Part-Time, Teaching-Track Faculty Positions in American Studies and Ethnicity – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Department of American Studies & Ethnicity, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, is seeking to hire a part-time lecturer able to teach American Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies and/or Latina/o Studies courses and/or discussion sections during the 2023-2024 Academic Year.

The department is interested in scholars from humanities or the social sciences whose work demonstrates an engagement with the fields of American and Ethnic Studies. The scholar must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study by the start of this appointment and should be able to demonstrate teaching excellence in the subject area.

To apply please submit a letter of interest, a CV, the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference (referees should speak to teaching abilities), and sample syllabi. Inquiries may be directed to asehiring@dornsife.usc.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are 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 uschr@usc.edu.

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