Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 09, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary:

The Department of Sociology at Rollins College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, beginning August 2021. The position is renewable for up to three years, based on performance. Area of specialization is open, but the applicants should be able to teach two of the following three courses: Sociological Theory, Race and Ethnic Relations, Elementary Statistics. The successful candidate will teach a regular load of eight courses per year, including a range of undergraduate courses for majors and non-majors, and one course yearly for the general education program. Candidates should be able to contribute to the mission of the department, which emphasizes the enduring presence of race, class, and gender inequalities.

Ph.D. in sociology at the time of appointment is preferred; A.B.D. considered. The successful candidate must have teaching experience and be committed to excellent undergraduate teaching.

The Department of Sociology supports the Rollins College mission of providing students with a high-quality liberal arts education and preparing students for active citizenship in a global society. 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

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

Letter of interest describing teaching experience and interests

Curriculum vitae

Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Provide three reference names and email addresses on application.

Questions may be directed to to Amy Armenia, Department Chair at


Full applications should be made online by February 1, 2021. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


Our Values:

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.


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.