Job no: 493335
Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Division: Academic Affairs
FLSA Status: Exempt
Service Months: 9
The Department of Economics is seeking applicants for a position of a Visiting Assistant Professor (two-year appointment), beginning in August 2022.
The teaching load is four classes per semester and the assignment includes teaching core courses for the Economics major, as well as introductory courses for non-majors that contribute to the college's general education program, and, possibly, courses for the evening program in the Hamilton Holt School.
The Department offers a unique program that considers economic behavior in economic history and alternative economic perspectives, along with traditional economic analysis. More information about the department and the college's innovative general education program can be found at: https://www.rollins.edu/economics/ and https://www.rollins.edu/rollins-foundations-liberal-arts/.
The successful candidates should practice inclusive and engaged pedagogy; have teaching interests that incorporate alternative conceptual and ideological perspectives and are willing to teach Contemporary Economic Policy, Principles of Economics, Statistics, and have an interest in Public Economics or Labor Economics or Environmental Economics, or another applied microeconomics field.
Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida's oldest recognized college. Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential 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. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities. Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For additional information, please visit the College website at www.rollins.edu.
Minimum Qualifications and Education:
• Ph.D. preferred but ABD will be considered
• Preferred: Demonstrated excellence in teaching in the liberal arts at the instructor level or above for one or more semesters
In order to plan and keep our campus as safe as possible during the pandemic, it is imperative that we know how many employees are vaccinated. New employees will need to report their vaccination status within 3 days of their start date.
Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:
1. Letter of interest that addresses the teaching philosophy, an interest in teaching at a liberal arts institution and the approach to inclusive pedagogy
2. Curriculum vita
3. Teaching evaluations for most recently taught courses (if applicable)
4. Contact information for three references on application
**Review of applicants will begin on July 10 and continue until position is filled. Priority will be given to those who apply by the date**
Inquiries can be directed to:
Dr. Martina Vidovic
Chair, Department of Economics
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.
Advertised: 15 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
To apply, please visit: https://jobs.rollins.edu/en-us/job/493335/visiting-assistant-professor-economics
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