[URBANTH-L]position at UW Tacoma

Lisa Hoffman hoffmanl at u.washington.edu
Mon Nov 1 10:06:57 EST 2004

Apologies for cross-listings.  We will begin reviewing materials soon, so
please pass this on to anyone who may be interested.

Thank you.

Lisa Hoffman

Urban Affairs and Social Policy -- Assistant Professor

The University of Washington, Tacoma invites applications from qualified
individuals with a background in Urban Affairs and Social Policy interested
in joining a growing undergraduate program in Urban Studies. The program,
established in 2001, takes an interdisciplinary approach to urban issues,
has strong research and service ties to the local community, and includes an
international focus through faculty research interests, study-abroad
initiatives, and on-campus curriculum.

The position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants
should have teaching expertise in two or more of the following areas: urban
bureaucracies and government, social issues/policy, urban social movements,
housing, ethnicity and migration, globalization and economic restructuring,
and a regional or topical international specialization (e.g. the Latin
American city, European urbanization, slums and squatter settlements,
comparative urban structure, etc). The successful candidate will be expected
to demonstrate excellence in teaching, to engage in community outreach, and
to maintain an active research agenda. A Ph.D. in Political Science, Public
Administration, Urban Studies, Sociology, Urban Planning or a related field
is required. One of three University of Washington campuses, UW Tacoma is an
urban campus offering upper-division and graduate programs to a diverse
student population. The campus is located in new facilities in downtown
Tacoma and, since its founding in 1990, has steadily increased in size.
Faculty and students at the University of Washington, Tacoma benefit from
the many resources of the University of Washington, Seattle located just 30
miles to the north.

The search will remain open until the position is filled, though screening
of applications will begin November 15, 2004. To apply please send a letter
of application, curriculum vitae, the names, addresses, telephone numbers,
and email addresses of three references, and evidence of excellence in
teaching to:

Finance and Administration Box 358431 Urban Studies Position University of
Washington, Tacoma 1900 Commerce Street Tacoma, WA 98402-3100

Applications may also be submitted electronically to:
tfaculty at u.washington.edu

Questions or requests for additional information may be directed to Julia
Smith, Program Administrator, jbsmith at u.washington.edu, (253) 692-4527. The
University of Washington, Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

      Equal Opportunity Office Email: eoo at u.washington.eduCreated: October
4, 2004 Modified: October 4, 2004

Lisa Hoffman
Assistant Professor
Urban Studies
University of Washington Tacoma
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, Washington 98402
Campus Box 358437

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