vision of the school
This is a pooled posting positions are filled on an as needed basis.

About the School:
The University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning is the only school of architecture and planning within the 64-campus State University of New York ( SUNY ) system. The school offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design, Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Master of Urban Planning, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Architecture, and Master of Science in Real Estate Development, MS in International Development and Global Health, PhD in Urban Planning, and also offers advanced graduate certificates in Historic Preservation and Affordable Housing. As a community of thought leaders and aspiring architects and urban planners, we think and act on the edge of knowledge and practice, guided by a culture of experimentation, a core belief in learning by doing, and a spirit of public service and inclusion.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or extensive professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in urban planning or related field.
  • PhD preferred for doctoral-level courses.
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South Campus

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  • Please submit a CV and cover letter. In your cover letter, please describe any applicable teaching experience in higher education.
  • Hiring is contingent upon course availability, funding, and course enrollment.
  • Interested candidates must apply through UB Jobs.
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Ashley Claypool

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 University at Buffalo

UB is New York’s largest public university, one of America’s leading research universities and a flagship in the SUNY system.

UB is a top 40 university in a top city in which to attend college, and with more than 1,300 acres across three unique campuses, there is always something new to explore. Regular shuttle service takes students between North Campus and South Campus, and the Downtown Campus is easily accessible by Metro Rail

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