California State University Northridge seeks Assistant Prof in Urban Studies and Planning

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning at California State University, Northridge is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor position to be eligible for hire in the 2021 academic year.
Teaching is the primary job responsibility. The department offers a BA in urban studies and planning and a MA in urban planning. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory level general education courses focusing on the evolution of urbanism and the structure of cities as well as upper division and graduate level courses reflecting department needs and the candidate’s areas of professional expertise. The candidate may also have the opportunity to teach in the Master of Sustainability program. The normal teaching load is 12 credits per semester…

A Ph.D. in city, urban, or regional planning, urban studies, or a closely related field from a fully accredited university is required. Expertise in computer based-graphic communication methods and the ability to teach these techniques (e.g. geographic information science – GIS, Creative Suite Applications, and Sketch-Up) is required. Specialization in environmental planning, sustainability, resiliency, or housing is preferred.

Complete details are available on the department’s website at:

Application Deadline: December 6, 2020.

How to apply: Interested applicants must submit a letter of application that includes teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations. Applicants for this position receive a free Dossier account and must send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge online via Interfolio.

For questions, please contact: Department of Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Search Committee Chair at