Assistant Professor, Computer Science

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Work type: Faculty (Tenure-Track)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Mathematics & Computer Science
Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Rollins College invites applications for a computer science position at the assistant level, beginning in August 2018. 

Our small, dynamic department is looking for a colleague who is excited about teaching and mentoring at a liberal arts college. The successful applicant should be able to teach a variety of computer science courses, ranging from introductory level to advanced undergraduate, and show an interest in developing courses that serve other majors and our college’s general education program.  We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about encouraging women and people in other underrepresented groups to pursue computer science. Ph. D in computer science.

Our students and alumni can be found doing internships at NASA, Homeland Security, and at Los Alamos National Laboratories; in graduate school at The University of California-Irvine, Notre Dame University, and The University of Central Florida; and employed at Git Hub, Amazon, and Microsoft.  Current students have won a Google Ignite grant and are teaching programming to elementary age students. Others teamed up with Tesla-Solar City to organize a meet-up for creating applications and devices devoted to sustainability issues.

Our new colleague will be expected to establish a record of scholarly activity. The department encourages student-faculty collaboration and commitment to involvement with student groups, campus activities, and department and college decision making.

Through its mission to create global citizens, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces diversity and inclusion; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply. All candidates should be prepared to address (in the online application and throughout the interview process) their ability to contribute to and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment through teaching, scholarship, and service.

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:

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

  1. Curriculum vita
  2. Statement of teaching philosophy
  3. Statement of research interest
  4. List of three references

Questions may be directed to:

Julie R. Carrington, PhD

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017.

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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