Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics

Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jul 06, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Business in the College of Liberal Arts at Rollins College is seeking applicants for a two-year visiting position in Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2021.

 

The position includes teaching undergraduate required Economics course in the Department of Business. The ability to teach other courses is highly desirable. Other responsibilities of the positions may include advising, program and curriculum development, assurance of learning (AOL), service activities, and general education. The willingness to teach blended and evening courses is also expected.

 

The minimum requirement is a doctorate in Economics or a closely affiliated discipline, preferably from an AACSB accredited institution – ABDs will be considered. Some college-level teaching and practical experience is highly desirable. Candidates must have the ability to develop and deliver curriculum; meet the demands of the position in a timely manner; and assess student learning outcomes. In addition, candidates should have strong oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must be able to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

 

AACSB International accredits the undergraduate business programs at Rollins College. The Department of Business offers undergraduate majors in Business Management and International Business. The Business Management major is offered to both Day and Evening Students.

 

The normal teaching load will be the equivalent of eight courses a year, typically four courses per semester. Rollins College is committed to liberal education and expects all faculty to contribute to the general education programs of the college. Summer teaching may be available through the evening program.

 

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

 

Nationally recognized for our commitment to community engagement, service, and social responsibility, Rollins seeks candidates who are committed to integrating these values into their roles at the College. For more information about these efforts at Rollins, visit the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement website, http://www.rollins.edu/leadership-community-engagement/

 

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

 

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

https://jobs.rollins.edu/en-us/job/493186/visiting-assistant-professor-economics

 

Letter of interest

Curriculum vitae

Evidence of teaching excellence including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample course evaluations

Provide three reference names and email addresses on application.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Timothy Pett, chair of the search committee, at tpett@rollins.edu.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and 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.