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: 

Open Recruitment for Teaching Professors to begin July 1, 2020

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning within the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego is a new department founded with a commitment to excellence and diversity in the faculty, staff, and student body. We are inviting applications for two (2) Associate Teaching Professors to begin July 1, 2020. The individuals hired into these positions will provide guidance, leadership, and innovation for our fast-growing undergraduate programs in (1) urban studies and planning and (2) real estate and development. For more details, see

2019-2020 Open Recruitment for Lecturers

Open Recruitment for Lecturers

The Urban Studies and Planning Program ( 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 #JPF02038 may be found at: Prospective applicants should refer to the list of USP courses here as well as the new course list available here when submitting an application. Applicants can find guidlines for writing the Contribution to Diversity Statements through the Center for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion. Applications will be considered after the following deadlines: 

  • March 18 for Fall, Winter and/or Spring quarters; 
  • September 23 for Winter and/or Spring quarters and 
  • January 20 for Spring quarter only.

Please note, current Lecturers are required to re-apply annually.