Assistant, Associate or Full Professors
American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California)
October 1, 2017
Starting Date: 
August 16, 2018
Post date: August 7, 2017



FACULTY SEARCH: Two Faculty Positions - All Fields, Open Rank

The Department of American Studies & Ethnicity, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, is seeking two open rank tenure-track assistant, associate or full professors in the field of American Studies and Ethnic Studies with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2018. The successful candidates will be intellectually expansive scholars trained in the humanities and/or social sciences.  The candidate must have a doctoral degree in appropriate field of study prior to appointment.

To learn more about the Department, visit our website.

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

Application Instructions 

We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2017. Applications should include: 1) A letter of application that specifically addresses the candidate's qualifications for the position, with areas of specialization, research and teaching interests clearly identified, 2) a current CV, 3) the names of three individuals who can be contacted by USC for a letter of reference 4) a writing sample (limited to 40 pages). In order to be considered, applicants must submit an electronic USC application that includes these documents.

Review Begins: 
October 1, 2017

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