URBAN & ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY & PLANNING: Digital Design Skills for Urban Planners Part-time Lecturer

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Tufts University, School of Arts & Sciences

Part-time Lecturer (Non tenure-track)

The Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University is searching for a part-time lecturer for Fall 2019 to teach a new course (1 semester-hour credits) at the graduate level, open to juniors and seniors, in Digital Design Skills for Urban Planners. In this one-credit module, students will learn, practice and refine digital design skills using Adobe Suite, including Illustrator and Photoshop, and apply them to the urban context. Students will be using these skills in other courses including Transportation Policy and Planning, Bicycle Pedestrian Planning and Design, Green Urban Design, and Urban Design and the Changing Suburb.  This course will be taught on a series of Saturdays during September 2019. It is anticipated that the work load will include 11 hours of in-class instruction along with outside of class grading and student support on assignments.

A Master’s Degree or higher in urban design or a related field is required. Preference will be given to applicants with professional work experience in urban design.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, sample course syllabus, and contact information for three references. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/60782

Questions about the position may be directed to Maria Nicolau, Department Administrator, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately, continuing until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at [email protected]. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.  




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Posted: 3/7/2019
Application Due: 5/6/2019
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