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Interested in working for SPA as a professor or instructor?

Apply today to any of our open USF careers postings! Click on the embedded Job ID links below to learn more about the position responsibilities and requirements.

Assistant Instructor or Assistant Professor of Instruction (Job ID 35399): The Urban and Regional Planning graduate program is looking to fill a 9-month, permanent position for a Planner-in-Residence. The successful candidate will teach studio, core, and elective courses in our graduate and undergraduate programs, and pursue external funding to support community-engaged learning and research.

  • Posting CLOSED on 12/03/2023.

Assistant Instructor or Assistant Professor of Instruction (Job ID 35266): The School of Public Affairs is looking to fill a 9-month, permanent position with an emphasis in public policy, public administration, and/or state and local politics. The successful candidate will also be responsible to organize, manage, and deliver the public policy internship programs offered by the school. Teaching responsibilities will include the public policy internship program undergraduate curriculum (e.g., public policy making, intro to american government, state and local politics) as well as upper-level electives and graduate courses in our MPA program.

  • Posting CLOSED on 11/20/2023.

Assistant Professor (Job ID 35274): The Urban and Regional Planning graduate program is looking to fill a 9-month, tenure-track position beginning on August 7, 2024. We are particularly interested in candidates who can address issues of land use planning, urban design, zoning, real estate development and finance, health and the built environment, and land use/transportation linkages. The successful candidate will be able to teach one or two courses in our foundational and analytical methods core; develop electives in an area of specialization; and offer studios or service-learning courses.

  • Posting CLOSED on 11/15/2023.

Interested in sharing a job or internship posting/announcement with our current graduate students or recent alumni?

Send us the job or internship information (including application links or flyers, if available) via email at cas-spa@usf.edu and we will distribute the information with our listserv!

Interested in potentially teaching for SPA as an adjunct?

We welcome new individuals to apply to adjunct with us! Please email cas-spa@usf.edu with your updated CV to indicate your interest; make sure to also include your areas/courses of interest. Disclaimer: we have limited staffing needs, so an adjunct position is not guaranteed.

Minimum requirement to teach an undergraduate level class: must have a master's degree.

Minimum requirement to teach a graduate level class: must have a doctoral or terminal degree.

Interested in staying connected with the MPA or MURP programs as an alumni?

We want to hear from you! Our MPA and MURP graduates are making an impact in many organizations, industries, and the community. Contact us via email at cas-spa@usf.edu to share your exciting news, updates, and/or accomplishments. You can also update your alumni contact information to stay up-to-date with program newsletters.

Get involved and stay connected with our alumni and program groups:

You can also reach out to the MPA Program Director, Dr. Stephen Neely, or the MURP Program Director, Dr. Evangeline Linkous, for additional opportunities to connect with the programs!