Adjunct Faculty, Engineering

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Adjunct Faculty, Engineering

Job Number: 927
Position Status: Faculty, Part-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, Faculty

Position Title & Department:

Adjunct Faculty, Industrial & Systems EngineeringPosting #


Department Description:

The USD Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering (SMSE) does more than develop world-class engineers and computer scientists in a nationally recognized program. We help these bright minds develop into Changemakers with the global perspective, social awareness and leadership skills to make a difference in the world. We cater to the students who, as kids, aimed to build something more complex than the picture on the Lego box. Here, those who challenge convention can become successful professionals who leave a positive mark on their world.

Detailed Description:

The Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) Department at the University of San Diego is seeking adjunct faculty candidates to teach various courses during Fall 2019 semester, with potential contract renewal into Spring 2020 and following academic years.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Teaching one or more of the following courses: ISYE 305, ISYE 330, ISYE 470 (course descriptions are included below).

• Working with the ISyE chair and faculty to improve instructional materials and class activities to enhance student's learning outcomes and engagement.

• Collecting relevant course data for ABET accreditation and course improvement purposes.

Course descriptions:

ISYE 305 - Professional Practice: Development of skills and knowledge needed to successfully manage projects in ISyE. Topics include project management, teamwork, the role of ISyE in an organization, career planning, formal memo writing, oral and written reports incorporating peer review, iterative drafting techniques, and formal final multimedia presentation incorporating peer review.

ISYE 330 – Engineering Probability and Statistics: Introduction to probability and applied statistics within an engineering context. Topics include probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, and statistical tests and confidence intervals for one and two samples.

ISYE 470 - Facilities Planning: Analysis and design of production and service facilities. Analytical and computer-based techniques to assist with strategic planning, process design, material handling and flow, layout and facility location.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:
• A Bachelor's degree in engineering (ISyE is preferred) or a related field, and a Master's degree in any field.

• A strong interest in teaching undergraduate-level courses. Prior teaching experience is highly preferred.

• Relevant industry experience.

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:

Per university part-time faculty compensation rates.

Special Application Instructions:

Click Apply Now to complete our online application. In addition, please upload your curriculum vitae along with a statement expressing your interest in the adjunct faculty position and the specific course(s) that you wish to teach.

Contact: Dr. Truc Ngo, [email protected]

If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at [email protected]

Additional Details:

Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.

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

Advertised: April 01, 2019 Pacific Daylight Time
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Posted: 4/2/2019
Application Due: 8/9/2019
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