Lecturer Pool Urban Planning and Public Policy

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University of California, Irvine

Lecturer Pool Urban Planning and Public Policy

Recruitment Period Open date: October 18th, 2018 Last review date: November 19th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: February 1st, 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. Description

School of Social Ecology

Urban Planning and Public Policy

Lecturer Pool

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 in its undergraduate program as well as the Master of Urban and Regional Planning and the Master of Public Policy programs. The department offers a BA in Urban Studies and a BA in Environmental Science and Policy. 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 Winter 2019.

At the undergraduate level, we are interested in applicants who can teach topic- and skills-oriented courses in a range of urban and environmental topics, including housing, urban inequality, global cities, sustainability, and climate change as related to urban processes. We also seek lecturers who can teach skills-based course in GIS and/or geospatial analysis. At the master's level, we seek applicants with expertise in transportation planning and policy, and public policy in general.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties 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; doctoral degree preferred.

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 (please do not solicit letters) and a brief statement (500 words) of teaching interests and capabilities. A separate statement (500 words) that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion within higher education and/or the community should also be included in the application materials.
For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Associate Professor Walter Nicholls ([email protected]).
Applications received by November 19, 2018 will receive priority review for any 2019 winter quarter offering. Applications will be accepted until the positions are 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. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

The recruit link for this position is https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05002

To apply, visit https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05002

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Posted: 10/29/2018
Application Due: 12/20/2018
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