Adjunct Faculty, Economics

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Adjunct Faculty, Economics

Posting #: 1771
Position Status: Faculty, Part-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: School of Business, Faculty

Position Title & Department:

Adjunct Faculty, EconomicsPosting #


Department Description:

The School of Business is committed to developing socially responsibly leaders with a global mindset through academically rigorous, relevant and values-based education and research. Degree programs in the School of Business are AACSB accredited, with the undergraduate and MBA programs being highly ranked both domestically and internationally.

Detailed Description:

The Economics Department in the School of Business at the University of San Diego is seeking adjunct faculty candidates to teach various courses during the 2020-21 academic year with potential opportunities to also be offered in 2021-22 academic year.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Teaching one or more of the following courses: ECON 101, ECON 102, ECON 216 (course descriptions are included below).
  • Working with the Department of Economics chair and faculty to improve instructional materials and class activities to enhance student's learning outcomes and engagement.
  • Collecting relevant course data for the Economics program assessment and course improvement purposes.

A private, Catholic institution, the University of San Diego is an Equal Opportunity employer, and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in any field (Economics is preferred) or a related field, and a Master's degree in Economics.
  • A strong interest in teaching undergraduate-level courses.
  • Prior teaching experience is highly preferred.

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:

Consistent with the School of Business part-time faculty compensation rate.

Special Application Instructions:

To apply, click 'Apply Now' and upload the following:

  • Current CV
  • Cover letter
  • Student evaluations
  • Letters of Reference

Your cover letter should convey your motivation for teaching with us as an adjunct faculty and the specific course(s) that you wish to teach in Fall 2020 and/or Spring 2021 terms.

Applications will be considered in the order they are received, and the positions will remain open until filled.

Email questions to [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:

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: October 18, 2019 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: May 15, 2020 Pacific Daylight Time




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Posted: 10/19/2019
Application Due: 5/15/2020
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