Part-Time, Teaching Track Faculty Position in Slavic Languages and Literatures – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures in the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences invites applications for a part-time instructor to teach one course in Fall 2024 and one course in Spring 2025.


Successful candidates:

  • A PhD in Russian literature or Slavic Studies
  • possess native-like fluency in Russian
  • have prior college level teaching experience
  • demonstrate excellence in teaching and have expertise in curriculum development
  • must be committed to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field, including effective use of technology
  • should demonstrate their ability to interact and work effectively with a wide and variety of students with diverse backgrounds.


A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. Please provide the following materials as it relates to your application requirements:

 • Short letter of interest

• Curriculum Vitae (CV)

• Student evaluations from 3 recently taught courses

Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the “Apply” link at the top or bottom of this page.  

The per course rate for this position is $11,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and 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.

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 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 an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting

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