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Full Time Adjunct Faculty, Mechanical Engineering

Apply now Posting #: 3639
Position Status: Faculty, Full-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Faculty, Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

Position Title & Department:

 Full Time Adjunct Faculty, Mechanical Engineering
Posting #


Department Description:

The Mechanical Engineering Department at USD is part of the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering (SMSE), which is ranked by U.S. News in the top 15 of non-doctoral engineering schools. The department offers undergraduate degrees in mechanical engineering and consists of faculty who are devoted to challenging and inspiring students to learn the technical skills in the thermal sciences, mechanics, and design areas. The mission of the school is to provide graduates with the perspective, social awareness and leadership skills necessary for becoming change making engineers.

For more information about the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering and the Mechanical Engineering Program, please visit: https://www.sandiego.edu/engineering/

Detailed Description:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of San Diego (USD) invites applications for a nine-month contract instructor position to provide in person teaching to begin September 1, 2021. There is a possibility of a renewal of the contract after the first year.  The department is also anticipating a search for tenure track faculty next year. This position is a full benefits-based position and requires face to face student instruction.

Candidates from all areas of specialization will be considered and immediate instructional needs are in the thermal science area. 

Job Requirements:

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be required to have a PhD in mechanical engineering or a related field.

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. 

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits. 

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers.  Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.  USD: Human Resources: Benefits

Special Application Instructions:
Click 'Apply Now' to complete our online application and, for full consideration, please upload the following items to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review.  
  • Resume/Curriculum vitae.
  • Application letter providing background and motivation not evident in the resume/CV.
  • Short teaching purpose statement including a list of ME courses that can be taught by the candidate.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

Contact: Frank Jacobitz, jacobitz@sandiego.edu

If you have any questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu

Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

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