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Rutgers Faculty Position in Transportation Planning and Policy

Faculty Position in Transportation Planning and Policy

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position in transportation planning and policy. Areas of interest include: transportation planning methods; urban modeling and simulation; decision and planning support systems; travel behavior and forecasting; transportation and land use interactions; non-motorized transportation; public transit; transportation economics; transportation risk and security; planning for freight, ports, and airports; international transportation planning, especially in developing countries. The position may be at the assistant, associate or full professor level.

Applicants must be doctoral graduates of accredited colleges/universities, and we prefer that they have their Ph.D. by January 1, 2015. Ph.D’s may be in any field relevant to transportation planning  (e.g. urban planning, engineering, geography, economics). The standard teaching assignment is two  courses each semester, including both undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful applicant  will have classroom teaching experience and should take an expansive view of transportation policy,  planning, and implications for cities and regions.

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy offers undergraduate degrees in Planning and Public Policy, Public Policy, Public Health, and anticipates soon having three  additional undergraduate degrees in Public Health Administration, City Planning and Design, and  Urban Studies; master’s degrees in Urban Planning and Policy Development and in Public Policy; the Ph.D. in Planning and Public Policy; and joint degrees in public health with the Rutgers New Jersey  Medical School. We offer two graduate certificate programs in transportation: transportation studies; and transportation management: vulnerability, risk and security. The Bloustein School has  18 research centers and institutes and annually attracts approximately $20 million in external  funding. The School has three existing transportation centers, with over 40 research staff, and the  new faculty member is expected to contribute to their efforts. For further information, visit the Bloustein School web site at

Applicants must apply via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Attach a letter of  application, a curriculum vita, a writing sample, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin on November 15,  2014. Members of the search committee will be attending the ACSP conference in Philadelphia and 

can arrange a time to meet with potential applicants. Rutgers University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to expanding the  educational diversity of its faculty and students and encourages applications from a broad variety of candidates.

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