University of Southern California

Full-Time Teaching Faculty Position

Signal Processing and Machine Learning

Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ( of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering ( seeks applicants for a full-time, non-tenure-track teaching position in the area of signal processing and machine learning. While we seek applications at the level of Lecturer, in exceptional cases, applicants with longer teaching experience may also be considered for a commensurate position (Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor of Engineering Practice, Professor of Engineering Practice). The Viterbi School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, persons from underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We are interested in exceptional candidates at all levels.

Teaching faculty are expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, including lab classes, and to be involved in curriculum development. Candidates should be qualified to teach classes in signal processing and machine learning. Ideally, candidates would also be interested in and qualified to teach classes in related areas such as communications and controls. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in electrical engineering or a related field, and a strong teaching record.

Applicants must include a letter describing their background, area(s) of specialization and teaching experience, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of four professional references. Applicants should also include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion.

Applications can be submitted here.

Applications will be accepted starting immediately until September 15, 2019. Early submission is strongly advised and encouraged. The successful candidate is expected to start in January 2020.

USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier of engineering schools in the world. The School has more than 300 tenure-track, teaching and research faculty and research expenditures that exceed $200 million annually. The School is home to the Information Sciences Institute and affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies, and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation.

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.