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Teaching-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science Worcester

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester MA United States

1 month ago

Teaching-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science

Computer Science Department

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Looking for faculty colleagues who engage deeply in both research and teaching within a curriculum that embraces project-based, independent learning? Consider joining WPI where we seek faculty that can contribute to a diverse and inclusive community.

The Computer Science Department is actively seeking applicants for three full-time teaching faculty positions starting in the Fall of 2023. Appointments may be at the level of Assistant Teaching Professor or Instructor, depending on the candidate's educational background. Applicants with professional experience are encouraged to apply and may be appointed as a Professor of Practice. Appointments are expected to lead to multi-year contracts and long-term security of employment without tenure.


Successful candidates will teach 5 courses a year and advise junior and senior projects. Junior-year projects involve the interaction of society and technology and Senior-year projects focus specifically on Computer Science. At WPI, undergraduate classes are taught in four 7-week terms during the normal 9-month academic year, so candidates would often teach a single class at a time. At the graduate level, courses are held in two 14-week semesters. Instruction will primarily be done in-person with a possibility for online teaching.

The Computer Science Department has more than 35 full-time faculty, including 7 teaching-mission faculty. We are especially interested in applicants with teaching and project advising expertise in all areas of Computer Science at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

WPI's reputation as a rigorous and innovative university rests on the shoulders of its faculty. A highly selective, private technological university and one of the nation's first, WPI believes that when great minds work together, great advances follow. At WPI the boundaries to multidisciplinary collaboration are low. Faculty members, students, and other partners work together on the real-world projects and purposeful research that are hallmarks of the WPI experience. We are most proud of a recent No. 1 ranking for "faculty who best combine research and teaching." (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2016). Located one hour west of Boston, the university's campus is in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving 21st century college city recognized as a growing hub of scientific and technological innovation.

Questions about the hiring process should be sent to [email protected]. More information about the positions and instructions for applying are available at . You will need to include a teaching statement, vitae and contact information for at least three references.

WPI requires that all employees to be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19 and boosted. For additional information, please go to

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workplace. 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. It seeks individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity, collaboration, inclusion, problem solving, innovation, high performance, and change making. It is committed to maintaining a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination.

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About WPI
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.

Worcester MA USA

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