Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Aerospace Engineering

Jun 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Aerospace Engineering

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Position Status:

Basic Function:
WPI is seeking a full-time non-tenure track faculty to teach a maximum of six 7-week courses per academic year for the Aerospace Engineering Program. Courses at the undergraduate level include Incompressible Fluids, Rocket Propulsion, Gas Turbines for Propulsion and Power Generation. Courses at the graduate level include Airbreathing Propulsion, Turbomachinery, and Aeroelasticity. The successful candidate could also advise Major Qualifying Projects for Aerospace Engineering majors, co-advise graduate students in the BS/MS, MS or Ph.D. program in Aerospace Engineering, and participate in research proposal submission. The successful candidate will also participate to faculty activities such as course and laboratory development as assigned by the AE Program Director.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • See above

    Position Requirements

  • A PhD or equivalent terminal degree in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate should have university-level teaching experience in courses covering the general aerodynamics and propulsion areas.
    This position is a non-tenure track appointment for one year initially. After demonstrating quality performance and successful completion of the assigned teaching responsibilities, multiple-year contract may be arranged

    Posting Date: 06/06/2017

    Open Until Filled:

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    EEO Information:
    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, 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/4586

    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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