Seeking instructor to teach an urban design studio class at SJSU this fall
- The Urban and Regional Planning Department at San Jos� State University is
searching for a part-time faculty member to teach an urban design studio
class in the Fall 2013 semester. In the class (URBP 232), the instructor
guides students in applying urban design theories and methods to a current
urban development issue. Samples of syllabi for the course are here:
The course will be offered in Fall 2013 on Thursdays, from 4:30 � 10:00
p.m. For the Fall 2013 semester, classes meet from August 21 to December 17.
The ideal candidate will have:
1. A master�s degree in urban planning or a closely related field
2. Substantial professional and/or academic experience related to the
course subject matter (required)
3. A strong record of teaching experience (not required)
Please email the following four items as a single pdf file to Professor
Shishir Mathur (shishir.mathur@...):
1. A statement of your qualifications to teach the class.
2. A resume.
3. The names and contact information for three references who will be
available immediately and a statement from you that the department may
contact these references to ask about your qualifications.
4. A sample of your professional writing (sole-authored documents only).
If you have questions about the positions, please contact Professor Mathur
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled.
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.
More information about the Urban and Regional Planning Department is
available at: http://www.sjsu.edu/urbanplanning
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Francisco Bay in downtown San Jos�, hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley
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