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Economics Adjunct Pool

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

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Position Summary:

The Department of Economics at Rollins College invites interested individuals to apply for adjunct faculty positions for the Spring 2022 semester. The opportunities to teach include core courses such as principles of economics, intermediate microeconomics and/or macroeconomics, statistics, as well as elective courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The department serves both traditional and non-traditional students and teaching assignments include teaching in the evening program.

Successful applicants will have professional and/or scholarly experience in Economics, be dedicated to innovative teaching and building relationships, and are welcoming to opportunities that will allow them to work with a diverse campus and community.

This is a continuous recruitment effort to develop an applicant pool that can fill in on an as-needed basis. Applications, letters of interest, and other supporting materials will be reviewed as positions become available.

Teaching responsibilities include:

  • Teaching undergraduate students in a specific field of expertise
  • Developing and managing the class syllabus and ensuring that the syllabus meets department and college standards
  • Planning and creating lectures, in-class discussions, and assignments
  • Grading assigned papers, quizzes, projects and exams
  • Assessing grades for students based on participation, performance in class, assignments
  • Collaborating with department colleagues on course curriculum
  • Advising students on how to be successful in class
  • Late afternoon and/or evening assignments may be required as part of this appointment

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 www.rollins.edu.

Minimum Qualifications and Education: 

  • Ph.D. or Master's degree in Economics is required for teaching in undergraduate programs.
  • Preferred: One or more semesters of experience teaching in a higher education setting
  • Preferred: Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in the liberal arts

Instructions to Applicants:

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

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Teaching evaluations for most recently taught course (if applicable)
  4. List of references on application

Questions may be directed to: Martina Vidovic, Chair of the Economics Department
Email: mvidovic@rollins.edu

**Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and are processed upon the receipt of all official documents while the posting is active. Selected applicants will be contacted as positions become available and screenings will continue until positions are 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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