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Online Adjunct Teaching Professor - Biotechnology
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted May 19, 2022
Title Online Adjunct Teaching Professor - Biotechnology
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - General

Online Adjunct Teaching Professor - Biotechnology


CPE- Instructors - JM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is seeking a part-time adjunct faculty to teach BB 560/Methods of Protein Purification and Downstream Processing in our Online and Corporate Studies Division of the WPI Graduate School. Candidate must be geographically located in the Worcester area in order to deliver face-to-face skills-based labs (most likely on two weekends during the course) at WPI's Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center in Worcester MA.

WPI is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are looking for candidates who can support our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.


Online Adjunct Teaching Professor will teach graduate-level BB 560/Methods of Protein Purification and Downstream Processing,, in either an open-enrollment online delivery format, or for one of our corporate cohorts. Corporate cohorts may have an online, blended, or face-to-face delivery method (in the proximity of WPI). This course requires face-to-face skills-based labs (most likely on two weekends during the course) at WPI's Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center in Worcester MA.

Start dates will vary by semester. Course is ten weeks in duration.

Ideal applicant will hold an advanced degree, preferably a PhD, in Biology, Biotechnology or a closely related discipline with significant practical experience in the relevant area, as well as having successful graduate teaching experience. Online teaching experience is a plus.

Required documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Optional documents:
  • Curriculum
  • List of References
  • Teaching Statement/Philosophy
  • Other

WPI requires employees to be fully-vaccinated (including a booster shot) for COVID-19. For additional information on WPI's response to COVID-19, refer to

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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