Professor/Chair in Housing Markets/Technology and the City

Professor/Chair in Housing Markets/Technology and the City

Department of City and Regional Planning
College of Environmental Design
University of California, Berkeley

The Department of City and Regional Planning (DCRP) at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications for a faculty position in Urban Land/Housing Economics or Technology and the City at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.  The ideal candidate will be an intellectual leader who can shape planning practice and policies to address contemporary challenges around climate change, urban inequality, and uneven development.  The candidate will be committed to serving as department chair, developing new initiatives and multidisciplinary collaborations, contributing to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, attracting externally-funded research, and demonstrating excellence in teaching, service, and research.

We seek a scholar in one of two related priority areas. The first area addresses housing or land markets through an urban lens. We are particularly interested in scholars examining inequality, segregation, racism, regional development, migration/immigration, urban-industrial restructuring and the global economy, economic development, fiscal policy, and whose work includes global or comparative perspectives. The second area focuses on the management and impacts of rapidly evolving technologies on, and their manifestations in, different urban domains such as housing, transportation, energy, land use, governance, environmental sustainability, economic development, and design.

For more information about the position, including basic qualifications, priority areas, and application materials, visit

Application deadline is Friday, November 19, 2021.

Queries may be directed to Search Committee Chair at [email protected] with “Land/Housing economics, technology, and the city” in the subject line.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

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