Available Faculty Positions

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The USC Viterbi School of Engineering seeks outstanding faculty candidates at all levels and disciplines to advance the goals and mission of the School and University.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top engineering schools in the world.  More than a third of its 189 tenured/tenure-track faculty members are fellows in their respective professional societies and 37 affiliated faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

The School is home to over 46 research centers and institutes, including the Information Sciences Institute (ISI), two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, the Department of Homeland Security CREATE Center, and an Energy Frontiers Research Center (EFRC) supported by the Department of Energy.  It is affiliated with the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation.  USC Viterbi faculty conducts research in leading-edge technologies with annual research expenditures typically exceeding $185 million. The Viterbi School is committed to enabling the success of dual career families and fosters a family-friendly environment.

The Viterbi School has academic and/or research programs in all major engineering disciplines, including:

Interested candidates should visit the department websites for descriptions of our research and education programs.


The School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes women, underrepresented minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Outstanding senior candidates who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership, and whose past activities document a commitment to issues involving the advancement of women is science and engineering may be also considered for the Lloyd Armstrong, Jr. Endowed Chair, which is supported by the Women in Science and Engineering Program endowment.

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We expect candidates for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions to have a strong commitment to research, doctoral student mentoring, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to have earned a doctorate in the respective areas or closely related fields by the date of appointment.

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 women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.