Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor of Writing

May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor of Writing

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Position Status:

Basic Function:
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is seeking a full-time non-tenure track faculty to teach 8 writing courses, particularly scientific and/or technical writing.
This 9-month faculty position starts in August 2017 and may be renewable annually. WPI operates on 4 7-week terms. The candidate will likely teach 2 courses per term.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the academic department. Your application will remain in the pool until the posting closes. If you wish to be considered for positions beyond that date, then you must reapply.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • See description above

    Position Requirements

  • An ideal applicant will hold a Ph.D. in writing or rhetoric and will have experience teaching writing at the college level.

    Posting Date: 04/18/2017

    Open Until Filled:

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    EEO Information:
    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

    Criminal Background Check Statement:
    A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

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    WPI, the nation's third oldest private technological university, established in 1865 by New England industrialists John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn consists of 80 acres set in a safe, residential section of Worcester, Massachusetts—the second largest city in New England—home to 13 colleges, and situated 40 miles west of Boston.

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