Assistant Professor of Land Use Policy & Law

USC Price School of Public Policy
Los Angeles, CA
United States

USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Department of Policy Analysis and Real Estate Development
Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Land Use Policy and Law

The University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy invites nominations and applications for an Assistant Professor (Teaching). We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence and effectiveness in the practice of real estate, in particular in the area of land use law and regulation. The expected teaching load will be six classes per year over two semesters. Real estate teaching faculty will teach undergraduate level real estate courses with content focused on land use regulation. In addition, the faculty will teach graduate level courses in land use law and the political approval process. Successful candidates should possess an advanced degree in a related field (such as MBA, MRED, JD, or PhD). Candidate must also have significant professional experience in real estate law and urban planning. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience and excellent teaching evaluations.

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 2018, 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 Price School offers both an undergraduate major and minor in real estate development. This undergraduate field of study is the school’s highest growth area. Price’s master’s degree programs are widely recognized for their excellence. The highly regarded Dollinger Master of Real Estate Development is considered amongst the top programs nationally. Price also offers a graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development to compliment the studies of students pursuing master’s degrees in related fields. 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 facilities.

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) 821-8100, or by email at Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

Apply for this Position
In applying for the position, please submit a CV/resume, statement of interest, one or more sample syllabi, and one or more sets of sample teaching evaluations. Applicants should also include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. To apply:




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December 12, 2018 - 1:30pm
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