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.

Elizabeth Garrett Chair in Health Policy, Economics, & Law
Chair will provide intellectual leadership in both the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics; the successful applicant will be a distinguished scholar, broadly defined, with a substantive health policy contributions in economics, law, medicine, or public policy; ideal candidate will also demonstrate an ability to raise external funding to support research and training.

Sol Price Chair in Social Innovation
Professor at the Full or Senior Associate rank; ideal applicant will have a distinguished research/professional record in the field of public administration/management, excellent teaching skills, and a record of service.

Associate/Full Professor, Department of Governance, Management, and the Policy Process
Senior faculty position, with an affiliation in the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation (PriceCSI); candidates should have a track record that demonstrates capacity to contribute to the development of the field of social innovation; candidates would be expected to provide leadership within PriceCSI, and help develop curricular programs in the field of social innovation with the Price School.

Faculty Position (Open Rank), Real Estate Economics
Tenure-track faculty position in the area of real estate development at the Assistant or Associate Professor level; applicants are encouraged from a broad range of disciplines (e.g., economics, business, urban planning, public policy) with a demonstrated capacity to integrate methods and insights across disciplinary boundaries; preference will be given to those who have research and teaching interests that readily link to the economic, social, demographic and political issues associated with real estate development.

Assistant or Associate Professor (Teaching) of Real Estate
Full-time teaching faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor; candidates should have demonstrated excellence and effectiveness in the practice of real estate, including significant professional experience in real estate finance, investment, or development.

Professor (Teaching) of Health Management and Administration
Full-time, fixed-term, renewable faculty position; applicants should hold an advanced degree and demonstrate strength in management and administration of health care delivery systems as well as excellent teaching capability.

Research Assistant Professor
Non-tenure track research assistant professor position; candidate will expand the Price Center’s research capacity in social innovation; candidate may also have the opportunity to teach one class per year.

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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.