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University of San Diego
  • Position Number: 1662255
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Position Type: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

Adjunct Faculty, Industrial & Systems Engineering

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 Spring 2020 semester, with potential contract renewal into 2020-21 academic year.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Teaching one or more of the following courses: ISYE 350, ISYE 460, ISYE 492 (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 350 - Manufacturing Processes: Description, classification and analysis of manufacturing processes used in the transformation of different raw materials (e.g. metals, polymers, composites, etc.) into consumer or capital goods. Topics include: analysis of variables that affect process operations, performance, quality, cost, sustainability and the design of process plans.

    ISYE 460 - Operations and Supply Chain Management: Concepts in planning, controlling, and managing the operations function of manufacturing and service firms. Topics include operations strategy, forecasting, capacity, production planning and control, and trends in operations and supply chain management. Emphasis on the development and use of mathematical models and algorithms used to analyze and improve the use of material, labor and information in various processes.

    ISYE 492 - Senior Design Project: Capstone Senior design project. Application of principles of Industrial & Systems Engineering from throughout the curriculum to a design project. Written and oral reports, design reviews, final project report and presentation.

    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
    To apply, submit your current CV and cover letter to this job posting. 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 Spring 2020. Applications will be considered in the order they are received, and the positions will remain open until filled.
    For further question, you may contact the ISyE department chair, Dr. Truc Ngo at
    If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at

    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

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