Postdoctoral Scholar - Teaching Fellow in American Studies & Ethnicity
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20132422
The Department of American Studies & Ethnicity in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Scholar â Teaching Fellow able to teach Latinx studies courses during the 2023-2024 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 as well as specializations in indigenous Central American/Latin American studies and/or Latina feminisms. In addition to research, the successful candidate is expected to teach 3 courses per academic year and to participate in the intellectual life of the department and other units on campus.Â This person will receive a stipend of $65,000 plus benefits. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. within the last five years or at the latest by August 16, 2023, the start date of the position, 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 two sample syllabi. Inquiries may be directed toÂ email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
Fixed-term Postdoctoral Scholar - Teaching Fellow position in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of American Studies & Ethnicity.
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