Part-Time Lecturer of Industrial & Systems Engineering – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The University of Southern California, one of the nation’s top universities, invites applications for part-time instructor positions in the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering within the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. The positions in the Epstein Department of

Industrial and Systems Engineering is for part-time instructors in undergraduate and graduate-level courses. Accomplished candidates with demonstrated expertise in the core ISE methodological areas (e.g., optimization, probability, simulation, statistics, and systems lifecycle analysis) and interest in solving important societal problems (e.g., in the supply chain, transportation, and logistics, healthcare, finance) are especially encouraged to apply. At least a Master’s degree in a related discipline is required, as well as previous teaching experience. A Ph.D. degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering or related discipline is preferred. These positions have a strong teaching focus; all candidates are expected to have a proven commitment to teaching.

This part-time appointment is effective Fall 2024, starting August 16, 2024.  Applications must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae.  Applicants are encouraged to include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, individuals from racial/ethnic populations underrepresented in engineering, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Applications will be considered starting immediately until the positions are filled.

The starting salary range for these positions is $3,476 – $3,778 per unit.  When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope of responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.  

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to enabling the success of dual-career families and fosters a family-friendly environment.  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 all qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

Required Documents for Submission

  • CV

  • Cover letter

Additional Documents Allowed (Requested) for Submission

  • Succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion.


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