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Visiting Assistant Professor, Computer Science

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

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Service Months:

9

Position Summary:

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Rollins College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning in August 2021. The area of specialization is open.

Our dynamic department is looking for a colleague who is excited about teaching and mentoring in a growing program 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.  We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about encouraging women and people in other underrepresented groups to pursue computer science.

A PhD in computer science or a related area is preferred. Candidates with a Master’s degree may be considered for a Visiting Lecturer position.

Our students and alumni attain positions at some of the world's leading technology companies and government labs, including Apple, Amazon, EA, Los Alamos National Laboratories, and NASA. Other recent students are attending graduate programs at Georgia Tech, Johns Hopkins, and Harvard, among others.

Rollins is nationally recognized for its engaged approach to liberal education. Our students are active in the community and passionate about the future of computer science. For example, one group of recent students developed an after-school coding program that received funding from Google. Others are pursuing active research collaborations with Central Florida nonprofits. In addition to traditional disciplinary scholarship, our department values both community-engaged projects and research that advances computer science education.

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 www.rollins.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement on teaching philosophy
  4. Provide three reference names and email addresses on application. 

Questions may be directed to Dr. Dan Myers, chair of the search committee, at dmyers@rollins.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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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