University of Southern California
Sol Price School of Public Policy
Two Senior Positions in Public Administration/Management
Position Description and Qualifications:
The University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy invites applications for two (2) senior positions in public administration/management. We seek colleagues who will enhance the School’s intellectual leadership, research, and teaching in one or more of the following areas: political institutions, contemporary dimensions of local and state government and governance, organizational theory, and analytical approaches to performance and program evaluation. The appointments will be tenured at the rank of associate or full professor. Applicants must hold a Ph.D., and have substantive knowledge and demonstrated research ability in their areas of expertise.
About the Sol 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. The Price School offers Ph.D. programs in Public Policy and Management and in Urban Planning and Development; masters’ degrees in Public Administration, Nonprofit Leadership and Management, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Health Administration, and Real Estate Development; executive masters’ degrees; and an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree.
USC is one of the world’s premiere research universities, and the Price School is a major contributor to the university’s reputation. Our school supports an array of thematic research centers with $41 million in active sponsored research, ranking third overall in funded research at USC 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, Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy, Price Center for Social Innovation, Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, Center for Economic Development, Center for Sustainable Cities, National Center for Metropolitan Transportation Research, Lusk Center for Real Estate, Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, and the Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events ( CREATE ), the country’s first Homeland Security Center of Excellence.
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:
USC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer that actively seeks diversity in its workplace.
Apply for this Position:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest that includes their areas of expertise and research and teaching interest, a curriculum vitae, and list of three references Screening of applications and a short list of potential candidates will begin as of September 30, 2014 and continue until the positions are filled.
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Minimum Field of Expertise
Supervises - Nature of Work
Preferred Field of Expertise
University of Southern California - 8 months ago