Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Planning

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Cambridge, MA
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The Harvard University Graduate School of Design seeks to fill one or more* tenure track faculty positions at the assistant or associate professor level (without tenure) in environmental planning, lodged in the Department of Urban Planning and Design. The School will consider candidates with backgrounds in a variety of environmental planning subfields, including but not limited to climate change, sustainable urban and regional development, infrastructure, environmental justice, environmental governance, environmentally sensitive land use and/or stewardship, and natural disaster resilience. A background in climate change is highly preferred. Candidates with an interest in the interplay between the form and function of the built and natural environments as well as a specialization in a particular domain such as land, air, water, or coastal regions are welcome. Candidates may employ a variety of methods in their work, including those drawn from urban planning, spatial and infrastructure analysis, ecology and natural science, design, law, public policy, sociology, political science, and economics, among others. Successful candidates must demonstrate a high level of achievement and/or promise in their research and teaching, consistent with their career stage. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree in disciplines or fields relevant to environmental planning. Professional work experience may add to a candidate’s background.

*Pending Dean’s approval.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree in disciplines or fields relevant to environmental planning. Professional work experience may add to a candidate’s background.

Posted July 7, 2021, 9:08 AM PDT


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