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Lecturer, English

Apply now Job no: 493598
Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: English
Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Department of English invites applications for 2 full-time, non-tenure-track faculty positions, beginning fall term 2024. We are seeking dynamic teachers with demonstrated experience designing courses in academic writing.

Lecturers in English teach 4 classes per semester, 3 courses in first-year writing and another in your specialty. Writing courses are typically capped at 16 students. Our first-year writing curriculum allows considerable freedom to design courses with a topic of your choice. Lecturers are not required to do research and have limited service requirements, but have full access to faculty development opportunities, including support from our Endeavour Center for Teaching and Learning and grants for travel and professional development. Lecturers at Rollins have the opportunity to advance to the position of Senior Lecturer.

Our department is actively in conversation about how generative AI tools will reshape what we mean by “writing competency” and we’re excited to welcome new voices into that discussion.

Rollins College requires its faculty to have a strong commitment to teaching and curriculum development and show promise of pedagogical innovation and educational leadership.  The successful candidate must be able to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins College. We view differences (e.g., nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, perspectives) as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

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

Minimum Qualifications and Education: 

PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, PhD in English, or MFA in Creative Writing preferred; related PhDs in the humanities considered with demonstrated experience teaching academic writing.

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 demonstrating your experience teaching courses in writing and how your field of interest informs your teaching philosophy and course design.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Names and email addresses of three references. (Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates selected for short-list Microsoft Teams interviews.)

**Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications desiring preferential consideration should apply by February 26, 2024.**

Diversity & Inclusion at Rollins:


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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