Adjunct Instructor in Development and Monitoring of Quality and Patient Safety Outcomes

    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA 90001
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    University of Southern California

    Sol Price School of Public Policy

    Adjunct Instructor

    Health Policy & Management

    The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy invites applicants for an adjunct faculty position in the Health Policy & Management Department. The successful candidate should possess a MBA, MD, MHA or Ph.D. in management and organization, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field. The candidate will be able to teach graduate level courses related to one or more of the following areas: various facets of quality in health care; designing aspects of running a quality healthcare enterprise; skills in data collection and analysis of clinical care outcomes; and various initiatives for improving patient safety, incident reporting and root cause analysis in health care organizations. This position is not restricted geographically and can be filled by any candidate with broadband internet access. 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.

    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.

    REQ20051429 Posted Date: 10/05/2017
    Posting ID: 547815057Posted: 2020-12-15