[eDebate] Open Position - USC Assistant Director of Forensics and Public Debate

Gordon Stables stables
Mon May 7 20:12:00 CDT 2007

Open Position: USC Annenberg School for Communication ? Assistant 
Director of Forensics and Public Debate

The USC Annenberg School for Communication seeks a full-time non 
tenure-track lecturer to serve as the Assistant Director of Forensics of 
the Trojan Debate Squad. The position primarily involves the development 
and direction of on-campus, community, and intra-mural debate 
activities. Development of these programs will include identifying and 
obtaining grant funding. The Assistant Director will also assist with 
the intercollegiate debate program, including some tournament travel, 
and the hosting of tournaments on our campus. The Assistant Director 
will teach one class per semester, typically Argumentation, Introduction 
to Debate or Public Speaking. The position will report to the Director 
of Debate and Forensics.

The USC Annenberg Trojan Debate Squad enjoys a rich and distinguished 
history. The debate society was chartered in 1880 as the first student 
organization recognized on campus. Over the years USC has qualified for 
the National Debate Tournament (NDT) in more years than any other 
university and has qualified in ever year since 1963. Trojan debate 
alumni have gone on to positions of leadership in law, politics, 
academia, and industry. The squad enjoys the generous support of the 
Annenberg School and of its alumni.

Qualified applications must possess an M.A. degree. Please send a CV, 
list of references, evidence of teaching excellence and a statement of 
interest. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with 
qualifications and experience. Applications and inquiries should be 
directed to:

Gordon Stables

Annenberg School for Communication

University of Southern California

3502 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281.

Questions can be directed to Gordon Stables at stables at usc.edu 
<mailto:stables at usc.edu> or 213-740-2759.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until 
the position is filled. USC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity 


Gordon Stables, Ph.D.

Director of Debate

Annenberg School for Communication

University of Southern California

Office: 213 740 2759               Fax: 213 740 3913


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