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Graduate Fellowships


The College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities at Clemson

University is accepting applications for five assistantships for 

the pursuit of the Ph.D. degree in Planning, Design, and the

Built Environment.  The assistantship provides a stipend of $20,000

payable per year plus tuition remission, and may be renewed 

for up to two years.

The diversity of our faculty, who have advanced degrees in
applied economics, architecture, construction management, civil
engineering, history, landscape architecture, parks, recreation and
tourism, planning, political science and geography allows
students to pursue a variety of research interests.

The objective of the program is to prepare a new generation of
academics and professionals to deal with the diverse and complex
issues relating the future of our built environment. The program
is interdisciplinary drawing a core from the fields of architecture,
landscape architecture, planning, real estate development, 

historic preservation and construction science. We have identified

focus areas of: Regional/Community Development and Design; Built 

Environment and Health; Restoration, Sustainability and Land Ecology;  

and Architectural Design, Technology and Construction Processes.  

It is expected that graduates of this program will be well prepared to

address increasingly complex issues relating to human settlement
patterns and the built environment.   While we have a rolling admissions
Process, we will begin reviewing applications around the 7th of January

Clemson University, the land grant University of South Carolina and a

Top 25 US Public University, has an enrollment of over 25,000 students 

of whom over 5,000 pursue advanced degrees in 74 different areas of 

graduate studies. Strategically located within a few miles of Interstate 85, 

mid-way between Atlanta, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina, Clemson

offers easy access to major urban centers, coastal areas and the

Appalachian mountains.

More information about the University can be found at our web site at 

and details about the PhD program at 


Please feel free to contact Mickey Lauria for additional information on the program:


Mickey Lauria, Ph.D.
Director of Planning, Design and the Built Environment
Professor of City and Regional Planning
Lee Hall 2-315
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634
[email protected]


Post-Doctoral Fellowships



Study Abroad:



PhD Programs:


Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo.


The PhD program in Urban and Regional Planning at the University at Buffalo. The doctoral program offers diverse research and learning opportunities.


Our graduate students have the opportunity to engage with several centers and labs that are exploring the cutting edge of planning scholarship. These include the UB Regional Institute, Urban Design Project, Center for Urban Studies, Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access, Center for Architecture and Situated Technologies, Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab, Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water (RENEW), and the Global Health Equity Community of Excellence. These research centers and labs connect students with faculty with research interests similar to their own and unique opportunities to pursue focused research at an advanced level. The program also encourages students to explore other research centers and interdisciplinary studies across the University at Buffalo, one of the nation's premier centers for academic excellence and the most comprehensive, research-intensive university within the 64-campus SUNY system.


Applications are invited from highly qualified and motivated doctoral candidates interested in pursuing a career in research and teaching. Selected candidates will be considered for tuition remission and a competitive stipend. Admitted PhD students may also be considered for competitive financial awards available through sponsored research projects. Candidates must have strong analytical and writing skills. Additional information about the program is available at:




Call for Manuscripts and Papers: 


Award Nominations:




Position Announcements:

 Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Cleveland State University



Visiting Assistant Professor of Urban Planning


Duties: The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs is pleased to invite applicants for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Urban Planning, with the possibility of extension. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2021. The position will be teaching-focused, with a 3-4 course load per semester that may include both undergraduate and graduate courses in planning, housing, neighborhood and community development, social justice, and urban studies. The faculty member will also serve on appropriate faculty committees.


Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in urban studies, urban planning, geography, public policy, or related area. Demonstrated successful college-level teaching experience that aligns with the teaching needs of the Levin College. Ph.D. must be conferred by July 31, 2021.


Preferred: Experience teaching courses in one or more of the following areas: housing policy, neighborhood and community development, equity and social justice, GIS, research design, public service delivery/management, or related topics. Prior experience with remote and on-line teaching formats. The ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.


The Levin College and Cleveland State University:

The Levin College is ranked among the top schools of urban affairs in the nation. Located in downtown Cleveland, Cleveland State University enrolls over 16,000 students.


We are a large, multidisciplinary faculty, offering 12 degree programs at the doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels (http://urban.csuohio.edu/academics/). Our degree programs emphasize critical thinking and development of core competencies in relevant knowledge and practice. Our faculty members are leaders in their respective fields. The faculty is committed to engaged learning that offers students opportunities to interact with organizations and communities in the Greater Cleveland area.


How to Apply:

Applications will be exclusively accepted online at http://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/13522. Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted.  You will be asked to complete your name and contact information, and upload documents. Candidates must submit the following:

·        Curriculum vitae

·        Personal statement that describes their interest in teaching at the Levin College, the undergraduate and graduate courses currently offered at the Levin College the candidate is qualified to teach, research expertise, and service interests

·        A diversity, equity, and inclusion statement. Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. Explain your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU's diverse community. For applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience, note how your work will contribute to CSU's commitment to diversity and mission as an urban serving university.

·        Sample syllabi, preferably from two different courses that the candidate has taught

·        Evidence of teaching effectiveness (this may include summaries of student evaluations or peer teaching evaluations)

·        Contact information for three references that can speak to the candidate's teaching experience.


Candidates may also submit a COVID-19 impact statement to describe any pandemic-related impacts to the candidate's teaching experience.


The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs webpage can be found at http://urban.csuohio.edu/


Administrative questions can be directed to Mary Smith at [email protected].  Further information on this position can be obtained by contacting Dr. Stephanie Ryberg-Webster, Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]


Preference will be given to applications completed by February 8, 2021. Hiring is contingent upon maintaining existing levels of funding from the state of Ohio.  Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to criminal background.


It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Other Announcements:


Special Announcement


A New Student Recognition and
Professional Development Opportunity

The Urban Affairs Association has established the first international honor society to recognize the academic achievements of undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in urban studies and related fields.
Urban Studies is a broad umbrella term for academic programs and research that focus on the social, political, economic, spatial, physical, historical, cultural, and environmental dynamics of urban contexts. Elements of urban studies can be found in several different disciplines, as well as within explicitly interdisciplinary fields such as urban affairs and urban planning. Given the varied academic homes for urban studies, eligibility for participation in the Society will be judged on the basis of individual program attributes.
We invite applications from academic units to establish chapters of Upsilon Sigma. Each year, there will be two application periods, one in the Fall, and the second in the Spring. For the 2018 calendar year, we have established the following application periods:
Spring 2018 Application Period

  • April 2—Application due to the UAA Executive Office
  • May 15—Application review decisions completed

Fall 2018 Application Period

  • November 1—Application due to the UAA Executive Office
  • December 15—Application review decisions completed

Basic Requirements to Establish an Upsilon Sigma Chapter

  • Successful chapter application
  • Annual UAA Institutional Membership (dues are $345 per year)
  • Student induction fees (one-time induction fee of $35 per student)

Full details on the application process and requirements are now available on the UAA website:


For more information about Upsilon Sigma visit this link





Urban Affairs Association (UAA)




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