Adjunct Teaching Faculty- Mechanical Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
An ideal applicant will hold an advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline with significant practical experience in the relevant area, as well as having successful undergraduate or graduate teaching experience. Abilities to teach in other areas is also valued.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach day and/or evening classes for the Mechanical Engineering Department, at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Part-time faculty positions are created to provide an available applicant pool for the department. Positions will be filled on an as needed basis. Start dates will vary by course and semester. Qualified applicants will be contacted by the academic department when an opening is anticipated. Your application will remain in the pool until the posting closes. If you wish to be considered for positions beyond that date you must reapply.
Responsibilities include teaching from established curriculum but with addition of personal expertise and experience; provide students with timely feedback; grading. Prior experience teaching college-level courses required. Applicants should review the WPI course catalog and identify engineering courses they may be qualified to teach. Experience with online teaching and the Canvas learning management system preferred but not required. PhD in related discipline preferred; master's degree in related discipline required.
United States of America (Exempt)
WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.
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