Department of Policy Analysis and Real Estate Development
Assistant Professor (Teaching)
The University of Southern Californiaâs Price School of Public Policy invites nominations and applications for an Assistant Professor (Teaching). Â The position requires teaching and service, and the appointee will be expected to teach in the Master of Global Public Policy degree program as well as core graduate and undergraduate courses in public policy.Â The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Economics, Political Science or Public Policy.Â Strong preference will be given to candidates with on-line teaching experience and knowledge of comparative political systems.Â The appointee will also be expected to travel to Hong Kong, Beijing or other Chinese cities for residencies.
About the USC Price School of Public Policy
The mission of the Sol Price School of Public Policy is to improve the quality of life for people and their communities, here and abroad. We achieve this mission through education and research that promote innovative solutions to the most critical issues facing society, with a particular focus on governance, urban development, and social policy. In 2018, the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy was ranked No. 2 overall in Best Graduate Schools for Public Affairs, published by U.S. News & World Report. Â The School offers Ph.D. programs in Public Policy and Management and Urban Planning; mastersâ degrees in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Health Administration, and Real Estate Development; executive mastersâ degrees; and an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree. Â USC is one of the nationâs premiere research universities and Price ranks third overall in funded research on a per faculty basis. Much of the schoolâs research is conducted through its centers, institutes, and research groups.Â Among them are the Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise, the Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy, the Price Center on Social Innovation, the Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, the Center for Economic Development, the Center for Sustainable Cities, the National Center for Metropolitan Transportation Research, the Lusk Center for Real Estate, and the Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), the countryâs first Homeland Security Center of Excellence.Â For additional information, see our website: https://priceschool.usc.edu/
Compensation and Benefits: The University of Southern California offers a competitive salary within an academic environment based on the candidateâs experience and accomplishments. The university also offers excellent benefits to employees, which include: health, dental and life insurance; tuition assistance; disability and retirement plans; credit union membership; and participation in cultural and social events, as well as access to athletic and recreational facilities.
An Equal Opportunity Employer: USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of theÂ Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for HiringÂ ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email atÂ firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
Apply for this Position: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and list of three references.
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