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Visiting Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies

Rollins College
Winter Park, Florida
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Apr 19, 2023

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies

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Position Summary:

The Department of Environmental Studies at Rollins College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning August 2023. We seek a broadly trained teacher/scholar from a scientific field of study with an interest in environmental science to teach two lab-based general education science classes per semester. Applicants with a PhD in Environmental Science, Ecology, Physical Geography, Environmental Chemistry, or Environmental Geology are preferred, but those who are ABD are eligible to apply. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence in a liberal arts institution and working in a diverse and inclusive environment.

Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida's oldest recognized college. Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation's most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities. Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For additional information, please visit the College website at

Minimum Qualifications and Education:

• Doctorate or ABD in Environmental Studies, Ecology, Physical Geography, Environmental Chemistry, or Environmental Geology.
• Commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence in general education courses.


• Prior teaching experience.

Instructions to Applicants:

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

• Letter of interest: Rollins is committed to creating a just, diverse, and inclusive learning community. In your letter, discuss how you can contribute to this commitment through your teaching, scholarship, service (at the college, community, and professional levels), and presence on campus. Include examples of ways you have addressed this commitment in your previous and current experience or would like to in the future.
• Curriculum vita
• Provide three reference names, phone numbers, and email addresses on the application
**Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled**

About Rollins College:

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

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.

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