The School of City and Regional Planning (SCaRP) at Georgia Tech invites applications for an assistant professor of transportation planning position

The School of City and Regional Planning (SCaRP) at Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship with an expected start date of August 2015.  The successful candidate will show great promise to make significant contributions to the advancement of transportation/city and regional planning; will contribute to our teaching program in transportation planning and core curricular areas; and will become an active participant in Georgia Tech’s multiple University Transportation Centers funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.  A doctoral degree in planning or a related field is required. Individuals with research interests in one or more topics related to energy and the environment, public health, connected vehicles and other disruptive technologies, GIS and spatial analysis, infrastructure resiliency, innovative applications of big data, and application of economic theories to urban phenomena, are especially encouraged to apply. The School envisions this position as expanding its portfolio of activities addressing global challenges and issues of social equity.

Applicants should email the following materials to Prof. Subhrajit Guhathakurta, Chair, Transportation Planning Search Committee,, scanned in order into a single PDF:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Statement of research accomplishments and future research plans
  5. Names and addresses (including email) of three academic/professional references.

Review of applications will begin 15 November 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

The School of City and Regional Planning is a global leader in fostering sustainable, resilient and just communities. Faculty include the current editors of the Journal of Planning Education and Research; the former chief planning officials of the City of Atlanta and the Georgia Regional Transportation Agency; three former presidents of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning; and six Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners. School research is augmented by the Center for Geographic Information Systems, the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development, and the University Transportation Centers. Georgia Tech is one of the world’s premier research universities, consistently ranking among U.S. News & World Report’s top 10 public universities and the Times Higher Education’s world top 10 technology universities.

Atlanta is an unparalleled planning laboratory illustrating the many opportunities and challenges of planning for sustainable urban development.  One of America’s fastest growing metro areas, Atlanta is an increasingly diverse region with a growing international presence that has a rich history of pioneering social justice and community engagement.

The Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, strongly committed to diversity within its community.  We welcome all qualified applicants, including minority group members, women, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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