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 199 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 $183 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:
- 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
- Information Technology
- Petroleum Engineering
- Systems Architecting and Engineering
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.
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.
Links to Open Faculty Positions:
Inquiries about faculty openings can be directed to respective department chairs or program directors.
- Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
- Department of Astronautical Engineering
- Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Alfred E. Mann Department of Biomedical Engineering
- Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science
- Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
- Information Technology Program
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.
The USC Viterbi School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
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.
Published on December 5th, 2016
Last updated on November 16th, 2023