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Adjunct Faculty - Music/Art
Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Date Posted Jan. 8, 2021
Title Adjunct Faculty - Music/Art
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
  • Music - General
    Art - General
    Fine Arts - General
 
 
JOB TITLE
Adjunct Faculty - Music/Art

LOCATION
Worcester

DEPARTMENT NAME
Humanities & Arts-JM

DIVISION NAME
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Part-time adjunct faculty pool in Music/Art to fill opportunities on a course-by-course basis as need arises.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This posting may be used to apply for positions available in both Music and Art:

JOB DESCRIPTION: Adjunct Faculty, Music

The Humanities and Arts Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is regularly seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach in its Music Program. The Music faculty participate in a vibrant music technology program and oversee a diverse assortment of choral groups; jazz, string, and brass ensembles; and concert and stage bands. In addition, faculty teach introductory courses, intermediate thematic surveys, advanced topic seminars, and capstone practicums in music theory and history, audio arts, music technology, as well as composition, arrangement, and performance.

We are looking for outstanding artists/scholars, but successful candidates must also demonstrate teaching excellence and versatility as well as an ability to jump into an existing curriculum with creative and critical pedagogical approaches. A successful candidate should hold a Doctorate in music (PhD, DMA, DMus, etc.).

JOB DESCRIPTION: Adjunct Faculty, Art

The Humanities and Arts Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is regularly seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach Art. WPI's Art faculty teach introductory courses, intermediate class, advanced technique seminars, and capstone practicums. The Art curriculum emphasizes visual arts (drawing, painting, and modeling); art and architectural history; digital imaging and computer art; animation and game design, and video production.

We are looking for outstanding artists/scholars, but successful candidates must also demonstrate teaching excellence and versatility as well as an ability to jump into an existing curriculum with creative and critical pedagogical approaches. A successful candidate should hold an appropriate terminal degree such as an MFA or a Ph.D. in an appropriate field.

Submitting an application through this part-time posting will place you in an applicant pool to fill Music/Art 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.

FLSA STATUS
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.

To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Adjunct-Faculty---Music-Art_R0001153

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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