Recruitment Period Open June 18th, 2019 through Monday, Jul 22, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Description
The Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy has openings for a lecturer during the 2019-2020 academic year for the following course:
UPPP 275: Housing Planning in Practice - This course aims to provide students in Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) program with a practical understanding of the housing planning process in California. Topics covered would include the role of the housing element within the larger General Plan process, key provisions of housing element law, the role of the State and the regional Metropolitan Planning Organizations in the development and distribution of the Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) numbers, the RHNA process including appeals, the preparation of the housing element (needs assessment, housing constraints and resources, and goals and strategies) and the state housing element review process. The course can also include case studies and projects that encourage practice-based learning and promote engagement with concrete cases in Southern California.
Required: An M.A. or M.S. in a field appropriate to the course (e.g., Urban and Regional Planning, Environmental Planning, or Public Policy). Experience working in the field of housing planning and policy.
Desired: Experience teaching practice-oriented planning 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 July 22, 2019. Priority will be given to applications received by this date. For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Walter Nicholls at email@example.com.
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