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Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology

Apply now Job no: 493617
Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Biology
Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Department of Biology at Rollins College invites applications for a 2-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology with expertise in Marine Biology, beginning August 2024 and continuing until May of 2026. Area of specialization is open, with a preference for candidates who can contribute marine biology expertise beyond that of our current faculty (see our departmental website at www.rollins.edu/biology).

The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence both in the classroom and in the field. Teaching responsibilities will include our General Biology series for majors, marine biology courses for majors, an advanced course in their area of expertise, and developing and teaching a general education course for non-science majors. A Ph.D. in Marine Biology or in the biological sciences with an emphasis in marine biology is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Review of applications will begin March 20, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy with emphasis on a commitment and desire to teach undergraduates; and (3) a curriculum vitae. The names and contact information of three references will also be required. Questions about this position may be directed to Dr. Jay Pieczynski, Search Committee Chair at jpieczynski@rollins.edu.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces diversity and inclusion; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply. All candidates should be prepared to address how they can incorporate diverse identities and viewpoints through their teaching and/or scholarship.

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 www.rollins.edu.

Minimum Qualifications and Education: 

  • PH.D. in Marine Biology or the biological sciences with and emphasis in marine biology is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Instructions to Applicants:

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

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vita
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy with emphasis on a commitment and desire to teach undergraduates
  • Contact information for three references on application

Review of applications will begin on March 20th and continue until position is filled.

Questions about this position may be directed to:

Dr. Jay Pieczynski, Search Committee Chair
jpieczynski@rollins.edu

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. 

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Service Months:

9

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
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