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Lecturer in Urban Studies and Planning Academic Year 2023-2024

UC San Diego
United States, California, La Jolla
February 27, 2024
Position overview
Position title:
Salary range:
A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $64,329-$103,500

"The posted UC academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2022-23-academic-salary-scales.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t15.pdf.

Application Window

Open date: March 2, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Feb 16, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Mar 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

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.

Position description

The Department of Urban Studies & Planning 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 its majors: 1) Urban Studies and Planning and 2) Real Estate and Development.

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 their subject area.

A complete description of the courses for which Lecturers are being sought may be found at the USP Course Site. In the cover letter, 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.

Department website: https://usp.ucsd.edu/

Department: https://usp.ucsd.edu

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a Master's or PhD in urban studies or a related field, or be near completion of a Master's or PhD in urban studies or a related field. Relevant work experience of a minimum of five years may be substituted for an advanced degree.

Evidence of strong teaching experience in the areas of urban planning, urban design, urban development, and/or real estate and development.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Candidates must have a Master's or PhD in a related field completed prior to start date.

Preferred qualifications

Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree in urban planning, architecture, urban design, real estate finance and/or development or related fields

Application Requirements
Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Please identify the specific course or courses you are applying to teach and quarters (Fall, Winter and/or Spring) that you are available.

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

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Proof of Degree - Master's or Ph.D. - Or expected completion of degree by May 1, 2023. Provide copy of certificate, transcript or official letter from academic institution granted degree.


Reference requirements
  • 1 required (contact information only)

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Help contact: dakerr@ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego 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, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location
La Jolla, CA