Associate/Full Professor, Department of Governance, Management, and the Policy Process

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USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Department of Governance, Management, and the Policy Process
Associate/Full Professor in Governance

The University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy invites nominations and applications for a Professor at the Full or Senior Associate rank. The ideal applicant will have a distinguished research/professional record in the field of public administration/management, excellent teaching skills, and a record of service. We are seeking a distinguished scholar in public administration/management to lead the newly formed Department of Governance, Management, and the Policy Process, and contribute to the overall mission of the Price School. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, their CV, and the names of three references.

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 2016 The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy was ranked No. 4 overall in Best Graduate Schools for Public Affairs, published by U.S. News & World Report. The School offers Ph.D. programs in Public Policy and Management and Urban Planning; masters’ degrees in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Health Administration, and Real Estate Development; executive masters’ degrees; and an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree. USC is one of the nation’s premiere research universities and Price ranks third overall in funded research on a per faculty basis. Much of the school’s research is conducted through its centers, institutes, and research groups. 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 country’s first Homeland Security Center of Excellence. Annual sponsored research volume approximates $41 million. For additional information, see our website:

Compensation and Benefits:

USC offers a competitive salary within an academic environment based on the candidate’s experience and accomplishments. The University also offers excellent benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer:

USC is an equal-opportunity educators and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

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