Assistant Professor in Media Studies

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The Department of English in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in media studies, broadly conceived. We welcome applications from scholars interested in all aspects of media studies, including sound, video, digital media and print. The Department also encourages scholars whose work can be integrated into our creative and scholarly programs. The successful candidate will be involved in developing the department’s graduate studies in these areas. This position is expected to begin August 2020. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.

Applications should include: 1) A letter of application that specifically addresses the candidate's qualifications for the position, research and teaching interests, 2) a current CV, 3) a writing sample (limited to 40 pages), and 4) the names of three individuals who can be contacted by USC to provide letters of reference.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: . Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2019. Inquiries may be directed to: .


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.


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