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  • Adjunct Faculty-Social Science and Policy Studies

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute


    [b]JOB TITLE[/b]
    Adjunct Faculty-Social Science and Policy Studies


    Social Science & Policy Studies-JM

    [b]DIVISION NAME[/b]
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

    The Social Science & Policy Studies department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach day and/or evening classes in each of our six programs:

    Economic Science
    International Development, Environmental and Sustainability Studies
    Learning Sciences & Technologies
    Psychological Science
    Society, Technology and Policy
    System Dynamics/SDIM

    Each program offers either a graduate major or undergraduate major and minor option, and are led by esteemed leaders in their respective fields. We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic adjunct faculty to work with our ever-expanding load of innovative and cutting-edge courses for our exceptional students.

    To learn more about the department, see course offerings, and learn about our exceptional faculty, please visit our department page at [url=][/url]

    Positions will be filled on an as needed basis. Start dates will vary by course and semester.

    Qualified applicants will be contacted by the academic department. Your application will remain on file with the department for future consideration.


    There is a potential need for both undergraduate and graduate courses, as we expand our horizons in the department. If you have a particular expertise in a topic that you would like to propose, we are open to new ideas.

    An ideal applicant will hold an advanced degree in a related discipline with significant practical experience in the relevant area, as well as having successful undergraduate or graduate teaching experience. We look forward to hearing what you have to offer!

    [b]FLSA STATUS[/b]
    United States of America (Exempt)

    [b]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.[/b]

    [b]To apply, visit:[/b] [url=][/url]

    [b]About WPI[/b]

    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.

    [b]Diversity & Inclusion at WPI[/b]

    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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