• Posting Details

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    Position ID


    Academic Title

    Non-Tenure-Track Teaching Positions in English




    University Park Campus

    Employment Type


    Lecturer of English

    The Department of English 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 non-tenure-track instructors in literature or creative writing. If you are interested in placing your name on our list of candidates, please submit a CV and a cover letter indicating:

    (a) graduate degree(s) (PhD or MFA required)
    (b) teaching experience,
    (c) which of our courses you would be able to teach (a list of these courses can be found at https://catalogue.usc.edu/schools/college/engl/courses/, and
    (d) the names of three referees whom we may contact.

    The application process has two stages: First, the materials listed above should be sent electronically to the Department of English (english@dornsife.usc.edu). Second, all candidates must also apply via the “Apply to this Job” button at the top of this page. We are unable to consider your application until you have completed the second stage.

    If you have submitted materials to us prior to May 1, 2015, please update them and resubmit if you still wish to be considered.

    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 .

Faculty publications pictured above:
David Rollo, Glamorous Sorcery University of Minnesota 2000; Lawrence Green, Renaissance Rhetoric Short-Title Catalogue 1460-1700 University of Delaware 1986; Teresa McKenna, Migrant Song University of Texas 1997; Thea Cervone, Sworn Bond in Tudor England McFarland 2011; Susan Segal, Aria Bridge Works 2001; Trinie Dalton, Baby Geisha Two Dollar Radio 2012.

  • USC Dornsife Department of English
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • Taper Hall of Humanities 404
  • University Park
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0354
  • Fax: (213) 741-0377