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Full Time Adjunct Faculty, Electrical Engineering

Apply now Posting #: 4138
Position Status: Faculty, Full-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Faculty, Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

Position Title & Department:

 Full Time Adjunct Faculty, Electrical Engineering 
Posting #


Department Description:

The electrical 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 electrical engineering and consists of faculty who are devoted, challenging and inspiring students to learn the technical skills in electronics, power and communications. The mission of   the school is to provide graduates with the perspective, social awareness and leadership skills necessary for becoming change making engineers. The department intends to develop a new degree program in Computer Engineering in the future.

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

University Description:

The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.

Detailed Description:

The Department of Electrical 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, 2022. There is  a possibility of a renewal of the contract after the first 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. Immediate instructional needs include but are not limited to: electromechanical systems, circuits, electronics, embedded systems, electrical power, digital design, signals and systems, electromagnetics, microwave engineering and communications. In addition to some of these areas, the department is also interested in candidates who have a background or interest in semiconductors.

Special Conditions of Employment:

The University of San Diego is requiring all employees to follow our Covid-19 vaccine requirement process. https://www.sandiego.edu/onward/ 

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. 

Job Requirements:

Successful candidates will be required to have at least one of the following:

A master’s degree in electrical engineering or a closely related field at the time of employment OR A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or closely related field and at least eight years of relevant industry experience

A PhD in electrical engineering or a related field is preferred.

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package including; medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University, 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. In addition, please upload the following to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review.

  • Resume /Curriculum vitae.
  • Application letter providing background and motivation not evident in the resume/CV.
  • Courses in electrical engineering that can be taught by the candidate.


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

Contact: Paula Schmid, pschmid@sandiego.edu

If you have any technical 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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