Job title: Urban Planning and Public Policy – MURP Lecturer (University of California, Irvine)
Hiring institution: University of California, Irvine
Location: Irvine, California | United States
Application deadline: 02/29/2024
The Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy has an opening for a lecturer during the 2023- 24 academic year for a special topics course on urban planning. Topics covered may include the planning history of Southern California, historical preservation, land use law, coastal planning, and climate adaptation planning. We expect the course to be taught during the 2023-24 academic year.
Required: B.A. or B.S. in a field appropriate to the course (including, but not limited to, Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Geography, Public Policy). At least 3 years of professional working experience in the fields of urban planning, public policy, law, and/or community engagement (as applicable).
Desired: An M.A. or M.S. in a field appropriate to the course (e.g., Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Geography, Public Policy, or – in the case of the law course – a J.D.). Experience teaching practice-oriented planning courses at the undergraduate or graduate level. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and participation in professional planning organizations is a plus.
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, the community, and/or the planning profession should also be included in the application materials. All applications should be uploaded through the online Recruit system. To ensure your application is given full consideration, files should be completed by Monday, May 22, 2023. Priority will be given to applications received by this date.
For more information, please contact the search committee chair Nicholas Marantz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Application link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08208