Job Details

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Position Number: 1951382
  • Location: Worcester, MA
  • Position Type: Engineering - Civil and Environmental

Adjunct Teaching Professor-Systems Engineering


CPE- Instructors

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

WPI invites applications for the position of Adjunct Teaching Professor. The University welcomes culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application and integration of knowledge.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach day and /or evening classes for our Corporate and Professional Education Department. Part-time faculty positions are created to provide an available applicant pool for the department. Positions will be filled on an as needed basis. Start dates will vary by courses and semester.


Adjunct Teaching Professor will potentially teach graduate courses off campus in a corporate setting, or online. Specific topics of interest include: Concepts of Systems Engineering, Systems Architecture and design, Systems integration, Verification, and Validation, Model-based Systems Engineering, ST: Engineering Dependable and Secure Systems, Business Practices for Systems Engineers, System Optimization, Requirements Engineering, Introduction to Systems Thinking.

Ideal applicant will hold an advance degree in Systems Engineering or related discipline with significant practical experience in the relevant area, as well as having successful graduate teaching experience. Abilities to teach in other areas is also valued.

Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

WPI Evaluates Candidates based on the following criteria. Thank you for your interest in joining our Faculty team.
  • Relevant Skills & Experience for the Role
  • Educational Background
  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork and Inclusion
  • Continuous Learning
  • Achievement Orientation
  • Student Focus
  • Critical Judgement

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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