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Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Apply now Job no: 493649
Work type: Faculty (Tenure-Track)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Mathematics & Computer Science
Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Rollins College invites applications for a tenure-track computer science position at the assistant level, beginning in August 2025. The area of specialization is open. Our dynamic department is looking for a colleague who is excited about teaching and mentoring at a liberal arts college. The successful applicant should be able to teach a variety of computer science courses, ranging from introductory level to advanced undergraduate, and show an interest in developing courses that serve the college’s general education program.

Our alumni have obtained leading industry positions, including roles at Apple, LAIKA Studios, Cloudflare, Los Alamos National Laboratories, NASA and the Seattle Mariners. Other recent students are attending graduate programs at Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, UCF, and Virginia Tech among others. Our students are active in the community and passionate about the future of computer science.

Our new colleague will be expected to establish a record of research activity. The department encourages student-faculty collaboration and values a broad approach to scholarship, including work that enhances teaching and projects that engage with the community.

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 computer science or a closely related field such as computer engineering.
    • Outstanding candidates with terminal degrees in other areas may be considered if they have a history of teaching and research work consistent with appointment as a tenure-track computer science professor.
    • ABD candidates will be given full consideration if they plan to receive the Ph.D. prior to the start date.
  • Ability or desire to teach most or all core traditional computer science courses below the 400-level.
  • Ability or desire to develop and sustain a research program that can incorporate undergraduate students.
  • Demonstrated or articulated commitment to teaching excellence, preferably in the liberal arts.
  • Ability or desire to contribute to, help foster, 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:

  1. Letter of interest including your motivation to work at a liberal arts institution
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy including courses you would be excited to develop and teach
  4. Provide three reference names and email addresses on application

Inquiries can be directed to:
Dr. Valerie Summet
Chair of the search committee
vsummet@rollins.edu

Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the 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. 

Benefits &
Perks:

  • Paid Holidays and College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance (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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