The Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC), one of the nation's top research universities, seeks outstanding candidates for tenure-track and teaching and research track positions in all academic areas:
- Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
- Astronautical Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
- Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Industrial and Systems Engineering
- Engineering Writing
- Information Technology
The Viterbi School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, persons from underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
We are seeking candidates who have a strong commitment to research, student mentoring, and excellence in teaching, and who are willing to engage and include students from a wide range of disciplines and cultural backgrounds. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree) and a strong record of scholarly achievement in research and/or teaching, as applicable for the position.
Applications should follow the instructions for each posting. Applicants are encouraged to include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. Application deadlines vary.
The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 188 full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 75 full-time teaching faculty and 41 full-time research faculty. It is home to the Information Sciences Institute, two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security's first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The School is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies, and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Affiliation is also possible with an interdisciplinary research center comprised of scholars from across the university that focuses on the convergence of medicine and engineering in the development and application of neuroprosthetics. Research expenditures typically exceed $200 million annually. Recently, the School was awarded the ASEE President's Award for its continuing efforts to "change the conversation" about engineering and develop a robust and diverse engineering pipeline nationally.
USC is committed to a vibrant and healthy work environment, being consistently honored as a "Great College to Work For" by the Chronicle of Higher Education. In addition to health, vision, and dental plans for employees, spouses/partners, and dependents, USC also provides services such as the Center for Work and Family Life, access to child care, and the Mindfulness program, as well as cultural events such as Visions and Voices. Deeply connected to the surrounding community, USC partners with local initiatives and encourages faculty to participate through programs such as Good Neighbors and CS@SC.
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.