Professor in Urban and Regional Planning

Adelaide, Australia
$191K – $204K per annum
02 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university, helping solve the problems of industry and the professions. Our teaching is industry-informed and our research is inventive and adventurous. We create knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity. We are Australia’s university of enterprise.

The School of Art, Architecture and Design is the oldest and most well-established school of its kind in South Australia. Our staff possess a wealth of experience in teaching and industry practice, and, combined with our excellent teaching facilities, we offer our students an educational experience that is second to none.

We are seeking to appoint a Professor of Urban and Regional Planning to grow and lead the research and teaching and undertake cross-disciplinary research in the areas of architecture, engineering, sustainable design and natural and built environments, to strengthen and broaden our already recognised urban and regional planning program. As South Australia’s only undergraduate planning degree recognised by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA), we provide students with a vast graduate and industry network and the industry-specific skills and knowledge sought by employers.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD qualifications in a relevant discipline, a distinguished achievement in research, excellence in teaching and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students, and behaviours which encourage professionalism, innovation and excellence.

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Applications close: 9.00 am Friday 9 December 2016 (ACDT)

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