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Adjunct or PT Lecturer (Rensselaer at Work: Summer, Fall 2024)

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Work type: Full Time, Part Time, Seasonal or Temporary
Location: Remote (US Only), Troy, NY
Categories: Faculty, Rensselaer at Work

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Job Summary

Rensselaer at Work is accepting applications for Adjunct faculty. Adjunct appointments are part time and are made for a single semester at a time. Appointments are contingent upon available funding, enrollment, satisfactory performance, and the business needs of Rensselaer at Work. All appointments are renewable.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates are expected to possess a terminal degree, typically a Ph.D., in an area relevant to the subject matter, and be able to provide evidence of effective teaching.

An Adjunct classification is a non-tenured temporary academic appointment. An Adjunct Faculty must have the prerequisite academic teaching experience and credentials in the course subject area and discipline.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

In addition to deep knowledge of the subject matter being taught, applicants must be skilled communicators in multiple settings and methods, including teaching, presenting, writing, and electronic communications.  Candidates are expected to be proficient in current electronic devices and personal computing technology.

Application instructions


Follow the on-screen prompts to create a brief online profile. Please be ready to upload your resume and cover letter. If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact 

Job Posted Date

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Starting Salary/Rate

Expected hiring range

xpected hiring range

  • Adjunct: $9000 - 11,000 per semester
  • 1/2 time Lecturer: $50,000 - $70,000 per academic year.

Pay transparency disclosure: The selected candidate’s salary will be determined based on factors that include the available budget, internal equity, and the final candidate’s qualifications, experience, education and other job-related credentials. This hiring range is provided as Rensselaer’s good faith estimate of the expected hiring range at the time of posting.

Culture of Safety at Rensselaer Rensselaer is committed to providing a safe and healthy living, learning, and working environment for its faculty, staff, and students. As such, we strongly recommend that faculty, staff and students obtain a COVID-19 vaccination and remain current with available boosters to protect themselves, as well as to protect vulnerable members of the community.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.




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