Associate/Full Professor in Governance

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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 applications for a Professor at the Associate or Full rank. The ideal applicant will have a distinguished research record in the field of political science, excellent teaching skills, and a record of service. We are seeking a political scientist, working on either domestic or international policy questions, to contribute to the recently formed Department of Governance, Management, and the Policy Process and the overall mission of the Price School. Previous experience in a policy school environment is a plus. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, their CV, and the names of three references. In their letter, applicants should include a succinct statement about the importance they place on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion, and any efforts they have made in that regard in their current position. The hiring committee will begin reviewing applications on March 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

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 2017 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.  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, Real Estate Development, and Nonprofit Leadership and Management; 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 $80 million. For additional information, see our website: https://priceschool.usc.edu/

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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Applicants should submit a letter of interest, their CV, and the names of three references. In their letter, applicants should include a succinct statement about the importance they place on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion, and any efforts they have made in that regard in their current position.


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