Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

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Information for Prospective Faculty and Staff


Mechanical Engineering Technician and Shop Manager (IRC14227 )

The mechanical engineering technician and shop manager is responsible for the management and operations of the all Mechanical Engineering laboratories, the engineering shop, and the Industrial and Systems Engineering Laboratories. Trains and supervises engineering students and student shop assistants in safe and efficient operations of machines, tools, work spaces, and software.  Proactively manages, maintains, installs, improves, and repairs machinery, tools, and associated items.  Develops, implements, and monitors safe and efficient shop procedures that meet internal and external regulations on a continual basis. Works closely with faculty and staff on training, operations, improvements, safety, and procedures.  Assists with design projects from students and faculty.

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Job Opportunities

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions:

We have no openings at this time.

Adjunct (Part-Time) Faculty Positions:

Adjunct faculty must have earned at least a Masters degree and it is preferable that they have a doctorate in an appropriate engineering field. We have a relatively small department and typically have only a few openings for adjunct positions for specific required courses already part of the curriculum. We do not offer evening or Saturday classes. 3-unit lecture courses typically meet one hour on MWF. Laboratory sections are typically 3 hours and offered in the afternoons 2:30-5:20 pm or on Tues or Thursday morning. When writing to express interest in adjunct teaching, please include a vita and the USD course numbers and names for those courses you are qualified to teach. (A complete listing of courses can be found in the Engineering Programs portion of USD’s undergraduate bulletin. E-mail your inquiry and materials to

The Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering is ranked among the best undergraduate programs in the USA by U.S. News and World Report.

Applicants are asked to provide electronically (preferred) a single PDF file that includes: a one-page letter of application, a curriculum vita, and a list of three references (including an e-mail address for each reference). This PDF file should be sent to


For Spring 2015 Adjunct:

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