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The School of Urban Planning is inviting applications to fill a new position by August 1, 2013. This is a junior, tenure-track position, but consideration will also be given to outstanding senior candidates. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Urban Planning or a related field (or be in a position to earn the degree by the time they join the School).


Candidates are invited to apply if they can bolster the School’s capacity in teaching, research and service on the ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF URBAN PLANNING, with possible specialisations in areas such as economic development, infrastructure financing, transportation economics, land markets and real-estate development, financing and management of urban design projects and international development.


Preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to more than one area of specialisation, who can participate in studio teaching, and/or who are professionally accredited planners (or are eligible to become accredited in Québec and Canada).


The School of Urban Planning, which is part of the Faculty of Engineering, offers a professionally accredited Master of Urban Planning program and an Ad-Hoc PhD program in Urban Planning, Policy and Design, as well as several courses that are open to undergraduate students.


Applicants should submit a letter of application stating their teaching and research interests, their CV and three letters of recommendation. Candidates and referees should address their letters to:
Raphaël Fischler, Director
School of Urban Planning
McGill University
815 Sherbrooke Street West, #400
Montréal, Québec
Canada H3A 0C2
All application documents must be sent in PDF format to jobapplications [dot] planning [at] mcgill [dot] ca.
Originals of the letters of recommendation should be mailed to the address given above.


To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by February 8, 2013.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, women, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.