Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning

Employer
UW-Stevens Point
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Dec 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Professional Fields, Urban & Regional Planning
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

This is a joint appointment with the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point (UWSP), College of Natural Resources (CNR) within the Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management discipline and the Center for Land Use Education (CLUE), which is funded through an agreement with the Division of Extension at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. As a UWSP faculty member, the candidate has responsibilities for undergraduate teaching (40%) and for outreach education (60%). The candidate will be responsible for teaching about 1-2 courses per semester. Courses include: Ecological Basis for Planning and Design, Applied Natural Resource Planning (capstone course), and other courses would be determined by the specific qualifications of the assistant professor, needs of the curriculum, and the current faculty teaching within the program.

 

The faculty position is designed to provide outreach to organizations and Wisconsin public 60% of the time. The faculty person would be a part of CLUE, operating in a team atmosphere to provide land use, watershed, natural resource, and planning-related education to Wisconsin’s local governments, businesses, and the public. One of the primary responsibilities is to create an extension program focused on watersheds and communities through the lens of climate change and community sustainability that provides appropriate and meaningful technical assistance, education and applied social science research to CLUE’s audiences. It is critical that the outreach work is visible and accessible to various client audiences as described above. In addition, this position may require possible evening and weekend hours.

 

CNR faculty members report directly to the Dean of the College, and with recommendation from the CLUE director, and are expected to demonstrate scholarly activity and provide service to the College and community.

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