The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy invites applicants for an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Governance and Management. The successful candidate should possess a masterâs degree in public administration from the Price School having graduated in the past five years and should have professional experience in a related field. This position serves as a cohort coach in the online program to provide training and development of essential academic skills including but not limited to critical thinking and digital literacy skills and other key methods for online education engagement. The coach will provide professional development sessions and facilitate engagement in the online MPA program between faculty and students. This position is not restricted geographically and can be filled by any candidate with broadband internet access. The position will report to the MPA online Faculty Coordinator and work with the Cohort Coach Lead
During the PPD 506 Public Administration Residency course, the cohort coach responsibilities include support of Lead Faculty by serving as section instructor, delivery of existing course content, providing feedback, scheduling office hours and being accessible to students as appropriate, and grading according to a syllabus provided by the Lead Faculty with oversight by the Department Chair.
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 Urban Planning; mastersâ degrees in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Health Administration, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, and Real Estate Development; executive mastersâ degrees; and three undergraduate degrees.Â USC is one of the nationâs premiere research universities, and the Price School is a major contributor to the universityâs reputation. Our school supports an array of thematic research centers with $35 million in active sponsored research, ranking third overall in funded research at USC on a per faculty basis. Much of the schoolâs research is conducted through its centers, institutes, and research groups.Â For additional information, see our website: https://priceschool.usc.edu/
An Equal Opportunity Employer:
USC is an equal-opportunity educator 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.
Apply for this Position: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one or more sample syllabi, and one or more sets of sample teaching evaluations.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.