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Assistant/Associate Professor of Cultural Heritage Studies in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nine-month tenure-track assistant or associate professor position. Candidates with a specialization in community-based planning, design, and economic development are encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities will be at the undergraduate and graduate levels with potential courses including: planning and design studio, cultural resource management, research seminar(s) and study abroad courses. The candidate will be expected to collaborate with the newly established Center for Heritage and Society.

Candidates are expected to have a Masters of Landscape Architecture (MLA), Urban, City or Regional Planning (MUP, MCP, or MRP) or a closely related field in cultural studies. Preferred qualifications include: a doctoral degree in a landscape architecture, planning or a closely related field. Review of applications will begin October 8, 2010. The search will continue until the position is filled. Electronic applications are preferred and can be submitted at, paper submissions should be sent to
Tracy Tudryn, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences,
University of Massachusetts,
231 Draper Hall, Amherst, MA 01003…LARP Search.

Please submit a letter of interest including your research and teaching interests and experience, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, selected samples of publications and the contact information for three references (including name, title, address, telephone number and email).

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The University provides an intellectual environment committed to providing academic excellence and diversity including mentoring programs for faculty.  The College and the Department are committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty, student body and the curriculum.  The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Center for Heritage and Society, 215 Machmer Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA 01003 phone: 413.545.2221  fax: 413.545.9494