Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology

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Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Biology
Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Department of Biology at Rollins College invites applications for a one year, visiting assistant professor of biology position beginning August 2019. We are seeking a broadly trained biologist. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in a liberal arts institution. Teaching responsibilities will include participating in our team-taught Introductory Biology series for majors, teaching general education courses for non-science majors, and developing a topics course in their area of specialty. Ph.D. in a biological discipline required.

Rollins College is a comprehensive liberal arts college located just north of Orlando, FL, a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Nearby Orlando International Airport provides easy access to U.S. and international destinations. The college emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes, and ranks number one among 121 Southern master’s-level universities in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report. Please visit the college website at

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online and upload the following materials:

  1. Letter of interest, including a statement of teaching philosophy
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. List of three references on application (referees will receive email asking them to upload reference letter)

Questions may be directed to Dr. Fiona Harper, Chair, Department of Biology:

The search committee will begin review of applications on January 18, 2019.

Our Values:

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 


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