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Adjunct Professor – Engineering Department

University of San Francisco
USF Hilltop Campus

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

Adjunct Professor – Engineering Department

Job Summary:

The University of San Francisco (USF) Engineering Department is looking for an instructor for Digital Electronics for the Fall 2024 semester.

Full Job Description:

The engineering program at USF is a student-focused, hands-on program immersed in a Jesuit liberal arts education. The digital electronics course provides engineering and science majors with an introduction to digital electronics. Topics covered include number systems and codes, digital electronic signals and switches, basic logic gates, programmable logic devices, Boolean algebra and reduction techniques, exclusive – OR and exclusive – NOR gates, arithmetic operations and circuits, code converters, multiplexers and demultiplexers, logic families and their characteristics, flip flops and registers, practical considerations for digital design, counter circuits and VHDL state machines, shift registers, multivibrators, and timer circuits. Emphasis is placed on practical knowledge, including prototyping, programing, simulating, and troubleshooting digital circuits.

The class is 6 units or credits, meeting three times per week for ~2 hours each. In addition, the instructor will hold office hours. The instructor will be provided with a syllabus, textbook and materials from the previous time the course was taught. Please reach out with any questions to Lauren Sassoubre,

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 qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or related field.

  • Experience teaching undergraduates.

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

  • Willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment, including LGBTQ+ and BIPOC students, local or international, amongst many other denominations and backgrounds.

Submission instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until any open positions are filled.

All applicants should email the following information to

  • Curriculum Vitae (PDF) that includes three references who USF may contact.

  • Cover letter (PDF) explaining your interest in teaching the course and working at USF

  • Official teaching evaluations from prior courses.


Part time

Pay Rate:


Salary Range :

$2,185.00 per unit

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