Lecturer Academic in Urban Studies and Planning Program
University of California, San Diego, Social Sciences - Urban Studies and Planning Program
United States

Lecturer Academic Year 2018-2019


  • Social Sciences - URBAN STUDIES & PLN



Open date: February 19th, 2018
Last review date: March 19th, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 18th, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Urban Studies and Planning Program (http://usp.ucsd.edu) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, is seeking to make appointments at the Lecturer Academic Year (Unit 18-Non-Senate Faculty) level for both the Urban Studies and Planning major as well as our new Real Estate and Development major.


Required Qualifications:
-Candidates must have a Master’s degree or PhD. or have their degree completed by May 1, 2018, 
-Evidence of strong teaching experience in the areas of urban planning, urban design, urban development, and/or real estate and development.


Preferred Qualifications
-Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree (master's or Ph.D.) in urban planning, architecture, urban design, real estate finance and/or development or related fields
-The program is interested in recruiting candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.


Responsibilities entail the effective instruction of students, teaching classes in accordance with course objectives and published schedules, advising students on academic matters and maintaining an active interest in the advances/current thinking in her/his subject area.


A complete description of the courses for which Lecturers are being sought may be found at: http://usp.ucsd.edu. Candidates must identify the specific course or courses they are applying to teach and quarters they are available.


The Urban Studies and Planning Program at the University of California, San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.


To Apply: Submit Applications & Materials On Line: UCSD AP-On-Line-Recruit 


AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.



San Diego, CA



Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Indicating courses and quarters being applied for and teaching experience relevant to course topic. If USP 189, please provide description of proposed course.

  • Proof of Degree - Master's or PhD - or expected completion of degree by May 1, 2018. Provide copy of certificate, transcript or official letter from academic institution granted degree.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Most recent two years of teaching.

  • Contribution to Diversity Description - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required



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