Visiting Assistant Professor, English

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Visiting Assistant Professor, English



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Position Summary:

The Rollins College Department of English seeks candidates for a one-year, full-time, non-tenure track faculty teaching position, beginning fall term 2023. Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition preferred; Ph.D. in a related field, ABD, or M.F.A. considered, given sufficient experience teaching first-year writing. Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load: six sections per year of first-year writing and two general education courses in literature or writing. First-year writing classes are small and capped at seventeen students. The successful candidate will have a record of teaching excellence in college composition and a willingness to work with and contribute to the first-year writing team at Rollins. Visiting Assistant Professors receive travel funding and opportunities for professional development; they are welcomed and encouraged to participate in department and college life.

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:




  • Master's degree in Rhetoric and Composition or in a related field.
  • Experience teaching first-year composition or academic writing at the college level.
  • Demonstrated ability to create an effective syllabus and course design for a first-year composition course.
  • Effectiveness in the classroom, as evidenced in the materials and campus visit.




  • Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or ABD or M.F.A. in a related field.
  • Teaching experience focused on thesis-driven and research-based arguments.

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



  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Provide three reference names, phone numbers, and email addresses on the application

**Preference will be given to applications received by April 10, 2023. Screening will begin on April 11, 2023 and 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 here.

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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