Adjunct Faculty - Music/Art
Job location: Worcester
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-01-04
JOB TITLEAdjunct Faculty - Music/ArtLOCATIONWorcesterDEPARTMENT NAMEHumanities & Arts-JMDIVISION NAMEWorcester Polytechnic Institute - WPIJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYPart-time adjunct faculty pool in Music/Art to fill opportunities on a course-by-course basis as need arises.JOB DESCRIPTION
This posting may be used to apply for positions available in both Music and Art:
JOB DESCRIPTION: Adjunct Faculty, Music
The Humanities and Arts Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is regularly seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach in its Music Program. The Music faculty participate in a vibrant music technology program and oversee a diverse assortment of choral groups; jazz, string, and brass ensembles; and concert and stage bands. In addition, faculty teach introductory courses, intermediate thematic surveys, advanced topic seminars, and capstone practicums in music theory and history, audio arts, music technology, as well as composition, arrangement, and performance.
We are looking for outstanding artists/scholars, but successful candidates must also demonstrate teaching excellence and versatility as well as an ability to jump into an existing curriculum with creative and critical pedagogical approaches. A successful candidate should hold a Doctorate in music (PhD, DMA, DMus, etc.).
JOB DESCRIPTION: Adjunct Faculty, Art
The Humanities and Arts Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is regularly seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach Art. WPI’s Art faculty teach introductory courses, intermediate class, advanced technique seminars, and capstone practicums. The Art curriculum emphasizes visual arts (drawing, painting, and modeling); art and architectural history; digital imaging and computer art; animation and game design, and video production.
We are looking for outstanding artists/scholars, but successful candidates must also demonstrate teaching excellence and versatility as well as an ability to jump into an existing curriculum with creative and critical pedagogical approaches. A successful candidate should hold an appropriate terminal degree such as an MFA or a Ph.D. in an appropriate field.
Submitting an application through this part-time posting will place you in an applicant pool to fill Music/Art adjunct faculty positions on an as needed basis. Specific topics and start dates will vary over the academic year.
Qualified applicants from this applicant pool will be contacted as opportunities arise. 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.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.