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Lecturer of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Viterbi School of Engineering Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California, one of the nation’s top research universities, seeks a candidate for a teaching position (Lecturer or higher rank) to teach undergraduate and graduate students in courses offered by the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ( in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible teaching faculty position on the non-tenure track. The USC Viterbi School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women; individuals of African, Hispanic and Native American descent; veterans; and individuals with disabilities. Competitive candidates will have the training and experience to teach effectively in a highly-ranked department that advances undergraduate students through an accredited BS degree program and graduate students enrolled in world-class MS and PhD programs.

We are interested in candidates from all areas of electrical and computer engineering, particularly those with expertise in analog circuits and electronics, and with experience in integrated circuit design. An earned doctorate in electrical and computer engineering or a closely related field is required. The position primarily involves teaching. Thus, all candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching and teaching-related duties, with reduced obligation for research and university service. While we seek applications at the level of Lecturer, in exceptional cases applicants with longer and more accomplished teaching experience and/or other significant credentials may also be considered for a commensurate higher-ranked position (e.g., Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor of Practice, or Professor of Practice).

The anticipated start date is 1 January 2022; however, if the position is not filled by that date, a start date of 16 August 2022 may be possible. Candidates should apply at Applications must include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement (up to 2 pages), and names of at least three professional references, at least two of whom must be familiar with and able to comment on the applicant’s teaching experience. Applicants are encouraged to include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. Applications should be submitted by 8 December 2021 to receive full consideration. Applications received after this date may not be considered.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top engineering schools in the world. It counts 189 full-time, tenure-track faculty members and also 117 full-time teaching-track and research-track faculty members. Research expenditures typically exceed $210 million annually. With 61 tenure-track/tenured and 7 teaching faculty, the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the nation’s leading centers of research and education in the field.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to enabling the success of dual-career families and fosters a family-friendly environment.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

REQ20109387 Posted Date: 11/09/2021

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