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Law & Ethics of Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation Adjunct

Rollins College
Winter Park

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Law & Ethics of Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation Adjunct

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Position Summary:

The Department of Social Entrepreneurship at Rollins College invites interested individuals to apply for an adjunct faculty position teaching one undergraduate course - Law & Ethics of Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation - in the spring 2024 semester. This course is a required course for the Social Entrepreneurship major at Rollins. Approximately 18-20 students will take the course. It is possible to arrange teaching early in the morning to avoid conflicts with outside work schedules. This class is not offered in the evening.

The Law & Ethics course introduces the legal tools, frameworks, and implications of social innovation and entrepreneurship. Students learn basic legal content (constitutional, international, intellectual property, contract, and environmental), and legal status options for change making businesses and organizations. Students analyze international social, environmental, and economic movements shaping law and policy, and consider ethical theories relating to business operations.

The Social Entrepreneurship major is AACSB-accredited and combines business skill sets; entrepreneurial thinking and action; cutting-edge problem-solving methodologies; and understanding of current economic, political, cultural, and environmental issues. Ideal applicants will have professional experience related to Social Entrepreneurship, be dedicated to innovative teaching and building relationships, and are welcoming to opportunities that will allow them to work with a diverse campus and community. Applications, letters of interest, and other supported materials will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Teaching responsibilities include:
  • Teaching the Law & Ethics of Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation course to undergraduate students
  • 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: homework, 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

Minimum Qualifications and Education:
  • J.D., LLM, Ph.D., or Master's related to law or business, with combined JD/MBA preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of social entrepreneurship
  • Preferred: Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in the liberal arts
  • Preferred: Verifiable undergraduate teaching experience

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:
  1. Letter of interest indicating indicating one's academic and professional qualifications to teach the Law & Ethics of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation course
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Past student evaluations (if possible)
  4. List of references on application

Questions may be directed to:
Tonia Warnecke
Chair of the Department of Social Entrepreneurship

**Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and are processed upon the receipt of all official documents while the posting is active. Screenings will continue until position is 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.

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