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Adjunct Teaching Professor - Biology & Biotechnology
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Aug. 15, 2019
Title Adjunct Teaching Professor - Biology & Biotechnology
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct/Clinical Professor
  • Biology - General

Adjunct Teaching Professor - Biology & Biotechnology


CPE- Instructors - JM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

WPI invites applications for the position of Adjunct Teaching Professor in area of Biology and Biotechnology . 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 course and semester.

Adjunct Teaching Professor will potentially teach graduate courses off campus in a corporate setting and/or online. Some courses include a skills-based laboratory at WPI's Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC).
Immediate needs include applicants with expertise in the following areas:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Upstream Processing - Animal Cell Culture and Microbial Fermentation (may include hands-on teaching)
  • Protein Purification and Downstream Processing (may include hands-on teaching)
  • Scale-up of Bioprocessing (may include hands-on teaching)

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

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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