The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles.Â As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the âTrojan Family,â which is comprised of the faculty, students, and staff.Â
USCâs School of Cinematic Arts, John Wells Division of Writing for Screen and Television, is seeking an experienced feature writer with vast experience in writing feature-length screenplays.Â The ideal candidate will have written several screenplays that have been produced or optioned. Prior teaching experience is preferred but not required.Â Â
The John Wells Division of Writing for Screen and Television offers programs leading to a Screenwriting Minor, a Bachelor of Fine Arts, and a Master of Fine Arts degree.Â The primary goal of the Writing for Screen and Television Division is to produce quality storytellers by fostering individual voices and perspectives unique to the writer.Â All writing-intensive courses are workshop style with an emphasis on revision and collaboration.Â
Minimum education: Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from a four-year institution Minimum experience: Two produced features that have been released in theatres or on television
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.