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Lecturer of Gender Studies


The Gender Studies Program in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, may have one full-time or part-time opening for a non-tenure-track lecturer for the fall semester of 2014.

The Gender Studies Program at USC offers graduate and undergraduate students a solid interdisciplinary education in this dynamic field. The Program is committed to excellence in teaching. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Gender/Women’s/Sexuality Studies or in the social sciences or the humanities and with significant training in Gender Studies (as evidenced by fulfillment of a Graduate Emphasis or Graduate Certificate in Gender/Women’s/Sexuality Studies).

Teaching responsibilities are as follows: one advanced undergraduate class, a capstone senior seminar, which will be in the instructor’s field of specialization; and one interdisciplinary graduate course on Feminist Theory.


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Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Positions

The Gender Studies Program seeks to continually update its pool of qualified individuals for part-time non-tenure-track lecturers, as needed, to teach undergraduate courses during the academic year (for the latest academic calendar, click here). 

For a list of courses we typically offer each year, click here. Those interested in lecturer positions should provide a short list of courses they could teach from this listing (only from those courses marked "SWMS"). 

Qualifications: Must have completed the Ph.D. in a relevant field and demonstrated teaching excellence in the subject area. Part time lecturers teach no more than 2 courses per term.

USC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 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.


Application File: 
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of teaching evaluations
  • Course syllabi for courses taught
  • 3 academic letters of recommendation, which speak to teaching abilities


Please submit application materials to:
Jeanne Weiss
Gender Studies Program
University of Southern California
3501 Trousdale Parkway, Room 422
Los Angeles, CA  90089-4352

  • Gender Studies Program
  • University of Southern California
  • Mark Taper Hall of Humanities, 422
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • Los Angeles, California
  • 90089-4352 USA