Job Description

JOB TITLEAdjunct Teaching Faculty - Aerospace EngineeringLOCATIONWorcesterDEPARTMENT NAMEEngineering Operations-JMDIVISION NAMEWorcester Polytechnic Institute - WPIJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYWorcester Polytechnic Institute invites applications for the part-time position of Adjunct Teaching Faculty. The University welcomes culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of knowledge.The Aerospace Engineering Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach day and/or evening classes. 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 term. Applications will remain in the pool until the posting closes.JOB DESCRIPTIONAn Adjunct Teaching Faculty will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses with various options for on-campus and online delivery. All courses listed in the WPI undergraduate and graduate catalog under the Aerospace Engineering curriculum are of interest. Applicants should specifically identify which courses would be the best fit for their expertise. ideal applicant will hold an advanced degree in Aerospace Engineering or closely related discipline. Prior experience as an instructor or a teaching assistant at the college-level is required. Relevant industry experience is also valued. Responsibilities include teaching from an established course syllabus but with addition of personal expertise and experience; conducting office hours; grading the course assessments; providing students with timely feedback; providing materials used in course evaluations. FLSA STATUSUnited 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.