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Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Position Number: 4469512
  • Location: Worcester, MA
  • Position Type: Business - International Business

Adjunct Faculty -International and Global Studies


Humanities & Arts-JM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Part-time adjunct faculty pool in International and Global Studies to fill opportunities on a course-by-course basis as need arises .


The Humanities and Arts Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is regularly seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach International and Global Studies (INTL) courses. INTL faculty teach introductory courses, thematic and area topic seminars, and global methods classes to educate well-rounded, globally aware students with exceptional analytical skills and sensitivity to culture and context. Complementing our off-campus project centers, we especially seek candidates with area expertise in Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, Southern and Western African, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania, Europe, or the US and the World.

We are looking for outstanding scholars involved in critical, interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to INTL. Applicants should address explicitly how global perspectives are deployed and/or local-global dimensions featured in their teaching. A successful candidate should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline in the humanities.

Submitting an application through this part-time posting will place you in an applicant pool to fill INTL adjunct faculty positions on an as needed basis. Specific topics and start dates will vary over the academic year.

Qualified applicants from this applicant pool will be contacted as opportunities arise. Your application will remain in the pool until the posting closes. If you wish to be considered for positions beyond that date, then you must reapply.

Applicants should submit the following:

--cover letter that addresses relevant expertise and experience

--current c.v. that includes the names and contact information for three references

--evidence of teaching experience (syllabi, teaching portfolio, etc.)

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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