Job Details

University of San Francisco
  • Position Number: 5407248
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Sociology

Adjunct Professor - Sociology Department
University of San Francisco

USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Adjunct Professor - Sociology Department

Job Summary:
The Department of Sociology at the University of San Francisco invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach one or two required or elective courses (in person), contingent upon funding approval.

Full Job Description:

The department seeks candidates from the field of sociology or related sub-disciplines who can teach one or more of the following undergraduate courses: Introduction to Sociology, Writing in Sociology, Violence in Society, Global Inequalities and Social Justice, Sociological Theory, Latinx Culture and Society, African American Culture and Society, Sociology of Law, and Juvenile Justice. There may be additional instructional needs in other courses in the future.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed. The number of these temporary, part-time, non-tenure track, academic positions vary 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:

Minimum qualifications:

Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field is strongly encouraged. Evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness at the university level and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University are required. The successful candidate must be committed to academic excellence and to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive.

All applicants should email the following information to

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Evidence of teaching ability (e.g. sample syllabi and teaching evaluations)

    Part time

    Pay Rate:

    Salary Range :
    $2,101 per unit

    To apply, visit

    The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to "Change the World From Here." For more information, visit

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