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Visiting Assistant Professor, Anthropology

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Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Anthropology
Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Department of Anthropology at Rollins College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, beginning August 2024. The successful candidate will teach core courses for the Anthropology program as well as electives drawn from the candidate’s area of specialization. Topical and geographical foci are open but special consideration will be given to candidates with research interests in Africa or Asia. We seek applicants who share our commitment to community engagement and social justice.

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 or ABD in Anthropology.
  • Undergraduate teaching experience in at least a Teaching Assistant capacity with potential to excel in the classroom.
  • Understanding that a liberal arts education includes a student-centered undergraduate experience.
  • Ability to effectively educate and mentor a diverse student population.
  • Ability to contribute to and sustain a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins.

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

  • Letter of interest that includes teaching philosophy
  • Curriculum vita
  • Contact information for three references on application

Review of applications will begin on March 11th and continue until position is filled.

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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