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International Affairs Adjunct Pool

Employer
Rollins College
Location
Winter Park, FL
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Specialty
Other
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
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Position Summary:

The Department of International Affairs (INAF) in the Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College invites interested individuals to apply for adjunct faculty positions in the INAF evening program. Ideal applicants will have a master's or Ph.D. in a degree related to international affairs, be dedicated to innovative teaching, and be welcoming to opportunities that will allow them to work with a diverse campus and community.

We are looking for adjuncts to teach required courses in the International Affairs major, including Introduction to International Affairs and International Political Economy, as well as upper-level electives for INAF majors and minors related to different topical areas and geographical regions. Courses are offered in the evenings, beginning at 6 PM, and are blended learning environments.

This is a continuous recruitment effort to develop an applicant pool that can fill in on an as-needed basis. Applications, letters of interest, and other supporting materials will be reviewed as positions become available. Depending on the course, up to 22 students may be enrolled.

Teaching responsibilities include:
  • Teaching undergraduate students in a specific field of expertise related to International Affairs
  • Developing and managing the class syllabus and ensuring that the syllabus meets department and college standards
  • Utilizing project-based, experiential learning techniques
  • Planning and creating lectures, in-class discussions, and assignments
  • Grading assignments: papers, quizzes, projects, exams, etc.
  • Assessing grades for students based on participation, performance in class, and assignments
  • Collaborating with department colleagues on course curriculum
  • Advising students on how to be successful in class

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.

Minimum Qualifications and Education:
  • Ph.D. or Master's degree related to the area of teaching.
  • Preferred: Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in the liberal arts.
  • Preferred: Verifiable teaching experience.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:
  • Letter of interest indicating:
  • (A) Topic ideas for an international affairs-related elective course (this should be a topic you have expertise in and can develop a course for; it need not be a course on the major map)

AND
  • (B) Which INAF core/required courses you are qualified and interested in teaching (information about course offerings can be found here)
  • Curriculum vita
  • Past student evaluations (if possible)
  • List of references on the application

Please direct any questions to Dr. Rachel Newcomb, Chair of the Department of Anthropology and Director of the Holt International Affairs program at rnewcomb@rollins.edu.

Applications will be accepted continuously and are processed upon the receipt of all official documents while the posting is active. Selected applicants will be contacted as positions become available and screenings will continue until positions are filled.

Diversity & Inclusion at Rollins:

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.

FLSA Status:

Exempt

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