The Department of Urban Studies and Planning at California State University, Northridge is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor position to be eligible for hire in the 2021 academic year.

A Ph.D. in city, urban, or regional planning, urban studies, or a closely related field from a fully accredited university is required. Expertise in computer based-graphic communication methods and the ability to teach these techniques (e.g. geographic information science – GIS, Creative Suite Applications, and Sketch-Up) is required.
Specialization in environmental planning, sustainability, resiliency, or housing is preferred.

Teaching responsibilities will include introductory level general education courses focusing on the evolution of urbanism and the structure of cities as well as upper division and graduate level courses reflecting department needs and the candidate’s areas of professional expertise.

Complete details are available on the department’s website at:

Instructions on how to apply for position (e.g. URL, email address)*:
Interested applicants must submit a letter of application that includes teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations.

Applicants for this position receive a free Dossier account and must send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to:

For questions, please contact: Department of Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Search Committee Chair at