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Visiting Assistant Professor, American Politics

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The Department of Political Science at Rollins College invites applications for a one year visiting assistant professor of American politics position, beginning August 2018. We seek a candidate with broad training in American politics and specializations in some combination of political behavior, political communication/information, methodology, and Latino or minority politics. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in a liberal arts institution.

Rollins College, the first institution of higher learning in Florida, is a small liberal arts college in Winter Park, historically emphasizing innovative and quality teaching in a small class setting. We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from minorities and women. Ph.D. at time of appointment is preferred, but ABDs will be considered. Our visitor teaching load is four courses a semester, including introduction to American government and a possible general education course for non-majors.  

Through its mission to create global citizens, 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 (in the online application and throughout the interview process) their ability to contribute to and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment through teaching, scholarship, and service.

Rollins College is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located just north of Orlando, Florida,
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.

Rollins College offers a generous benefits package featuring comprehensive health coverage, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution and full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

To apply, submit your application and upload the following materials by Feb. 20, 2018:

  1. Letter of interest 
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Transcripts
  4. List of three references (referees will receive email asking them to upload reference letter)
  5. Statement of teaching philosophy
  6. Teaching evaluations (if available)

Questions may be directed to: Mike Gunter, Chair, Department of Political Science mgunter@rollins.edu.
Apply link: http://jobs.rollins.edu/cw/en-us/job/492679/visiting-assistant-professor-american-politics

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.


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