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Lecturer Pool : Urban Planning and Public Policy- Undergraduate

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University of California-Irvine
Location
University of California, Irvine, CA
Closing date
Jul 15, 2021

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Lecturer Pool : Urban Planning and Public Policy- Undergraduate Application Window

Open May 28th, 2021 through Thursday, Jul 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by July 15th, 2021, you will have until July 16th, 2021 to complete your application.

Position description

School of Social Ecology
Urban Planning and Public Policy

Undergraduate 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. 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 Fall 2021.

The department seeks applicants with expertise to teach in the following areas:

  • Urban inequalities
  • Urban planning
  • Urban politics
  • Sustainable cities
  • Environmental racism and justice

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 July 15, 2021 will receive priority review for any 2021 fall quarter offering.

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/JPF06800

QualificationsBasic qualifications (required at time of application)

    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, Sustainable cities, Urban politics, Environmental justice, Transportation planning . Experience of teaching practice-oriented planning courses are preferred but not required.

Application RequirementsDocument requirementsReference requirements
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Apply link:https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06800Campus Information

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.

Job locationUniversity of California, Irvine, CA

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Founded in 1965, UC Irvine combines the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. Over five remarkable decades, UCI has become internationally recognized for efforts that are improving lives through research and discovery, fostering excellence in scholarship and teaching, and engaging and enriching the community.UC student center

With more than 33,000 students, 1,200 faculty members and 10,000 staff, UCI is among the fastest-growing campuses in the University of California system. Increasingly a first-choice campus for students, UCI ranks among the top U.S. universities in the number of undergraduate applications and continues to admit freshmen with highly competitive academic profiles. Orange County’s second-largest employer, UCI generates an annual economic impact on the county of $5 billion.

UCI is a center for quality education that honors classic instruction while incorporating the best new scholarship. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UCI among the nation’s best universities. Achievements in the sciences, social sciences, social ecology, arts, humanities, medicine and business also have garnered numerous national rankings for UCI’s schools, departments and programs. Three UCI researchers have won Nobel Prizes – most recently Irwin Rose, in chemistry, in 2004.

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The university is dedicated to excellence through diversity and to the goal of reflecting equity and inclusion in our faculty, staff and student populations. Faculty and staff diversity affinity groups foster cross-departmental social interaction, professional networking, cultural competencies, recruiting and mentoring.

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