Assistant Professor of Urban, City and/or Regional Planning, Grand Valley State University, Michigan

Geography and Sustainable Planning Department

Search Committee

Assistant Professor of Urban, City and/or Regional Planning

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Grand Valley State University, an affirmative action equal opportunity institution in Allendale, Michigan, is accepting applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Urban, City or and Regional Planning, with employment to begin in August 6, 2018.

Qualifications for the position include a doctoral degree in Urban, City or Regional Planning or closely related field, such as Urban Studies, Sustainable Urban Development or Urban Sustainability. ABD will be considered with Ph.D. or equivalent degree completed by August 31, 2018. Candidates with a doctorate in Geography or closely related disciplines with a strong background in urban, city or regional planning and sustainable urban development with credentials comparable to at least a Master’s degree in Urban, City or Regional Planning, and demonstrated ability to teach introductory and upper-level planning courses are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate dedication to excellence in teaching undergraduate courses in urban and regional planning and land-use planning, have an active research agenda related to planning and sustainability; commitment to continued scholarly and professional growth, and interest in community engagement.

Preference would be given to candidates with demonstrated professional experience in urban and regional planning, strong commitment to sustainability, knowledge of urban planning geo-visualization software and ability to use it to enhance teaching and learning, record of published work, and teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

Interested candidates should apply online at Email questions about the position to: Elena Lioubimtseva, Geography and Sustainable Planning Search Committee chair ( The review of applications will start January 8, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. For information about the department, please, see



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