Job Opportunities


Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Positions - 2016-2017

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 or two full-time or part-time openings for a non-tenure-track lecturer for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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.

To learn more and to apply, please visit Deadline to apply: April 15, 2016.



TAships in Gender Studies 2016-2017

The Gender Studies Program has openings for three full-year teaching assistantships during the 2016-2017 academic year. During the Fall 2016 semester, three teaching assistants are needed for SWMS 210, Social Analysis of Gender (taught by Professor Karen Tongson). In Spring 2017, three teaching assistants are needed for SWMS 212, Studies in Gender and Sexuality: An Introduction (taught by Professor Jack Halberstam).

Interested graduate students (USC PhD candidates only) should email the following materials to Jeanne Weiss in the Gender Studies office (

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Two letters of recommendation

Deadline for submission of materials is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2016.

Questions? Please contact Jeanne Weiss in the Gender Studies Program:



Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Positions - Ongoing

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