The Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy has an opening for a lecturer during the 2021-22 academic year for the following course:
UPPP 283: Collaborative Governance – This course aims to introduce students to the study of collaborative governance – the process by which public managers negotiate with material scarcity and organizational, conceptual, and ideological boundaries to deliver public services. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in teaching key concepts in theories of organizations and public policy; applying these concepts to real-world cases; and who can develop public management tools for collaboration. We expect the course to be taught Fall quarter 2021.

Required: M.A. or M.S. (Ph.D. strongly preferred) in a field appropriate to the course e.g., public policy, public administration, political science, sociology. Experience teaching policy and/or administrative courses at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Application Process: 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.

All applications should be uploaded through the on-line Recruit system. To ensure your application is given full consideration, files should be completed by June 1, 2021. Priority will be given to applications received by this date. For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Professor David Feldman at

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: