Computer Science Department
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Full-Time Teaching Positions Available in Computer Science
Looking for faculty colleagues who engage deeply in both teaching and research within a curriculum that embraces student projects and independent learning? Consider joining the faculty at WPI.
The Computer Science Department is actively seeking applicants for one or more full-time, non-tenure track positions for the Fall of 2020. Depending on background, appointments may be as a Teaching Professor or Instructor. Applicants with professional experience are encouraged to apply and may be appointed as a Professor of Practice. Appointments may be for multiple years and are renewable.
The department is interested in applicants with teaching and project advising expertise in all areas of Computer Science, but is particularly interested in applicants with experience in introductory Computer Science, Systems, Databases and Software Engineering. The successful candidate will teach and advise projects at the undergraduate and possibly graduate levels as well as be a contributing member of a collegial department with nearly 35 full-time faculty members.
Junior-year projects involving the interaction of society and technology, Senior-year projects in the major, graduate students and a number of computing-related degree programs make the WPI Computer Science Department a rewarding environment for candidates interested in teaching and project advising.
Founded in 1865, WPI is one of the nation's first technological universities. A highly selective private university located within an hour of Boston, WPI is consistently ranked among the top 60 research institutions by US News & World Report. The university is home to an innovative and intensive project-based curriculum that empowers students with the knowledge and skills to address real world problems around the globe, an approach repeatedly cited for excellence by The Fiske Guide to Colleges and The Princeton Review.
Located in the heart of New England, WPI is surrounded by cultural and recreational opportunities. The UMass Medical Center, a large number of technology companies and many colleges and universities are located in the immediate area making it ideal for two-career families.
Questions about the hiring process should be sent to [email protected]. More information about the positions and instructions for applying are available at http://web.cs.wpi.edu/facultyhire/. You will need to include a teaching statement, vitae and contact information for at least three references.
Review of applications will begin effective immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Candidates should have an advanced degree in Computer Science or a closely related field, and the potential for excellence in teaching and project advising.
United 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.
To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Teaching-Professor-Instructor_R0000852
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.
Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.
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