The Department of English in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, periodically has a need for part-time, teaching-track faculty in literature or creative writing to teach courses and/or discussion sections. If you are interested in placing your name on our list of candidates, please submit a CV and a cover letter indicating:
(a) graduate degree(s) (PhD or MFA required)
(b) teaching experience,
(c) which of our courses you would be able to teach (a list of these courses can be found at
(d) the names of three referees who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference.
In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the “Apply” link at the top or bottom of this page. If you have submitted materials to us prior to June 1, 2020, please update them and resubmit if you still wish to be considered.
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 email@example.com.
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