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Urban Studies and Planning within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is seeking applicants for appointments in the following areas: 

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Urban Studies and Planning
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03697 

POSITION OVERVIEW
Position title: Assistant Professor
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $109,600-$132,200.​ The posted UC Academic salary scales set the minimum pay as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the salary scale(s) for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1.pdf. The base salary range, from the salary table(s), for this position is $74,600-$97,200. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and
step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. ​​Additional UCSD salary information can be found here: https://aps.ucsd.edu/compensation/apo-salary.html 

APPLICATION WINDOW
Open date: September 14, 2023

Next review date: Saturday, Oct 14, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 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 and Planning at UC San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor working in the area of urban studies and planning, anticipated to begin July 1, 2024.


USP is a rapidly-growing department with strategic emphases on social and spatial justice; climate justice; and multinational planning. The selected candidate will be expected to contribute to our mission by building and maintaining a record of high-quality scholarship in transportation planning and/or spatial analytics; developing curriculum to meet department needs; mentoring and teaching graduate and undergraduate students, including teaching courses in quantitative methods; and engaging in university and public service to help build an equitable and diverse environment.


For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UC San Diego Partner Opportunities Program website: https://aps.ucsd.edu/recruitment/pop/index.html 

Department: https://usp.ucsd.edu


QUALIFICATIONS
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
A Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning or a closely related field, or one who is in the all-but-dissertation stage of earning the PhD.


Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Must hold a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning or related field by start date of appointment as Assistant Professor.

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.

Lecturer

Apply now: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03450/apply
View this position online: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03450

POSITION OVERVIEW
Position title: Lecturer
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/academicpersonnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t15.pdf.

APPLICATION WINDOW
Open date: March 2, 2023
Most recent review date: Thursday, Aug 24, 2023 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/


QUALIFICATIONS
Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)
Candidates must have a Masters or PhD in urban studies or a related field, or be near completion of a Masters 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 Masters 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.


CAMPUS INFORMATION
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.

The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University controlled properties.
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2023-2024 Academic Year TA Recruitment

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning is now accepting application for Teaching Assistant positions for the 2023-2024 academic year. We have positions for courses covering the following topics:

  • Real Estate & Development
  • Excel and Financial Analysis
  • Architecture & Urban Design
  • Community & Economic Development
  • Environment
  • Housing
  • Infrastructure and Public Facilities,
  • Public Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Transportation Planning
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Application Information:

Application available in the IA System. Initial Review begins April 21, 2023.
Appointments may become available throughout the academic year so applications are reviewed on a rolling bases after initial review.
TA Salary & Benefits:
  • USP pay rates will the match the GEPA posted TA salary rates.
  • USP will cover standard tuition & fees. 
  • USP does not cover non-resident supplemental tuition or professional fees.

Any questions about TA appointments can be directed to usp@ucsd.edu.