[COMM-ORG] job: academic, Los Angeles, no salary info

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Wed Sep 15 20:15:59 CDT 2010

  From: Peter Dreier <dreier at oxy.edu>



Application Deadline: November 17, 2010



Occidental College invites applications for a tenure-track position, 
preferably at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2011 in the 
Urban and Environmental Policy (UEP) department. Applicants should be 
prepared to develop and teach courses in different aspects of the 
history of architecture, urban design, the built environment, urban 
planning, and land use. In addition, the applicants should be prepared 
to develop and teach courses in at least two of the following areas: 
urban history, housing policy and problems, "green" cities and 
sustainable development, transportation problems and policy and 
America's car culture,  environmental and public health, food systems, 
water and energy policy, community development, and research methods for 
policy analysis.

UEP is an interdisciplinary major that involves faculty in politics, 
sociology, economics, history, biology, geology, and other disciplines. 
We will consider candidates from a variety of disciplines, including 
urban planning, political science, sociology, environmental studies, 
public policy, economics, history, and law.

Occidental College is a nationally recognized liberal art college 
located in the dynamic urban setting of Los Angeles. Candidates should 
have completed or be close to completing a PhD, have some experience 
teaching undergraduates and a commitment to the pedagogy and practice of 
community-based learning and research, and be able to expand the 
College's efforts to promote internships, community-based learning in 
classes, applied community-based research, and partnerships with public, 
private, and non-profit organizations in Los Angeles, California, 
Washington, D.C., and other urban places. We encourage candidates who 
are familiar with Los Angeles and have a history of community 
engagement. Occidental is a small (1800 student), very selective 
undergraduate college with a strong emphasis on academic excellence and 
diversity among its students and faculty.

The UEP program is closely allied with the Urban & Environmental Policy 
Institute, through which students, faculty and staff engage in applied 
research and community engagement. (http://www.uepi.oxy.edu) Candidates 
should send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, samples of 
scholarly or creative work and three letters of recommendation to 
Professor Peter Dreier by November 17, 2010:

Professor Peter Dreier, Search Chair
UEP Program (M-1)
Occidental College
1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles, CA  90041

Occidental College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. 
The College is committed to academic excellence in a diverse community 
and supporting interdisciplinary and multicultural academic programs 
that provide a gifted and diverse group of students with an educational 
experience that prepares them for leadership in a pluralistic world. 
Women and candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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