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Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Apply now Job no: 493416
Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Chemistry
Division: Academic Affairs


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Position Summary:

The Department of Chemistry at Rollins College, an ACS accredited, highly selective, comprehensive liberal arts college invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position beginning in August 2023. We seek a colleague with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and experience working in a diverse, inclusive educational environment. The position carries teaching responsibilities mainly in general chemistry and general education courses and may potentially include other courses that meet departmental needs.

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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

Minimum Qualifications and Education: 

  • Ph.D. in chemistry or related field. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in current pedagogical practices with potential to excel in the classroom.
  • Demonstrated understanding that a liberal arts education includes a student-centered undergraduate experience, introduction to the different ways of knowing, and a broader understanding of the world.  
  • Demonstrated potential to effectively educate and mentor a diverse student population. Articulates the ability to contribute to and sustain a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins. 


  • Prior teaching experience or completion of a faculty preparation program.

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 vita
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Provide three reference names, phone numbers, and email addresses on application

**Review of applications will begin on February 10, 2023**

Inquiries can be directed to:
Dr. Ellane J. Park
Chair, Department of Chemistry

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. 

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