Adjunct Faculty-Social Science and Policy Studies
Job location: Worcester
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-07-09
JOB TITLEAdjunct Faculty-Social Science and Policy StudiesLOCATIONWorcesterDEPARTMENT NAMESocial Science & Policy Studies-JMDIVISION NAMEWorcester Polytechnic Institute - WPIJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYThe Social Science & Policy Studies department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach day and/or evening classes in each of our six programs:
International Development, Environmental and Sustainability Studies
Learning Sciences & Technologies
Society, Technology and Policy
Each program offers either a graduate major or undergraduate major and minor option, and are led by esteemed leaders in their respective fields. We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic adjunct faculty to work with our ever-expanding load of innovative and cutting-edge courses for our exceptional students.
To learn more about the department, see course offerings, and learn about our exceptional faculty, please visit our department page at https://www.wpi.edu/academics/departments/social-science-policy-studies
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 on file with the department for future consideration.JOB DESCRIPTION
There is a potential need for both undergraduate and graduate courses, as we expand our horizons in the department. If you have a particular expertise in a topic that you would like to propose, we are open to new ideas.
An ideal applicant will hold an advanced degree in a related discipline with significant practical experience in the relevant area, as well as having successful undergraduate or graduate teaching experience. We look forward to hearing what you have to offer!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.