USC Price School of Public Policy

Faculty Jobs

We welcome applications for the following faculty position(s). The following link(s) provide descriptions of all available openings, along with application information.

Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy

Full professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management; candidate is expected to take an intellectual leadership role in both the Price School and the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics; substantive research areas may include medicine, public policy, economics, or other disciplines; it is expected that the successful candidate will be nominated for the Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy

Professor (Open Rank) or Distinguished Practitioner in Social Innovation
Open to both tenure track of all ranks and non-tenure track appointments; candidate will become a faculty fellow within the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation (PriceCSI); expected to help develop curricular programs in the field of social innovation

Associate or Full Professor, Department of Governance, Management, and the Policy Process
Distinguished academic or an outstanding public service practitioner; successful candidate is expected to take a leadership role in both the Price School and the Sacramento Center; will expand the School’s existing strengths in state and local government administration, institutions, public policy, public management, leadership and governance

Two Positions in Governance, Management, and Policy Processes
Open with respect to rank and discipline; candidates are expected to enhance the Price School’s intellectual leadership, systematic research, and teaching with interest in an area of importance to issues in public sector management and administration

Assistant or Associate Professor (Teaching) of Real Estate
Two full-time teaching faculty positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor; candidates should have demonstrated excellence and effectiveness in the practice of real estate

Adjunct Appointments »

About the USC Price School:

The mission of the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy is to become the premier school for educating leaders and creating knowledge for innovative governance and place-based solutions for the betterment of communities worldwide. Toward that end, USC Price School educates leaders and conducts research to provide interdisciplinary solutions for the challenging and complex issues of governance, policy, planning, management, and development.

USC Price School offers five professional master’s degree programs, two doctoral degrees, and an undergraduate major. USC Price School’s Master of Public Administration program and Master of Health Administration program are consistently ranked among the top degree programs in their respective fields.

USC is one of the nation’s major research universities, and USC Price School is a renowned contributor to the university’s reputation. USC Price School supports an array of thematic research centers with $16 million in active sponsored research, ranking third overall in funded research at USC on a per faculty basis. Most of the school’s research is conducted through its centers, institutes, and research groups. Among them are the Judith and John Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise, the Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy, the Civic Engagement Initiative, the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, and the Homeland Security Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events.

Compensation and Benefits:
The University of Southern California offers a competitive salary within an academic environment based on the candidate’s 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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer:
The University of Southern California is proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding men and women of every race, creed, and background. This university is firmly committed to complying with applicable laws and governmental regulations at the federal, state, and local levels which prohibit discrimination, or which mandate that special consideration be given, on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, Vietnam veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic that may from time to time be specified in such laws and regulations. This good faith effort to comply is made even when such laws and regulations conflict with each other.

Where to Apply:
For application instructions, please click on the individual faculty position links listed above.