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Adjunct, Biostatistician

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Work type: Adjunct
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Biology
Division: Academic Affairs

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Semester:

Fall 2021

Position Summary:

The Department of Biology at Rollins College seeks to hire an adjunct for the Fall 2021 semester to teach a biostatistics course. The Department seeks a candidate with a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate students and qualified applicants will be dedicated to innovative teaching, building relationships, and are welcoming to opportunities that will allow them to work with a diverse campus and community.

The course will be offered from on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30pm to 7:45pm, with a laboratory from 3:30 to 6:30pm of Fridays.

Teaching responsibilities include:

  • Teaching undergraduate students in biostatistics
  • Developing and managing the class syllabus and ensuring that it meets department and College standards.
  • Planning and creating lectures, in-class discussions, and laboratory assignments, with the use of prominent statistical software such as R or SPSS preferred.
  • Grading assigned papers, quizzes, and exams and assessing grades for students based on participation, performance in class, assignments, and examinations.
  • In-person teaching is required as part of this appointment

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants should possess at least a master’s degree in mathematics or biology with a PhD is preferred.
  • Verifiable teaching experience in statistics or biological data management

Through its mission, 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 how they can incorporate diverse identities and viewpoints through their teaching.

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. Statement of teaching philosophy
  3. Curriculum vita
  4. Transcripts
  5. Provide three reference names and email addresses on application

Questions may be directed to Dr. Bobby Fokidis, Search Committee Chair at hfokidis@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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