Faculty Handbook

Complete PDF version of Faculty Handbook

Faculty Handbook 2015

  • Questions about applying the Faculty Handbook should be directed to the Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs at  graddy@usc.edu or (213) 740-6715
  • Questions about proposed amendments to the Faculty Handbook should be addressed to the Vice Provost and Senior Adviser to the Provost at levine@usc.edu or (213) 740-2101

Faculty Handbook by chapters

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Chapter 1 – Introduction

Chapter 2 – Government of the University

Chapter 3 – Faculty: Academic Practices and Policies

Chapter 4 – Faculty Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure

Chapter 5 – Policies Pertaining to Research

Chapter 6 – Providing a Safe Educational and Work Environment

Chapter 7 – Faculty Grievances

Chapter 8 – Faculty Dismissals

Chapter 9 – Academic and Family Life Balance

Chapter 10 – Transition from Full-Time Work