Faculty Positions

Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Positions, Washington, DC - DC Semester Program

The School of International Relations in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California, seeks non-tenure-track lecturers for its Washington, DC program for the Spring term, 2016 (January 11 – May 16). We seek instructors who can teach courses in international relations or American politics.

We are especially interested in candidates who could teach courses on the following: international political economy; the U.S. presidency; technology and international relations; political parties, campaigns, and elections; and Asian security issues. For a list of courses we typically offer each year, please visit www.usc.edu/sir/syllabi/ . Please provide a short list of courses in those areas you could teach.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g. political science, history, public policy, or international relations) and demonstrated excellence in teaching. We are actively seeking current and former foreign policy practitioners and those with professional experience in the field of international relations.


Application File: 

Curriculum vitae 
Copies of teaching evaluations 
Course syllabi for courses taught 
3 letters of recommendation that speak to teaching abilities



Please submit application materials to lcole@usc.edu or mail to: 

Linda Cole 
Associate Director
 School of International Relations 
University of Southern California 
3518 Trousdale Parkway, VKC 330 
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0043 



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/47228 .

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 women, 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 uschr@usc.edu .

Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Positions


The School of International Relations in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, seeks to continually update its pool of qualified individuals for full-time and part-time, non-tenure-track lecturers, as needed, to teach in the undergraduate curriculum during the academic year. (Fall term: August 16-December 31; Spring term: January 1-May 15.)

For a list of courses we typically offer each year, please go to www.usc.edu/sir/syllabi/ . Please provide a short list of courses you can teach from this listing.

Qualifications: Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant field and demonstrate excellence in teaching in the subject area.

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

Please submit application materials to lcole@usc.edu or mail to:
Linda Cole
Associate Director
School of International Relations
University of Southern California
3518 Trousdale Parkway, VKC 330
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0043

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/45670 .

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 women, 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 uschr@usc.edu .

  • School of International Relations
  • 3518 Trousdale Parkway
  • Von KleinSmid Center 330
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0043
  • Phone: (213) 740 - 2136