Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of International Relations

The School of International Relations in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of International Relations, anticipated to begin Fall 2016. We seek applicants proficient in spatial analysis of global challenges, including the use of GIS, spatial statistics, and/or other computational methods that analyze spatial or geographic data.  Applicants should have an area of substantive expertise, which could include, but is not limited to, conflict, climate-change impacts, or political-economic development.  The successful applicant will teach spatial methods for IR at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as other courses depending on substantive or regional specialization. The Ph.D. is required by time of appointment. 

Applications should be complete by October 1 to receive fullest consideration.  Applicants are requiredto complete the on-line application process (with few exceptions—such as published books—materials submitted by regular post will not be accepted). Follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/51704 . Required materials include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, the names of three individuals who can be contacted by USC for references, and official graduate transcripts. Inquiries may be sent to sirsearch@dornsife.usc.edu


 

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, adjuncts, and visiting professorships, 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 must have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant field and demonstrate excellence in teaching in the subject area.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/62796 

Application File:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of teaching evaluations
  • Course syllabi for courses taught
  • Names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference (referees should speak to teaching abilities)

Inquiries may be directed to Linda Cole, Associate Director, lcole@usc.edu.


 
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, 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 2017. 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.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/62799 .

Application File: 



  • Curriculum vitae 

  • Copies of teaching evaluations 

  • Course syllabi for courses taught 

  • Names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference (referees should speak to teaching abilities)

Inquiries may be directed to Linda Cole, Associate Director, lcole@usc.edu.



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