Visiting Assistant Professor, Public Health

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Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Hamilton Holt School, Health Professions
Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program at Rollins College is seeking applicants for a visiting position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2022.

The position includes teaching graduate courses in the MPH program in the Hamilton Holt School. The ability to teach an array of public health courses is highly desirable. Other responsibilities of the positions may include advising, program and curriculum development, and assurance of learning (AOL). The willingness to teach blended and evening courses is expected. This is a one-year contract with the possibility to renew.

Minimum Qualifications and Skillsets: 

  • DrPH, PhD in public health or a closely related discipline, or a doctorate in another field with an MPH. ABD’s (all-but- dissertation) will be considered if all doctoral coursework has been completed by the start of employment.
  • Some college-level teaching (graduate and undergraduate) is preferred. Professional experience outside of academia is desirable.
  • Ability to develop and deliver curriculum; meet the demands of the position in a timely manner; and assess student learning outcomes.
  • Familiarity with blended (or hybrid) teaching methods is desirable. Teaching in a highly interactive manner with students is part of the hallmark Rollins experience.
  • Ability to teach biostatistics is desirable.
  • Possesses strong oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills. Candidates are expected to be up to date on current topics in public health.
  • Ability to translate theory and concepts and apply it to realistic public health applications.

Our College 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. 

About Rollins College:

The MPH Program at Rollins College is in the Department of Health Professions houses. Currently, courses are offered in the evenings and the department offers an undergraduate major in Health Leadership and a MS in Applied Behavioral Analysis. You can find additional information regarding our MPH program on the program’s website at

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

Nationally recognized for our commitment to community engagement, service, and social responsibility, Rollins seeks candidates who are committed to integrating these values into their roles at the College. For more information about these efforts at Rollins, visit the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement website,

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 addressing your background, your interest in the position, your views on public health, and why Rollins is a good fit for you.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Evidence of teaching excellence including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample course evaluations (if applicable).
  4. Provide three reference names and email addresses on application.

**The position is open until filled.**

Inquiries can be directed to:
Dr. Allen Johnson
Chair, Search Committee
Director, Master of Public Health

COVID-19 Information:

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. To learn more about Rollins effort about the College’s response to COVID-19, please click here.

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