Part-Time, Teaching-Track Faculty Positions in Psychology – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Psychology Department in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, seeks part-time lecturers for the 2023-2024 academic year. Responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate courses in statistics, research methods, or other courses in the undergraduate major and/or teaching discussion/lab sections for large General Education courses, Statistics, Research Methods, or other undergraduate psychology courses. The sections will be assigned based on the candidate’s expertise and program needs.

Qualified applicants should have a doctorate in psychology. Applicants should possess a strong commitment to undergraduate education and have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Applicants should upload a cover letter stating their teaching philosophy and areas of specialization, teaching evaluations, a current curriculum vitae, and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference. Letters should speak to teaching abilities.

Inquiries may be sent to Antoine Bechara Chair, Department of Psychology, at . In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the “Apply” link at the top or bottom of this page. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until positions are filled. 

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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