Adjunct Instructor of Legal Issues in Health Care Delivery

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Southern California

Sol Price School of Public Policy

Adjunct Instructor of Legal Issues in Health Care Delivery

Health Policy and Management

The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy is seeking a working professional with expertise and a primary position in legal and regulatory issues in health care. The successful candidate should possess a Juris Doctor (J.D.), or a Master’s degree or doctorate in law or a closely related field. The candidate will be able to teach graduate-level course related to the following area: fundamental principles of law that affect professionals engaged in the delivery, organization, or coverage of health care. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience and excellent teaching evaluations.

PPD 513 - Legal Issues in Health Care Delivery. Course learning objectives include: developing executive level skills in identifying and dealing with legal issues in health care; securing a basic understanding of legal issues that impact health care organizations and learning when and how to involve legal counsel; experiencing how specific facts are applied to legal principals in order to identify and assess risks for health care organizations; understanding the dynamic nature of health law.

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.

Apply for this Position: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one or more sample syllabi, and one or more sets of sample teaching evaluations.

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