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Visiting Scholar
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Jul. 23, 2020
Title Visiting Scholar
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Sciences - General
    Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

Visiting Scholar


Mass Academy

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Mass Academy seeks a visiting scholar in STEM education. In STEM, the candidate will participate in the STEM I research course as a project advisor, be a co-teacher for the STEM II Assistive Technology course. In Physics, Computer Science, or Math, the candidate would work with students in support of the lead teacher in the subject area. The candidate would also teach/advise one or two elective/extracurricular activities per term in both academic/non-academic areas of their strength.

A main skill we seek in a candidate is the ability to teach CAD (Solidworks) and run and maintain our Makerspace/3-D print lab which supports many research projects.

Other duties may include representing the Academy on state and regional boards of WRSEF, MSEF, attending outreach events such as STEM Summit, MAST and other Professional Development and outreach activities, developing internship and community service opportunities, and to develop programs like summer camps for middle and high school students.


Work and/or teaching experience in physics, mathematics, engineering, robotics and/or other related fields is preferred. Master's degree preferred. Experience working with high school students and licensure requirements of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts/DESE expected. Detailed knowledge of 3D printing technology and CAD is strongly preferred.

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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