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Announcement: Urban planning part-time instructor needed at San José State University’s Urban Planning Department to teach Housing (UrbP223A).

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      Announcement: Urban planning part-time instructor needed at San José State
      University’s Urban Planning Department to teach Housing (UrbP223A).

      The Urban and Regional Planning Department at San José State University is
      searching for a part-time faculty member to teach Housing (UrbP 223A) in
      the Fall 2010 semester.

      This graduate-level course provides an overview of the housing situation
      in the United States; an examination of the theory of housing markets and
      framework for analyzing housing policies; and in-depth study of the
      problem of affordable housing and critical examination of the steps that
      the public, private, and non-profit sectors have taken to alleviate the
      problem.
      Upon successful completion of this course, the students will be able to:
      1. Understand how market-driven, and regulatory demand and supply
      side policies affect housing prices
      2. Critically evaluate federal low-income housing policies
      3. Analyze a jurisdiction’s housing policies, and understand how
      regional- and local-level planning policies impact housing markets
      4. Suggest ways to address affordable housing problem at the
      local-level

      The ideal candidate will have:

      - Academic and/or professional experience in urban and regional
      planning.
      - A master’s degree (required).


      TO APPLY:

      Please submit:

      1. A statement explaining the class you wish to teach and your
      qualifications for the position.

      2. A resume.

      3. The names and contact information for three references who will be
      available in early November, and a signed, original letter from you
      stating that the department may contact these references to ask about your
      qualifications.

      4. A sample of your professional writing (professional reports, plans,
      staff reports, articles for professional journals, etc.).

      Please submit your application by email to:

      Dayana Salazar, Chair
      Urban and Regional Planning Department
      dayana.salazar@...

      San José State University
      San José, CA 95192-0185

      If you have questions about the positions, please contact Professor
      Salazar at dayana.salazar@... or 408-924-5854.

      Review of applications will begin on March 12, 2010.


      THE DEPARTMENT:

      The Department of Urban and Regional Planning offers graduate study
      leading to the degree of Master of Urban Planning. This program,
      accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board, is designed to prepare
      skilled professionals who are well grounded in the theories, methods, and
      techniques of planning in local, regional, and state government for the
      purpose of improving the quality of urban regions. In addition, it
      provides students with an opportunity for developing a significant
      background in a particular area of specialization. A special mission of
      the department is to promote planning education opportunities for a
      diverse student population, including working students who prefer to
      attend the program on a part-time basis.

      For further information about the Urban and Regional Planning Department,
      please visit our website at http://www.sjsu.edu/urbanplanning


      THE UNIVERSITY:

      San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public
      higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San
      Francisco Bay in downtown San José, hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley
      high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s
      most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are
      conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State
      University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage
      of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to
      increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and
      the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

      SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to
      nondiscrimination on the bases of race, color, religion, national origin,
      sex, sexual orientation, gender status, marital status, pregnancy, age,
      disability, or covered veteran status consistent with applicable federal
      and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty, and
      staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable
      accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who
      self-disclose.

      The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and
      Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State
      University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police
      Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the website at
      www.sjsu.edu/safetyreport.




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