Employment Opportunities

Here you will find a list of all employment opportunities that are available in the Department of History.  Please feel free to contact our office should you have any questions. 

  • Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Modern Japanese History

     

    The History Department in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, is seeking candidates for a non-tenure-track lecturer position teaching up to three undergraduate courses in modern Japanese history. The appointment would be for the academic year, 2016-2017, and the coursework would be across USC's standard two semesters of instruction. 

     

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the field by time of appointment and can demonstrate teaching excellence. 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/63668 . To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter, and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference. Referees should speak to teaching abilities.  Application materials will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. Contact Lori Rogers at lrogers@usc.edu with questions. 


    A more detailed description of the position and instructions for applying can be found here.

  • Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

     

    The History Department in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, seeks non-tenure-track (NTT) lecturers for the summer 2016 semester and the 2016-17 academic year, to assist with undergraduate instruction in American, European, Asian, and Latin American history.  Background training in history at the doctoral level is required. Ph.D. in a relevant field is also required at the time of appointment. 

     

    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/64202 . The following application materials are required:  Applicant Cover Letter; CV; and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference. Referees should speak to teaching abilities. Contact Lori Rogers at lrogers@usc.edu with questions. 

     


    A more detailed description of the position and instructions for applying can be found here.

  • Doheny Postdoctoral Scholar – Research Associate position in the History of Southern California 2016-2018

     

    USC Libraries and The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West (ICW) seek applications for a two-year (one-year renewable term) Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate whose work explores the history of Southern California. The successful applicant will demonstrate scholarly need to utilize the research holdings of the USC Libraries; the institution’s primary source collections are especially rich in sources related to local, regional, and state history, with over 200 collections dealing with Los Angeles in the Department of Special Collections alone.

     

    The postdoctoral position is to be split between ICW and the USC Libraries, and it is designed to further the successful candidate’s scholarly trajectory and profile emphasizing the use of the California and western American collections housed within USC Libraries across campus.  Candidates must hold a completed Ph.D. by July 1, 2016.


    To apply, please submit your cover letter, C.V., thesis abstract, no more than two thesis chapters, and two letters of reference by April 20th. Please make specific reference to USC collections germane to the furtherance of your scholarship. Application materials and inquiries may be sent to deverell@usc.edu.  For those candidates who have not yet completed their Ph.D., the thesis advisor must verify completion plans by 7/2016.

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