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Open Positions

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 in Urban Studies and Planning

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 to begin July 1, 2023.

This is a position for a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at UC San Diego, a rapidly-growing department with strategic emphases on social and spatial justice; climate justice; and multinational planning. The department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by strong engagement in teaching, research, and service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. The successful candidate will be an excellent scholar with an active research program in one or more of the following areas: transportation planning; climate change mitigation and adaptation; environment and land use planning; health and wellness, and/or spatial analytics.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. 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

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03452

Open date: November 21, 2022

Next review date: Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) 
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 31, 2023 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.

Project Scientist (Full, Associate or Assistant)

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning (USP), at the University of California, San Diego, is conducting an open search for a Project Scientist.

At UC San Diego, Project Scientists (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-311.pdf ) are academic researchers who are expected to make significant and creative contributions to a research team, but are not necessarily leaders of the research team. Project scientist positions are similar to postdoctoral fellow positions, but carry more responsibilities, a higher salary, and are typically of longer duration. Project Scientists are not required to carry out independent research or develop an independent research reputation but will publish and carry out research or creative programs with supervision by faculty. University and public service are encouraged but not required, and this position does not have formal teaching responsibilities.

Position duties include but not limited to: linking transportation, land use, public health and climate change through the development of research proposals, survey design, spatial sampling and data collection, advanced statistical analysis, manuscript development, and creation of software based simulation tools for policy development and advancement.

Appointment and duration vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding.

Recruitment will remain open until filled based on the on-going needs in the USP Department. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Applications must be submitted to: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03346. Applications will not be considered unless submitted through our online system.

2022-2023 Open Recruitment for Lecturers

Open Recruitment for Lecturers

The Department of Urban Studies and 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 the Urban Studies and Planning major as well as our new Real Estate and Development major. The application #JPF03206 may be found at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03206. Prospective applicants should refer to the list of USP courses as well as the new course list when submitting an application. Applicants can find guidlines for writing the Contribution to Diversity Statements through the Center for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion.

Posted 04/12/2022

2022-2023 USP TA Positions

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, is seeking current graduate students to serve as Teaching Assistants (TAs) for both the Urban Studies and Planning major as well as Real Estate and Development. Current graduate students can apply through the IA System

Initial review of the applicant pool will begin April 25, 2022 and will continue until all positions are filled. 

Posted 04/12/2022

Summer 2022 USP TA Positions

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, is seeking current graduate students to serve as Teaching Assistants (TAs) for Urban Studies and Planning major courses during Summer Session I. Current graduate students can apply through the IA System

Initial review of the applicant pool will begin April 25, 2022 and will continue until all positions are filled. 

Posted 04/12/2022