Company Name:

Rollins College


Winter Park, Florida

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Behavioral Medicine, Cognitive Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Assistant/Associate Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 2, 2019

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Position Summary:

The Department of Psychology at Rollins College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology position beginning August 2020. We are seeking an experimental psychologist trained in biological, behavioral, or cognitive psychology or a related specialty with a Ph.D. expected by August 2020 to join our collaborative, engaged, and inclusive faculty.

The successful candidate will contribute 6 courses per academic year: in general, 5 Psychology courses (especially courses that contribute to our biological and behavioral (BB) or cognitive neuroscience (CN) domains and courses in our statistics and research methods and/or perspectives in psychology series) and 1 course in Rollins general education, Rollins Conference, or Honors programs. We are also seeking someone who can develop courses in their area of specialization and demonstrates potential for a productive program of research. The Rollins Psychology department’s laboratory facilities include two human behavior suites, a rat and mouse animal colony, and the Child Development & Student Research Center (Hume House), a laboratory preschool.

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:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application an upload the following materials:

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. Evidence of teaching excellence including a statement of teaching philosophy and recent course evaluations

3. Description of research interests, including any non-routine equipment needs and the ability to involve undergraduates in your research

4. Curriculum vitae

5. Contact information for three references (letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates selected for phone interviews).

Inquiries should be sent to Dr. Alice Davidson, Chair, Department of Psychology, 1000 Holt Avenue - 2760, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL 32789; e-mail:

Preference will be given to applications received by October 1, 2019, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Our Values:

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

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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