Assistant Teaching Professor

Job description

Job location: Worcester

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-26
Req: R0001306

Assistant Teaching Professor




Mathematical Science Department


Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI


The WPI Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position, anticipated to begin in the Fall of 2021. Primary responsibilities are to provide high quality service and teach six courses currently offered in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Courses will be primarily at the undergraduate level and could be in any area of Mathematics or Statistics. Service may include advising undergraduate students, learning outcomes assessment, and outreach activities.


The successful applicants may interact and collaborate with Mathematical Sciences faculty in the department to develop course materials and advise undergraduate research projects. Candidates will also have the opportunity to contribute to WPI’s growing interdisciplinary programs, in particular to the Data Science Program and to the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, or related area. The appointment will be for one year. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants should submit:
(1) Curriculum Vitae
(2) Teaching Essay
(3) Minimum of 2 Letters of Recommendation
A research statement is optional.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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 70 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. The Mathematical Sciences Department currently has 28 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 8 postdoctoral scholars, and features two active Ph.D. programs, one in Mathematical Sciences and one in Statistics. The department offers bachelor’s degrees in Mathematical Sciences and in Actuarial Mathematics, and master’s degrees in Applied Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, and Industrial Mathematics (see The department has a strong reputation for its cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and for its successful programs addressing mathematical and statistical problems in industry. 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.


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.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 7/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time