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Assistant Teaching Professor
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Jul. 21, 2022
Title Assistant Teaching Professor
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

Assistant Teaching Professor


Electrical & Computer Engineering Department

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

The WPI Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) has multiple teaching faculty position openings at the Assistant Teaching Professor level in the areas of Energy, Power, Sustainability, Signals, and Communications.

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.


The individual selected for the position will be primarily responsible for teaching courses in Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as advising students and student projects as part of WPI's unique project-based curriculum. A qualified candidate will hold an advanced degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a related discipline and must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching a broad range of topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in one or more of the areas of energy, power, sustainability, signals and systems, signal processing, and/or communication systems. Expertise in machine learning for engineering applications is also valued.

WPI's reputation as a rigorous and innovative university rests on the shoulders of its faculty. A highly selective, private technological university and one of the nation's first, WPI believes that when great minds work together, great advances follow. At WPI the boundaries to multidisciplinary collaboration are low. Faculty members, students, and other partners work together on the real-world projects and purposeful research that are hallmarks of the WPI experience. We are most proud of a recent No. 1 ranking for "faculty who best combine research and teaching." (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2016). Located one hour west of Boston, the university's campus is in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving 21st century college city recognized as a growing hub of scientific and technological innovation.

Qualified applicants should submit (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a teaching statement, (3) a cover letter, and (4) names and contact information of at least four references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

WPI requires employees to be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19 including booster shot. 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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