CVCover LetterEvidence of Previous Teaching Experience (syllabi, evaluations,testimonials)List of ReferencesTranscripts for terminal degree will be requested by thedepartment The UniversitySan José State Universityenrolls over 35,700 students, a significant percentage of whom aremembers of minority groups. As such, this position is for scholarsinterested in a career at a national leader in graduating URMstudents. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and AsianAmerican and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) ServingInstitution; 40% of our students are first-generation, and 38% arePell-qualified. The university is currently ranked third nationallyin increasing student upward mobility. The University is committedto increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines,students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic andgender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: November 03, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific StandardTimeApplications close: Ph.D in Urban in Regional Planning or a closely relateddiscipline Department SummarySJSU’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning is interested inreceiving applications for a Lecturer position opening to teach acourse in Real Estate Finance Fundamentals. The course willintroduce students to the complexities of real estate markets,including learning the vocabulary used in the industry and how toread simple proformas. The course will also provide students withan overview of criteria used by developers, lenders, and investorsto secure their real estate investments. Course description is asfollows:URBP 206: Market Analysis, Appraisal, & Finance of RealEstate Development (3 units): Students will be taught the realestate capital markets and the mix of the necessary financingsources required of developments. Students will evaluate criteriaused by developers, real estate lenders and capital providerslooking to minimize risk and maximize returns on real estateinvestments.The Department of Urban and Regional Planning, founded in 1970,includes an interdisciplinary and highly research-active team ofscholars and engaged practitioners. Using Silicon Valley as aliving lab, the department prepares diverse leaders who affecttransformative change and create just, sustainable, and vibrantcommunities. For more information about our department, pleasevisit our website at http://www.sjsu.edu/urbanplanning.com To receive full consideration, applications should be received byNovember 15, 2020Inquiries may be directed to: Dr. Laxmi Ramasubramanian,AICP Department Chair, Email: [email protected] Conditional AppointmentPlease be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget andenrollment considerations and subject to order of assignmentprovisions in the collective bargaining agreement betweenCalifornia State University and California Faculty Association.These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in whichavailable courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenureline faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.Salary Range – To commensurate with experience.Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents: Brief Description of DutiesLecturers should be able to demonstrate awareness and experienceunderstanding the needs of a student population of great diversityincluding but not limited to differences in age, culturalbackground, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation –through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies andadvisement.Lecturers are expected to organize their classes within the CanvasLearning Management System (LMS), the official LMS provided for theSJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whether online or not, must beanchored in the Canvas platform to ensure faculty-studentconnection in a common virtual space as all students are directedto log in to Canvas for online access to their classes. Lecturerswill be provided access to this system prior to the semester startdate. Training in the use of LMS is also provided by SJSU’se-campus.Lecturers are expected to deliver course content following aschedule agreed upon with the Department Chair. Instructionincludes lecturers and lab-based or project-based assignments. Thelecturer is responsible for assigning the final grades.Required Qualifications Applicant should hold an earned Master’s Degree in Urban andRegional Planning or a closely related discipline (PhD preferred).Professional experience in addition to a Master’s degree andprevious teaching experience at the collegiate level will be highlyvalued.Applicants must be able to prepare and deliver lectures in aconventional (in class) or online modalities.Applicants must be well organized and able to deliver asupportive learning experience for our highly diverse studentbody.Ability to teach and evaluate adult learners. Evidence ofsatisfactory achievement in previous academic work.Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivityto the educational goals of a multicultural population as mighthave been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching andother comparable experience. Preferred Qualifications
Statewide— In a continuing effort to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Eric J. Holcomb has announced additional efforts by signing an executive order that listed all the announcements Monday including closing restaurants, bars, and pubs for dine-in services. The order also activates the Indiana National Guard to be on duty to assist as needed.The governor’s executive order also delays non-essential public meetings. For essential meetings, one member is required to be physically present, but other members will be allowed to participate electronically.