Assistant Professor - Interdisciplinary (Dialogues of Learning)

Boca Raton, Florida
Feb 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Lynn University is an independent, innovative college based in warm, sunny Boca Raton, Florida. We're consistently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For" in such areas as compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; and respect and appreciation.

Our nearly 3,000 students hail from approximately 100 countries and nearly all 50 states, making Lynn one of the top five most international schools for our size. Our campus is a melting pot of cultures and beliefs, and we pride ourselves on our ability to embrace new ideas.

As a Lynn employee, you'll be free to think differently. You'll enjoy on-campus events and workshops that aim to reduce stress and celebrate community. And most importantly, you'll be doing your part to build a better future.

Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences to teach in the University's four-year interdisciplinary core curriculum, The Dialogues of Learnings. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, this position requires the candidate to teach interdisciplinary courses in the two main thematic areas Belief and Reason, and Justice and Civic Life. The faculty member will actively contribute to the curriculum through course development and teaching. In addition, this position will involve academic advising, College and University service, as well as professional and scholarly contributions. Faculty at Lynn University integrate technology into the classroom and courses in the core curriculum are taught utilizing a multi-touch book and iPad.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach students in undergraduate programs
  • Teach the University's four-year interdisciplinary core curriculum, The Dialogues of Learning
  • Develop and review syllabi
  • Advise students within multiple majors
  • Collaborate with faculty on educational programs
  • Perform other departmental and University services
  • Contribute to the internal and external missions of Lynn University through committee membership and faculty development 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Masters and/or Doctorate degree in a discipline appropriate to the position. Preference may be given to candidates with interdisciplinary teaching experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Accreditation and equal opportunity

Lynn University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, veteran status, retirement status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431; via email at; by phone at +1 561-237-7727 or to the U.S. Dept. of Education OCR.

Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2016 Lynn University 08/16.

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