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Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology

Rollins College
Winter Park

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
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Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology

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Position Summary:

The Department of Psychology at Rollins College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology position beginning August 2023.

We are seeking an individual trained in experimental psychology or a related specialty with a Ph.D. to join our collaborative, engaged, and inclusive faculty. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience and publication commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor. This faculty member will contribute 8 courses during the 2022-23 academic year: in general, most will be Psychology courses (especially courses that contribute to our Cognitive Neuroscience (CN) and Behavioral and Biological (BB) domains and courses in our statistics and research methods series) with at least one course in Rollins general education, Rollins Conference, or Honors programs. The Rollins Psychology department's laboratory facilities include the Hume House, which is a laboratory preschool, two human behavior suites, and a rat and mouse animal colony. The Rollins Psychology department's laboratory facilities include the Hume House, which is a laboratory preschool, two human behavior suites, and a rat and mouse animal colony.

The successful candidate must be able to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins. We view differences (e.g., nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, perspectives) as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Founded in 1885, Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, 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. Rollins enrolls approximately 3,200 students in diverse degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Rollins ranks #1 or #2 annually among 128 Southern master's-level universities in the annual rankings of "America's Best Colleges," released by U.S. News & World Report. For additional information, please visit the College website at and the Department of Psychology website at

Minimum Qualifications and Education:
  • Ph.D. in experimental psychology or related field.
    Undergraduate teaching experience in at least a Teaching Assistant capacity with potential to excel in the classroom.
  • Demonstrates an understanding that a liberal arts education includes a student-centered undergraduate experience.
  • Ability to effectively educate and mentor a diverse student population.
  • Ability to contribute to and sustain a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins.

  • Prior teaching experience as instructor of record.

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, including a discussion of how you can contribute to a student-centered undergraduate learning community and foster an inclusive learning and working environment
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Evidence of teaching excellence including a statement of teaching philosophy and recent course evaluations
  4. Provide three reference names and email addresses on application - Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates selected for the first round of interviews

**Preference will be given to applications received by January 27, 2023, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled**

Inquiries can be directed to:
Dr. Andrew Luchner
Chair, Department of Psychology
[email protected]

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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