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Faculty Search: Lecture Opportunity 2014-15

AMERICAN STUDIES AND ETHNICITY LECTURER POSITION

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 lecturer able to teach American Studies, African American Studies, and/or Latina/o Studies during the 2014-15 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 should 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.

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.

To apply please send letter of interest, a CV, three letters of recommendation that speak to teaching abilities, and sample syllabi to: Nayan Shah, Chair, Department of American Studies and Ethnicity, Kaprielian Hall (KAP) 462, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2534, preferably by email to asehiring@dornsife.usc.edu. Review of applications will begin on May 10, 2014 and continue until the positions are filled.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are also required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/22731

  


 

Non-Tenure Track Lecturer Positions

The Department of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California seeks to establish a pool of qualified individuals for non-tenure track lecturer positions as needed for the Fall 2014 and/or Spring 2015 terms.

Qualifications: Must have completed the Ph.D. in a relevant field and have previous teaching experience in the subject area. For the 2014-2015 academic year, we expect to hire adjuncts to teach from among these undergraduate courses. Adjuncts teach no more than two courses per term.

Fall 2014

  • AMST 101: Race and Class in L.A.
  • AMST 135: Latin American Peoples and Cultures    
  • AMST 200: Introduction to American Studies    
  • AMST 206: The Politics and Culture of the 1960's.
  • AMST 285: African American Popular Culture
  • AMST 330: Black Music and the Political Imagination.  
  • AMST 332: Post-Civil Rights Black America
  • AMST 340: Latino L.A.
  • AMST 350: Seminar in Ethnic Studies: Theories and Methods   
  • AMST 365: Leadership in the Community: Internship
  • AMST 377: Legacies of Viet Nam
  • AMST 448: Chicano and Latino Literature
  • AMST 498: Senior Seminar in American Studies
  • AMST 499: Special Topics     
  • AMST 599: Special Topics

Spring 2015

  • AMST 101: Race and Class in L.A.
  • AMST 200: Introduction to American Studies
  • AMST 202: Interethnic Diversity 
  • AMST 301: America, the Frontier, and the New West
  • AMST 350: Seminar in Ethnic Studies: Theories and Methods
  • AMST 365: Leadership in the Community: Internship
  • AMST 373: History of the Mexican American
  • AMST 498: Senior Seminar in American Studies
  • AMST 499: Special Topics

Application File

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum 
  • Course syllabi for courses taught
  • Three academic letters of recommendation

Please submit application materials to Sonia Rodriguez at asehiring@dornsife.usc.edu and apply online at usc.edu/jobs.
  

USC is an AA/EO Employer.

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. We will review applications as positions become available and will continue until the position is filled. A Ph.D. is required by the start of employment.



  • Department of American Studies & Ethnicity
  • University of Southern California
  • 3620 South Vermont Avenue
  • Kaprielian Hall 462
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-2534