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Assistant Professor, Asian Religions

Apply now Job no: 493379
Work type: Faculty (Tenure-Track)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Philosophy & Religion
Division: Academic Affairs

 

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Position Summary:

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Rollins College invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Religion with specialization in Asian Religions, beginning Fall 2023. Teaching load is 6 courses per year, including a survey of Asian Religions, introductory Buddhism courses, general education courses in the candidate’s fields of interest, and Senior Seminar courses on rotation. We encourage candidates to propose courses within their specialty. We are an active and collegial department, committed to DEI.

Strong applicants will persuasively articulate the value of studying religion in the Liberal Arts setting. Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in Religious Studies (Applications from individuals who are ABD will be accepted). Evidence of successful teaching experience in Religious Studies.

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 www.rollins.edu.

Minimum Qualifications and Education: 

  • Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in Religious Studies (ABDs will be accepted).
  • Evidence of successful teaching experience in Religious Studies.

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 of teaching philosophy which includes a discussion of your approach to inclusive pedagogy
  4. Evidence of successful teaching (i.e. teaching evaluations, awards, syllabi, etc.)
  5. Three references, including names and email addresses on application

** Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2022**

Inquiries can be directed to:
Dr. Todd French
TFRENCH@Rollins.edu

About Rollins College:

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. to learn more, please click here.

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. 

Benefits &
Perks:

  • Paid Holidays and College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
  • FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 
  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
  • Discover what it's like to live in Orlando: Live, Work, Play and Learn
  • Plus More!

Click here to review our full benefits package.

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Service
Months:

9

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