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The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, seeks two full-time tenure-track faculty members in urban planning and public policy with specialties in one or more of the following areas:

* geographic information science,
* land use,
* informatics,
* health policy, and
* economics.

The Bloustein School values interdisciplinary scholars who teach and research across disciplines. Applicants may be focused on domestic or international policy, city and regional planning, and/or health, social and economic issues, and the ability to address race, gender, and/or economic inequality is especially encouraged. The positions will be tenure-track at the assistant professor level.

Applicants must have doctorates, and we strongly prefer that they have their degree by May 31, 2019. We are committed to a diverse workforce and maintaining a learning and working environment that is welcoming to all. Doctoral degrees may be in any field relevant to urban planning and public policy (e.g. urban planning, public policy, geography, economics, public health, public administration, and political science). The standard teaching assignment is two courses each semester, including undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful applicant will be dedicated to excellence in teaching, have a demonstrated commitment and capacity to perform rigorous, high-impact applied research, and to attract funded grants. Salaries and benefit packages and other forms of professional support offered by the university are competitive.

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is a professional school offering a doctoral program in Planning and Public Policy; master's degrees in Public Policy, Urban Planning and Policy Development, Public Informatics, and Health Administration; undergraduate degrees in Public Policy, Planning and Public Policy, Urban Planning and Design, Health Administration, and Public Health. The School has 14 research centers and institutes, and annually attracts approximately $15 million in external grants and contracts. The programs in urban planning, public policy, and public health are all highly ranked nationally.

The mission of Rutgers-New Brunswick is to apply the university's outstanding strengths in research and teaching in service to the public good. The university is a dynamic and diverse center for research, technology innovation, public engagement and development, and is located in the heart of the Northeastern megalopolis with easy access to New York City and Philadelphia, and is one of the nation's leading comprehensive public research universities, with annual research expenditures exceeding $700 million, and membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Association of American Universities. For further information, visit the web site at http://bloustein.rutgers.edu.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names and contact information of three professional references to http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/76029. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018.

We will be in attendance at both the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) and Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) conferences this fall. If you would like to meet with us to discuss the position please contact Professor Newman (knewman@rutgers.edu) before October 23, for ACSP and Professor Hetling (ahetling@rutgers.edu) before November 2, for APPAM. If you have questions about the Bloustein School or this position please email blousteinsearch@ejb.rutgers.edu.

Rutgers is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to expanding the educational diversity of its faculty and students and encourages applications from a broad variety of candidates.

About Rutgers University

With major campuses in northern, central, and southern New Jersey and extension offices and activities in all twenty-one counties, Rutgers is the flagship institution of New Jersey's public higher education system. It is a vibrant and diverse community of 51,000 students and more than 10,000 faculty and staff. The university comprises 29 undergraduate colleges and graduate and professional schools, as well as over 130 specialized research institutes. Some 175 academic departments offer over 270 bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs.

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