Adjunct Faculty-Computer Science

Location
Worcester
Posted
May 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Adjunct Faculty-Computer Science

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Department: Computer Science (NTT/PT)

Position Status:

Basic Function:
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach day, evening and/or online classes for the Department of Computer Science. 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. 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

  • There is a potential need for both undergraduate and graduate courses to be taught on campus, off campus in a corporate setting or online. The goal is to integrate a successful applicant into related activities at WPI with teaching assignments matched with the background and availability of the applicant. We have specific interest in areas such as Foundations of Computer Science, Algorithms, Software Engineering and Object-Oriented Design, Interface Design and Artificial Intelligence. In addition, we have ongoing interest in introductory computer science courses where our current introductory courses emphasize program design using languages such as Racket/Scheme, Python, Java and C/C++.

    Position Requirements

  • An ideal applicant will hold an advanced degree in Computer Science 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.

    Posting Date: 05/19/2017

    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.

    To apply, visit: https://careers.wpi.edu/postings/4512

    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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