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University of British Columbia - School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP)

Three Faculty Positions in Planning, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) 

The School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus, is internationally recognized for excellence in research and teaching, which it undertakes across the sub‑fields of planning, in line with being a professionally accredited planning program. 

SCARP: Knowledge in Action – Planning in Partnership 

SCARP is located in the Faculty of Applied Science. The Faculty shares the School’s commitment to research and teaching which seeks to further knowledge in action. The synergies and opportunities offered by Applied Science provide a supportive context for the advancement of SCARP’s ambitions. 

It particularly and uniquely emphasises the interface between knowledge and action: to deliver educational programs that foster both intellectual excellence and a commitment to practical, transformative change. Research and educational programs which explore the interface between methodologies, ways of knowing, and disciplines are especially encouraged. 

SCARP invites applications for three tenure/tenure-stream faculty positions in professional planning: 

The inter-disciplinary J. Armand Bombardier Foundation Chair in Regional Transportation Planning (JR4433).
The holder of the J. Armand Bombardier Foundation endowed Chair in Regional Transportation Planning carries out research, policy analysis, and teaching in the fields of urban transportation planning, in the context of the wider challenges of climate change and/or social inequality. This is a tenure position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The successful applicant should demonstrate a record of research excellence and academic leadership, as well as a commitment to high quality professional planning education. 

A tenure/tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor, Housing (JR4462).
The successful applicant should demonstrate particular expertise in the field of housing (broadly defined), a record of research excellence or the promise of establishing a distinguished record of research and publications, and a commitment to high quality professional planning education. A tenured Associate or Full Professor appointment will be considered for candidates with an exceptional record of scholarly achievement and research leadership at a scale appropriate to the rank. 

A tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Climate Justice/Environmental Planning (JR4446).
The successful applicant should demonstrate particular expertise in the field of climate justice and/or environmental planning (broadly defined), a record of research excellence or the promise of establishing a distinguished record of research and publications, and a commitment to high quality professional planning education. 

Application deadline is Monday, November 1, 2021

For full position details please click the above 'Apply' button.

Applications are accepted via the UBC Faculty Career Portal or click the above 'Apply' button.

If your expertise falls into a sub-field of planning other than the three posted, the School is currently recruiting to two other positions which are posted on the SCARP website careers page and UBC Faculty Careerswhen applications open. 

Location: Vancouver - Canada
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 1st November 2021
   
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