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Open Rank Faculty Position in Religion

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

The school of religion at the University of Southern California invites applications and nominations for a position in ancient Judaism, to begin in the fall semester of 2023. Rank is open to assistant professor, associate professor and full professor candidates. We seek candidates who can teach broadly across Jewish Studies and Religious Studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We conceive of ancient Judaism broadly, from the biblical through the late ancient period.

Junior candidates are expected to have completed the Ph.D. by August 2023, when the position begins. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three scholars who will write recommendations. Applications must be submitted online and will be given primary consideration if received by November 15, 2022. Questions about details of this search may be addressed to the Religion department’s administrator, Linda Wootton (

The annual base salary range for this position is $85,000 - $168,400. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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 

REQ20124910 Posted Date: 12/20/2022

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