Assistant Professor, South Asian History

The Department of History in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in South Asian history. A PhD is required at the time of appointment, on August 1, 2017. The application deadline is December 15, 2016.

In addition to demonstrating a compelling and promising research profile, the historian selected for this position is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate departmental courses, including those in the General Education curriculum, and to engage actively in efforts to enhance South Asian studies at USC.

Applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application through the following link: .

The applicant should upload a CV, a letter of interest, a short writing sample, and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for references. Inquiries may be sent to Professor Philip J. Ethington at, but application materials must be submitted online.

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. 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

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