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Adjunct Professor - Psychology Department

University of San Francisco
USF Hilltop Campus

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title:

Adjunct Professor - Psychology Department

Job Summary:

The Psychology Department at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a pool of qualified, temporary, part-time instructors to teach on-site, in-person classes for our undergraduate program.

Full Job Description:

This position seeks candidates from the field of Psychology (or related disciplines) who can teach undergraduate psychology classes at any level, from introductory to advanced courses. A full list of courses taught in our program is available in our course catalog ( We would be particularly interested in candidates who can teach the following courses:

PSYC 101 - General Psychology

PSYC 260 - Psychological Statistics

PSYC 265 - Research Design

PSYC 270 - Biological Psychology

PSYC 318 - Theories of Personality

PSYC 388 - Advanced Research Methods

RHET 203 - Writing in Psychology

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed, with some appointments beginning as early as the Fall 2022 semester. The number of these temporary, part-time, non-tenure track, academic positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the program. Appointments are offered on a course-by-course basis, and appointment length is based upon course section schedule(s). Appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

The academic calendar, including dates for our teaching semesters, are here: Part time faculty at USF are unionized and benefits are listed on the USF Part Time Faculty Association’s website here:

Preferred qualification

•Experience teaching in a university environment.

•Commitment to support the mission of the University of San Francisco (

•Willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment, including engaging with and uplifting BIPOC students.

Submission instructions

All applicants should email the following information to

1. Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

2. Cover letter (PDF) explaining which courses would be of interest and your qualifications to teach those courses. Feel free to express interest in any course in our catalog, but keep in mind that our primary focus in the next academic year (2022-2023) will be on the courses highlighted above.

3. Official teaching evaluations from prior courses.


Part time

Pay Rate:


Salary Range :

$2,101 per unit

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