Adjunct Instructor in Community Health Policy and Planning

University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy

Adjunct Instructor of Community Health Policy and Planning

Sol Price School of Public Policy Faculty Los Angeles, California

University of Southern California

Sol Price School of Public Policy

Adjunct Instructor of Community Health Policy and Planning

Department of Public Policy

The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy is seeking a working professional with expertise and a primary position in the area of community health policy and planning. The successful candidate should possess a Ph.D. in urban planning, public health, public policy, or a related field; a Master’s or other advanced degree may be acceptable with appropriate experience. The candidate will be able to teach the undergraduate course PPD 414 Community Health Planning and Policy in the Spring 2022 semester. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience and excellent teaching evaluations.

Adjunct instructor responsibilities include delivery of course content, scheduling office hours and being accessible to students as appropriate, and grading. Each instructor is expected to provide students with a syllabus outlining the course goals, schedule and all requirements for the course under the direction of the Department Chair.

PPD 414 Course Description: This course focuses on the historical perspectives and contemporary practice of community health planning.  It addresses the impacts of culture, socioeconomics, and environment, and discusses the various stakeholder groups and organizations that are involved in these matters.  Students also learn the tools and techniques used by urban planners and public health practitioners in working to sustain and enhance community health.

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; masters’ degrees in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Health Administration, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, and Real Estate Development; executive masters’ degrees; and three undergraduate degrees.  USC is one of the nation’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 $35 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.  For additional information, see our website:

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, and (if available) one or more sample syllabi and one or more sets of sample teaching evaluations.