Assistant Professors of Housing, Community, Economic, and/or Real Estate Development

Published at: 20 February 2018

The School of City and Regional Planning (SCaRP) at Georgia Tech invites applications for two tenure‐track assistant professorships. The successful candidates will show great promise to make significant contributions to the advancement of housing, community, economic and/or real estate development issues in city and regional planning, and will contribute to our teaching program in these fields and in core curricular areas. A doctoral degree in planning or a related field is required.

Applicants should email the following materials to the search committee coordinator, Sara Howard at, scanned in order into a single PDF:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Statement of teaching philosophy
4. Statement of research accomplishments and future research plans
5. Names and addresses (including email) of three academic/professional references.

Questions concerning the positions can be addressed to the search committee chair, Associate Professor Michael Elliott at
Review of applications will begin 1 March 2018 and continue until the positions are filled. Successful candidates might begin service as soon as August 2018.

The School of City and Regional Planning is a global leader in fostering sustainable, resilient and just communities. Faculty include the most recent‐past editors of the Journal of Planning Education and Research and the former chief planning officials of the City of Atlanta and the Georgia Regional Transportation Agency; three former presidents of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning; and six Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners. School research is augmented by the Center for Spatial Planning Analytics and Visualization, the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development, the Sino‐US Eco‐Urban Lab, and the Urban Climate Lab. Georgia Tech is one of the world’s premier research universities, consistently ranking among U.S. News & World Report’s top 10 public universities and the Times Higher Education’s world top 10 technology universities.

Atlanta is an unparalleled planning laboratory illustrating both the best and the worst of late twentieth/early twenty‐first century urban development. One of America’s fastest growing metro areas, it is home to the nation’s fifth largest concentration of university students. Atlanta is an increasingly diverse region with a growing international presence that has a rich history of pioneering social justice and pulling together for a common purpose.

The Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, strongly committed to diversity within its community. We welcome all qualified applicants, including visible minority group members, women, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas

Georgia Tech: Assistant Professors of Housing, Community, Economic, and/or Real Estate Development