Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Transportation and Technology

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 by USC Price School of Public Policy

Los Angeles, CA 90089
7 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
University of Southern
Sol Price School of Public
Tenure-track Faculty Position in
Transportation and Technology
Position Description and Qualifications:
The University of Southern California's Department of Urban
Planning and Spatial Analysis in the Sol Price School of Public
Policy invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in
urban planning at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
Applicants should hold an advanced degree in urban planning or a
related field and demonstrate excellent research and teaching
records appropriate to rank. We seek candidates whose
specialization falls within transportation planning and technology
with expertise in data collection, management, and analysis of data
from diverse sources such as media, cloud, or IoT. Scholars
who work at the leading edge of transportation in automated and
connected vehicles, platform-based services and modes, mobility
management, travel behavior, or urban freight from a planning or
policy perspective will be especially competitive. Preference
will be given to those who have research and teaching interests
that support the Department's cross-cutting theme of social
The successful applicant can benefit from close affiliation with
the highly regarded METRANS Transportation Center. METRANS conducts
multidisciplinary research and has an international network of 62
scholars across 15 universities and research institutes. Affiliated scholars have opportunities for research collaborations
across the network. Affiliated scholars collaborate with industry
leaders, public decision makers, and community experts to craft
innovative solutions to the day's pressing transportation
Related degree programs offered by the Price School include an
undergraduate major in Urban Studies and Planning, a master's
degree in Urban Planning, an Executive Master of Urban Planning,
and a PhD degree in Urban Planning and Development. Our new
colleague will contribute to teaching in our planning programs at
the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral
Applicants are encouraged from a broad range of disciplines
(e.g., urban planning, public policy, civil engineering, geography,
economics, architecture) with a demonstrated capacity to integrate
methods and insights across disciplinary boundaries.
About the Sol Price School of Public
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, Public
Policy, Nonprofit Leadership and Management, Urban Planning, Health
Administration, and Real Estate Development; executive masters'
degrees; and undergraduate degrees.
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 $80 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 for Economic Development, Center for
Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), Center for
Sustainable Cities, Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy, Lusk
Center for Real Estate, METRANS Transportation Center, Price Center
for Social Innovation, Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and
Economics, and the Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global
For additional information, see our website:
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
An Equal Opportunity Employer:
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status,
disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC
policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants
with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the
requirements of the Los
Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We
provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with
disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a
reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring
process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213)
, or by email at . Inquiries will be treated
as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
Apply for this Position:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae
and three letters of reference. . Applicants should also
include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of
diversity and inclusion. For priority consideration, applicants
should apply by January 25, 2019. Please apply online at
Category: Education , Keywords: Faculty Position

Reference: 600448402

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