Visiting Assistant Professor, French

Position Summary:


The Department of Global Languages and Cultures at Rollins, a private liberal arts college in central Florida, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position to teach French language courses at all levels and other topic courses, beginning Fall 2021. The position is open to a generalist, particularly those with knowledge of pedagogical content development, second language acquisition, curricular design, and innovative methods and approaches in language teaching.


Special preference will be given to those candidates with experience in study abroad, service learning, as well as instructional technology in language instruction. The preferred candidate will be able to make meaningful contributions and increase the diversity of the Department´s course offerings as well as across campus programs, such as African and African American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, as well as the Latin American & Caribbean Studies.


Job requirements:


  • A Ph.D. in French at the time of the appointment
  • Native or near-native fluency in French and English
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in the liberal arts
  • Verifiable teaching experience in the liberal arts
  • Capability to offer courses for heritage speakers and non-traditional students
  • Ability to contribute to, help foster, and sustain a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins.

The teaching load is 4/4. One-year contract with possibility to renew.


The mission of the Department of Global Languages & Cultures is to help you improve in the four basic skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in foreign languages. You will develop abilities in the languages you study and also in their associated traditions, literatures and cultures. To learn more, please visit:


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. TO learn more, please visit:


Special Instructions to Applicants:


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


  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement
  • Three sets of teaching evaluations from the past five years
  • Provide three reference names and email addresses on application

Questions may be directed to:

Patricia Tomé

Chair of the Global Languages and Cultures Department

Rollins College


Preference will be given to candidates who apply by April 15, 2021. Review of candidates will begin on April 30, 2021.  The position is open until 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.

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