Lecturer Pool - Urban Planning and Public Policy

  • School of Social Ecology - Planning, Policy & Design


    Open date: August 4th, 2017

    Last review date: September 5th, 2017
    Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

    Final date: September 29th, 2017
    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 Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy in the School of Social Ecology invites applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach courses and professional development workshops in the Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) program. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the program and may begin as early as Fall 2017.

    We are interested in applicants who can teach practice- and skills-oriented courses and/or workshops in the following related areas of urban and regional planning: environmental impact assessment, geographic information systems and spatial analysis, housing and economic development, planning analytical methods, professional writing and communication, site planning and development, transportation planning and analytical methods, and urban design principles and software applications.
    In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties could include preparing course materials (syllabus, assignments, etc.), maintaining a course website, holding office hours, assigning grades, and advising students.

    Applicants should have an advanced degree (minimally a Master's degree or equivalent degree) and/or relevant practice experience in a field appropriate to the course or workshop (e.g., Urban and Regional Planning, Environmental Planning, or Landscape Architecture). Professional certification (AICP, LEED, etc.) and experience of teaching practice-oriented planning courses are preferred but not required.

    Candidates should apply online by submitting a cover letter detailing relevant professional and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three professional and/or academic references and a brief statement of teaching interests and capabilities. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion within planning education and the planning professional should also be included in the application materials.
    For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Associate Professor Jae Hong Kim (jaehk6@uci.edu).
    Applications received by August 18, 2017 will receive priority review for any 2017 Fall quarter offering. The position will remain open until filled.
    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, AGE, PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS, OR OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORIES COVERED BY the UC nondiscrimination policy. Is recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
    The recruit link for this position is: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/analyst/recruitments/4223
    Job location Irvine, CA


    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter
    • Statement of Research (Optional)
    • Statement of Teaching
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
    • Misc / Additional (Optional)
    3 references required (contact information only)


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