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Adjunct Teaching Professor-Bioinformatics
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Dec. 14, 2018
Title Adjunct Teaching Professor-Bioinformatics
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct/Clinical Professor
  • Biology - Genetics
    Computer/Information Sciences

Adjunct Teaching Professor-Bioinformatics


CPE- Instructors

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

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 course and semester.


Adjunct Teaching Professor will potentially teach graduate courses off campus in a corporate setting and online. Applicant should have expertise in the topic of Bioinformatics, and be comfortable with:

  • Computational techniques to analyze DNA/RNA/protein sequence and expression data (alignment algorithms and the use of hidden Markov models).
  • Experience with protein and DNA sequence alignments, evolutionary analysis and phylogenetic trees, protein secondary structure prediction, and expression analyses including clustering met
  • Training/experience in computational biology, bioinformatics, genetics, molecular biology, and statistics.
  • Familiarity with UCSF Chimera, Cytoscape, and Modeller software program.

Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • List of References

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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