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Adjunct Assistant/Associate/Professor (Open Rank): Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program: EDUC 670

Rossier School of Education Faculty Los Angeles, California

The mission of the USC Rossier School of Education is to prepare leaders to achieve educational equity through practice, research and policy. We work to improve learning opportunities and outcomes in urban settings and to address disparities that affect historically marginalized groups. We teach our students to value and respect the cultural context of the communities in which they work and to interrogate the systems of power that shape policies and practices. Through innovative thinking and research, we strive to solve the most intractable educational problems.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program seeks applicants for an adjunct position in the Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Specifically, position as an adjunct is related to the following two courses 670-Introduction to Curriculum and Pedagogy in Urban Schools and 677 Application of Curriculum and Pedagogy . Both courses require knowledge of the various models of teaching and their development, construction and analysis applicable primarily to the subject areas of language arts, social studies, and the arts grades kindergarten to eighth grades. The courses also include knowledge about responding to individual differences among English Learners, gifted and advanced learners, and special education students within the heterogeneous classroom. The instructor of these courses needs to be familiar with the standards applicable to these subject areas and understandings and applications of contemporary issues relative to cultural relevance, social-emotional development and interdisciplinary connections. These courses include understanding of developing a classroom environment that is responsive to individual interests, abilities, potential, and the developmental needs of all students. In addition, the instructor must be aware of the USC Mission Statement and the implications of preparing and observing the development of teaching within the context of the student teaching experience. Please do not reach out to the program office regarding this position; only applications submitted via USC will be considered.

Adjunct Faculty: USC reserves the “Adjunct Faculty” appointment for faculty teaching less than full-time at USC, who are employed full-time in a primary profession or career elsewhere. Adjunct faculty may teach one class each semester (summer, fall and spring).

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 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

Minimum Education Required: Ed.D. or Ph.D.

REQ20109798 Posted Date: 11/16/2021

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