Assistant Professor of Education

University of Southern California Rossier School of Education

Assistant (Teaching) Professor of Education

Rossier School of Education Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education invites applicants for a full-time, instructional faculty position in the Organizational Change and Leadership Ed.D. program.

Candidates with a background and commitment to equity and improving opportunity and outcomes for historically underserved groups are especially desired.

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 Rossier School offers a wide range of academic programs. We seek educators who can prepare students to start and advance careers as teachers, educational leaders, counselors and scholars. All programs offer exceptional academic preparation that reflects our guiding principles of Leadership, Learning, Accountability, and Diversity. For more information on individual programs and course offerings please visit our website:

The position is an instructional, non-tenure track faculty appointments in the Rossier School of Education. The position is a 12-month renewable appointments that is expected to begin in Fall 2021. 

Non-tenure track faculty in the Rossier School have a profile of 80% teaching (24 academic units) and a 20% service expectation including some combination of, but not limited to, curriculum development, course oversight, recruitment and admissions activities, and participation on school and university committees. 

The Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership online (OCL online) from USC Rossier is an EdD program for those eager to drive change across different kinds of workplaces: private firms, nonprofits, government organizations or higher education.

Applicants must provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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.