Visiting Assistant Professor, American Literature (Rollins College)

The Department of English at Rollins College invites applications for a one-year replacement position for a specialist in American Literature beginning Fall 2016. The teaching schedule of    six courses over two semesters will include literature electives in the candidate’s area of specialization, an upper-level class in American literature after 1850, and at least one section of first-year writing. Courses include traditional and non-traditional students. A Ph.D. in American Literature is preferred; ABD may be considered.

Founded in 1885, Rollins College is a highly selective, comprehensive liberal arts college with approximately 1930 undergraduate students and a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1. Rollins is SACS and AACSB accredited. Ninety-four percent of Rollins’ 221 full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field. 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. Rollins is Florida’s oldest recognized College. For the 20th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rollins among the top two regional universities in the South and first in Florida in its annual rankings of “Best Colleges.”

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.

Interested candidates must apply online through the Rollins’ employment website.
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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.