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Online Adjunct Teaching Professor - Robotics Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Apr. 15, 2024
Title Online Adjunct Teaching Professor - Robotics Engineering
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Department CPE- Instructors
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Robotics
    Civil Engineering

Online Adjunct Teaching Professor - Robotics Engineering


CPE- Instructors - JM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach online graduate courses in our Online Division of Graduate Studies. Of most importance are candidates with expertise in Computer Vision and Autonomous Vehicles. Positions will be filled on an as-needed basis. Start dates will vary by course and semester.

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.


An Adjunct Teaching Professor will teach graduate courses in an online/asynchronous delivery method. All courses listed in the WPI online curriculum in Robotics Engineering are of interest, particularly Computer Vision and Autonomous Vehicles - Applicants should specifically identify which courses would be the best fit for their expertise.

An ideal applicant will hold an advanced degree in Robotics Engineering or closely related discipline. Prior experience as an instructor or a teaching assistant at the college-level is required. Relevant industry experience is also valued. Responsibilities include teaching from an established course syllabus but with addition of personal expertise and experience; conducting office hours; grading the course assessments; providing students with timely feedback.

Candidate must reside in the United States.

Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Optional Documents:

  • Curriculum
  • Vitae
  • List of References
  • Teaching Statement/Philosophy

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 that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workplace. 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. It seeks individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity, collaboration, inclusion, problem solving, innovation, high performance, and change making. It is committed to maintaining a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination.

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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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