Job ID: 153210

Teaching Professor/Instructor

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Jan. 26, 2021
  • Teaching Professor/Instructor
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Worcester, MA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences
Teaching Professor/Instructor


Computer Science Department

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Teaching Professor and Instructor Faculty Positions Available in Computer Science.


Looking for faculty colleagues who engage deeply in both research and teaching within a curriculum that embraces student projects and 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 one or more full-time (and part-time), teaching faculty positions for the Fall of 2021. 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 at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Both in-person and online teaching is likely. The position may include some administrative work for a professional masters program. We are particularly interested in applicants with experience in introductory Computer Science, Systems, Cybersecurity, Databases, Programming Languages and Software Engineering.

The successful candidate will teach and advise projects at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as be a contributing member of a collegial department with more than 30 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.

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 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.

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2021 with applications continuing to be considered after that date until the positions are filled.

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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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.

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