The Urban and Regional Planning Department at San Jos� State University is
searching for a part-time instructor to teach Seminar in Urban and Regional
Planning (UrbP 200) in the Fall 2011 semester.
The class provides an overview of the historical development of urban and
regional planning in the United States, as well as prominent theories of
urban planning practice. The class also emphasizes the connection between
the theoretical and historical material and current planning practice.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Academic and/or professional experience in private development and urban
- A master�s degree (required).
This course will be offered on Tuesdays, 4:00 � 6:45 p.m. Classes start in
August 25, 2011.
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 May, and a signed, original letter from you stating that
the department may contact these references to ask about your
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
San Jos� State University
San Jos�, CA 95192-0185
If you have questions about the positions, please contact Professor Salazar
Review of applications will begin June 24, 2011.
*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
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 Jos� 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 Jos�, 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 Jos� 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.
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Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San Jos� State
University�s annual safety report by contacting the University Police
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CommUniverCity San Jose
Chair and Professor
Urban and Regional Planning Department
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA 95192-0185
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