2014-2015 Environmental Social Sciences Non-Tenure Track Lecturer Position

The Environmental Studies (ENST) Program 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 full-time and part-time non tenure track lecturers to teach in the undergraduate and graduate curriculum during the 2014-2015 academic year. (Fall term: August 16-December 31st; Spring term: January 1 through May 15th).

The Environmental Studies Program seeks candidates who can work well with both students and faculty, as some courses will be team-taught and/or include field components. We are currently seeking applicants with expertise and teaching experience in the following areas:  energy and air sustainability, environmental statistics, introductory science, and similar courses at the undergraduate and master’s levels.

Qualifications: Must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field at start of appointment and demonstrate teaching excellence in subject area. Relevant fields can include environmental policy and planning such as political science, international relations, or economics; the physical sciences such as chemistry, physics, earth sciences.

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/23127

A complete application will include a letter of interest, CV, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation that speak to teaching abilities.  All application materials should be included with the USC electronic application. 

Questions can be addressed to:  Naomi Martinez, Environmental Studies Program, University of Southern California, ncmartin@usc.edu.

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


  • Dr. James Haw
  • Director
  • Environmental Studies Program
  • Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Social Sciences Building (SOS) B15
  • 3502Trousdale Parkway
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0036