Non-Tenure Track Professor of Practice/Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.
Non-Tenure Track Professor of Practice/Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor in Public Policy in the University of Southern California's Sol Price School of Public Policy and the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong (Ref.: 201600275)
The University of Southern California's Sol Price School of Public Policy and the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong are seeking an untenured Professor of Practice or tenured associate or full professor in global public policy. The successful candidate could be based at either USC, HKU or jointly. International experience and knowledge of East-West comparative approaches to public policy issues are desirable.  He/She will be expected to teach within the Master of Global Public Policy program. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in public policy or related fields. For tenured appointments, an excellent research record is expected.
The successful candidate will be expected to lead the USC/HKU Master of Global Public Policy, which is scheduled to be launched in June 2017.  He/She will have exceptional management and leadership skills, and will oversee all areas of operation of the program, including promotional activities, public relations, and curriculum development and coordination between the two partner institutions.
About the University of Southern California's Sol Price School:
The mission of the Price School 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.  For additional information, see our website: www.usc.edu/schools/price/.
About the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong:
The mission of the Faculty of Social Sciences is to contribute to the advancement of society and the development of leaders through a global presence, regional significance and engagement with the rest of China.  We seek to establish a world-leading public policy programme that conducts cutting-edge research, provides innovative teaching and training, and offers novel solutions to local, regional, and global problems. The Faculty consists of five academic departments and seven multidisciplinary research centres. In addition to the Ph.D. and M.Phil. degrees offered by all departments, taught postgraduate degrees in public administration, transport policy and planning, nonprofit management and other areas are also offered. For additional information, see our website: www.socsc.hku.hk.
Compensation and Benefits:
USC and HKU offer a competitive salary within an academic environment based on the candidate's experience and accomplishments. Both universities also offer excellent benefits to employees.
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 a list of three references. Screening of applications will begin on April 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. For enquiries about the post, please contact us at socsc@hku.hk or yhyun@usc.edu. To apply, please visit http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/61626.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.
Equal Opportunities Employer:
USC and HKU are equal-opportunities educators and employers, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunities for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. Both Universities particularly encourage women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC and HKU will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.