Assistant or Associate Professor, Social Entrepreneurship Rollins College
The Department of Social Entrepreneurship at Rollins College is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, beginning in August 2020. The position involves teaching undergraduate Social Entrepreneurship courses that focus on practical application of business skills to tackle social, political, economic and environmental issues locally, domestically and internationally; the UN Sustainable Development Goals are integrated throughout our coursework. In addition to curriculum development, this position involves participation in assurance of learning (AOL), academic advising, research and service activities; advising and college-level service activities are not required the first year. The ability and willingness to develop and sustain an active research agenda and output is expected.
Social Entrepreneurship courses are interdisciplinary, require active learning strategies (not lecture-reliant) and involve such practices as out-of-the-classroom experiential learning, community engagement projects, human centered design-thinking, business model canvas projects, public poster sessions and pitch competitions.
The Department of Social Entrepreneurship offers the first AACSB-accredited Social Entrepreneurship major in the world, in addition to a Social Entrepreneurship minor. The Social Entrepreneurship major was a designated 2018 semi-finalist for the most prestigious social entrepreneurship education award across the globe, the Ashoka U Innovation Award.
Doctoral degree in Social Entrepreneurship or a closely affiliated discipline, preferably from an AACSB-accredited institution; ABDs will be considered
Graduate coursework, research or professional experience demonstrating the ability to teach our Financing Social Entrepreneurship course and/or our Ethical Sourcing, People and the Planet course (operations/supply chain)
Ability to teach our strategy capstone course titled Planning & Implementation for Social Entrepreneurship, and/or our Financing Social Entrepreneurship course is highly desirable; social entrepreneurship (SE-prefix) core courses, such as our introductory course, Social Entrepreneurship: Leading Change, is an asset
Demonstrated experience with human-centered design thinking, the business model canvas and community-engaged teaching is a plus
Expertise to develop Social Entrepreneurship electives focusing on digital technology, sustainability practices, data analytics for social enterprise or innovation management is an asset
College-level undergraduate teaching experience and ability to link one’s own practical experience with social entrepreneurship to classroom learning strategies is an asset
Rollins College is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located just north of Orlando, Florida, 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. Visit the College website at www.rollins.edu.
Rollins College offers an attractive benefits package featuring comprehensive health coverage, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution and full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.
Candidates may apply online directly through the Rollins College employment website. Apply link:
Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.