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 to hire a part-time lecturer able to teach American Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies and/or Latina/o Studies courses and/or discussion sections during the 2020-2021 Academic Year.
The department is interested in scholars from humanities or the social sciences whose work demonstrates an engagement with the fields of American and Ethnic Studies. The scholar must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study by the start of this appointment and should be able to demonstrate teaching excellence in the subject area.
To apply please submit a letter of interest, a CV, the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference (referees should speak to teaching abilities), and sample syllabi. Inquiries may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. Â
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