20 New Jobs Today.

Term Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral Fellow)

University of San Francisco

Job Description

Full job description

Term Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral Fellow)
University of San Francisco

USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Term Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Job Summary:
The Learning & Instruction Department (L&I) at the University of San Francisco (USF) School
of Education is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow with expertise in learning
sciences, educational psychology, or a closely related field, with specialization in areas such as
cognitive psychology, human development, educational technology, learning theory, or
instructional design. This position offers an opportunity to engage in teaching, research, and
mentorship within a dynamic academic environment that values equity, social justice, and
transformative learning.

Full Job Description:


Teach foundational and methodological coursework in the L&I program.

Provide guidance, mentorship, and advising to doctoral students, potentially serving on

dissertation committees.

Conduct research and publish scholarly work in your area of expertise.

Collaborate with senior faculty members in the School of Education and contribute to the

department's scholarly community.

Potentially teach and serve in the General Education department to provide qualitative

and/or quantitative methodological training for masters and doctoral students.


Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in education with expertise in educational psychology,

learning sciences or a closely related field.

A knowledge of critical quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed methodologies.

Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Previous experience or potential for excellence in higher education teaching.


Competitive salary and benefits package.

Access to resources and professional development opportunities within the vibrant

academic community of the University of San Francisco.

Mentorship by experienced senior faculty members in the School of Education.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should submit the following materials:

Curriculum vitae (CV)

Cover letter detailing research interests, teaching experience, DEI statement, and

alignment with the mission of USF and the School of Education

Sample publications or writing samples

Contact information for three professional references

Applications will be reviewed beginning May 1, 2024.

Applicants must complete the online application process on the USF Human Resources website:


DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) statement prompt:

The University of San Francisco is ranked #1 in the nation for student diversity, and is deeply

committed to inclusive excellence and social justice. What is your understanding of the role of

diversity, equity and inclusion in academia and what initiatives or contributions exemplify your

ability to promote DEI for students, faculty, and staff? Please also describe how you have

navigated questions of power, privilege and demonstrated cultural humility when engaging with

diverse community members.

Full time

Pay Rate:

Salary Range :
83491.58 annualized; commensurate with experience

To apply, visit https://usfca.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/USF_Full-Time_Faculty/job/USF-Hilltop-Campus/Term-Assistant-Professor-Postdoctoral-Fellow-_R0009290.

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 http://www.usfca.edu.

*Please mention you saw this ad on PhdJobs.*

Apply Now

Be Seen By Recruiters at the Best Institutions

Create a FREE Profile to be Seen!

Want to stand

Phd Hiring Begins Here.®