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Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Position Number: 4038579
  • Location: Worcester, MA
  • Position Type: Business - Management

Assistant Teaching Professor of Organizational Behavior and Change


Business School Operations & Administration

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

One-year appointment as a non-tenure track faculty member in the Organizational Behavior and Change (OBC) discipline within The Business School for the purpose of sabbatical coverage. Assignment includes a six-course teaching load and service commensurate with maintain AACSB "participating faculty" guidelines.



  • Nine-month non-tenure track faculty appointment for one year beginning in August 2023 and ending in May 2024

  • Six-course teaching load; may be done at the undergraduate or graduate level depending on the needs of the Department

  • Service commensurate with maintaining AACSB "participating faculty" guidelines, to include three or more of the following areas:

    o Serving on ad-hoc committees and task forces (including search committees),

    o Participating in school (i.e., WBS) and university (i.e., WPI) governance

    o Serving as academic advisors (including project advising and advising UG, MS, or PhD research activities),

    o Completing administrative work related to the operations of the school (including performing administrative roles such as program director, course coordinator, WBS committee chair, and grant PI)

    o Advising student organizations or working with business community boards as representatives of WPI

    o Participating in curriculum development and/or learning assessment

    o Engaging in other significant student or operational activities of the school (including participating in and providing input to faculty or student orientation, school department meetings and retreats, faculty mentoring, and school strategic planning)

    o Creating scholarly or practice-oriented intellectual contributions.

  • Completion of the Faculty Annual Review Process, including data entry in Watermark Faculty Success and Workday

  • This position is in the Department Head's supervisory chain and collaboration with faculty in the OBC discipline, other disciplines within The Business School, and faculty within other Departments is expected

  • The person in this position will undergo New Faculty Orientation provided by the University in August 2023

  • An office within The Business School and necessary information technology equipment will be provided

    WPI requires that all employees to be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19 and boosted. For additional information, please go 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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