The School of Business and Technology invites applicants for an Adjunct Instructor of Community and Economic Development. Applicant must have a strong commitment to interdisciplinary work that supports a social justice agenda at the local, national and/or international level. Candidates should be able to teach in two or more of the following areas: city/regional planning, community economic development (urban/rural), social policy, social development, and needs and community assessments. Applicants must be able to communicate and work with students from various social, cultural, and disciplinary backgrounds. Applicants must provide evidence of effective classroom teaching; scholarship/research; and institutional and professional contributions. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Provide instruction of undergraduate courses, involving such as Environmental Impact Analysis, Environmental Planning, Environmental Policy, urban Design, Land Use, Site Infrastructure Planning, Planning for Multiple Publics, Collaborative Planning, Housing, Planning Theory, Geographic Information Systems, Introduction to Urban Planning, and other specialties related to community and economic development; Engage in research and producing scholarship in the field of accounting that can be published; Keeping abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional organizations and conferences; Pursue professional development, particularly in the areas of teaching, curriculum and in the field of specialization; Advising students on academic and vocational curricula and career issues; Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
A Doctorate Degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Urban Planning, Economic Development, Community Planning, or a discipline-related field. ABD candidates must earn their doctoral degree within six months of hire. In the absence of an advanced degree, appropriate professional experience in the previous seven years is required for appointment. Must have strong work ethics and commitment to continuous improvement and be able to interact effectively and efficiently with students, faculty, and business community members locally, nationally and internationally.