Lecturer, Chemistry

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

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Position Summary:

The Department of Chemistry at Rollins College, an ACS approved, highly selective, comprehensive liberal arts college with ~2000 undergraduates, invites applications for a unique lecturer position starting in the summer of 2019. We seek a colleague with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising. As defined, the position requires an equal division of teaching (general chemistry) and administrative responsibilities (health professions advising). The faculty member will teach one section in our general chemistry sequence each semester. As the College’s health professions advisor, responsibilities include both the administration of the program and advising of students considering careers in the allied health professions. The successful candidate will work with members of the science division as well as Admissions (future students) and Career and Life Planning (current students and alumnae) to redefine and sustain a visible signature program. A Ph.D. in chemistry or related discipline is required.

For more information about the department and our facilities in the recently renovated Bush Science Center visit

Founded in 1885, Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, liberal arts college. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation's most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. Rollins enrolls approximately 3,200 students in diverse degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Rollins ranks number one among 128 Southern master's-level universities in the annual rankings of "America's Best Colleges," released by U.S. News & World Report. For additional information, please visit the College website at

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Statement of advising philosophy for pre-health students
  5. Transcripts
  6. Include contact information for two references on application (referees will receive email asking them to upload reference letter)

Please be prepared to answer the following question on the application: Describe how you function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, and backgrounds.

Preference will be given to applications received by February 22, 2019.

Questions may be directed to:
Dr. Laurel Goj Habgood, Chair, Department of Chemistry
Rollins College

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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