Lecturer In Urban Design, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT

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Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Position: Part-time two-year non-tenure track position as Lecturer for the period September 2013 through May 2015. This is a nine-month academic year position from September to May of each year.

Description: The Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is seeking a part-time non tenure-track Lecturer in the area of Urban Design with an emphasis on teaching introductory urban design skills, landscape planning concepts, and digital representation. The person hired will be expected to teach professional degree candidates in city planning, advise masters-level students on their academic program and masters’ theses related to urban design, city and landscape planning. The Department seeks a dynamic and creative teacher with a record as a practicing professional in urban design, architecture or landscape architecture.

Minimum Qualifications: A graduate (master) professional degree in planning, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design or related field is required. Minimum 3 years of professional experience in design; prior teaching experience in professional development or at a graduate level; ability to teach skill building courses in urban design and landscape planning.

Applicants should submit a letter of intent with description of prior teaching experience and include a few paragraphs describing their professional work in design, curriculum vitae, a maximum 20-page digital portfolio (not to exceed 10MB) and three references with contact information.

Review of applications will begin in February 2013 and continue until position is filled.
Please send all materials electronically in pdf format to:

attn: Sandra Elliott
Room 10-485
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

MIT is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from members of under- represented groups and women. MIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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