Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: WPI-ADJ [#17531]
Position Title: Adjunct
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics/Statistics
Application Deadline: finished (2021/04/01, finished 2022/06/11, listed until 2021/12/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The WPI Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for part-time adjunct faculty to teach in-person day and/or evening courses in Mathematics and/or Statistics. Primary responsibilities are to provide high quality teaching, utilizing appropriate learning management systems. Courses will be primarily at the undergraduate level and could be in any area of Mathematics or Statistics. Positions will be filled on an as needed basis and start dates will vary by course.

Applicants should have a MS or PhD in Mathematics, or related area. Qualified applicants should submit a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae.

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 http://www.wpi.edu/+math). 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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280