As we enter the second year of campus-growth initiative, we are now inviting faculty applications in several areas.
In 2017-18, New College completed the first year of its multiyear campus-growth initiative funded by the State of Florida. During this period, the college hired 15 new full-time, tenure-track faculty, expanded academic and student support services, and implemented a new enrollment management strategy. The goal is to increase the size of the student body to 1,200 students.
As we enter the second year of this initiative, we invite applications in the following areas. Active postings are linked in the page below and you will be prompted to create an account to view them.
Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College is a nationally recognized, selective public honors college with a 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in teaching and research and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship.
New College of Florida is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Candidates from underrepresented groups or whose knowledge or skills can support an inclusive learning environment are especially encouraged to apply. Consistent with law and its respect for personal dignity, the college does not discriminate against applicants for employment based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. In accordance with state law, all employees are subject to a background check at the time of hiring. EOE/AA/ADA/WMA.
New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Applied Statistics, starting in August, 2019. A Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related field by the start date is required. We seek an individual to contribute to an innovative data science program in a liberal arts context. Candidates must be passionate about designing and teaching courses and guiding research at both the master’s and undergraduate level in a highly interdisciplinary setting. In addition to teaching, the successful applicant will be capable of establishing a productive research program.
Responsible for teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities.The teaching load is two classes per semester, plus supervision of tutorials, independent study projects, senior theses and master’s level projects. The College is especially interested in candidates who wish to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching, scholarship and service. Candidates from underrepresented groups, women, and those whose knowledge or skills support an inclusive culture and learning environment are especially encouraged to apply.
New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor focusing on Constitutional Law and Political Theory. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Political Science, Philosophy, or related field, teaching experience and career interest in liberal arts teaching, and a vibrant research agenda. The successful candidate will offer a constitutional law sequence of courses in addition to contributions elsewhere in the curriculum. While we are open with regard to research and teaching interests in constitutional law and related areas, we would look especially favorably on candidates who focus on civil rights and civil liberties. The ability to teach courses in jurisprudence, gender and politics, or race and ethnic politics is strongly preferred as well. The candidate must have completed the Ph.D. by the start of employment in August 2019.
The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials. Faculty members also provide academic advising, supervise independent study projects, sponsor senior theses, and serve on baccalaureate committees. Professors are expected to maintain a program of research or creative work. We are particularly interested in candidates with a commitment to innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching.
The Division of Humanities at New College of Florida invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing beginning in August 2019. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for following years.
Candidates must possess either an MFA or a Ph.D. in creative writing, and a substantive record of publication. While the area of specialization is open, candidates must be able to teach in more than one genre or area. New College values collaborative and interdisciplinary work; candidates should be enthusiastic about working in a liberal arts environment and eager to build connections with colleagues and students in multiple disciplines. The candidate would be responsible for helping to develop and grow a new program in creative writing, including playing a role in selecting and supervising a writer in residence. The position offers unusually broad opportunities to design new courses and develop new curriculum.
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Epidemiology and Global Public Health
New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Epidemiology and Global Public Health starting in August, 2019. A Ph.D. or similar terminal degree in epidemiology, public health science, or a related field is required by the time of appointment. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching and research. Postdoctoral research and teaching experience are preferred, including any obtained during residency or professional appointments. This position is one of several new faculty lines for 2019, including one in Medical Anthropology and another in Medical Humanities, as part of an exciting multi-year campus-growth initiative funded by the State of Florida (https://www.ncf.edu/about/growth-2024/).
Responsible for teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities.The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring of individual and group tutorials. In addition, faculty members provide academic advising, supervise Independent Study Projects (ISPs), sponsor undergraduate theses/projects, and serve on baccalaureate committees. The successful candidate should have a commitment to innovative liberal arts education at every level and engage in an active research program that involves undergraduates.
New College of Florida invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Mathematics to run through May, 2020. Preference will be given to applicants who could start in January 2019. The Visiting Assistant Professor in Math is responsible for teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities.
The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials, independent study projects, and senior theses. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching.
New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track position in Medical Anthropology. We are seeking a theoretically engaged scholar who works at the intersection of biological and cultural anthropology. Candidates should have teaching experience, a career interest in liberal arts education, and a vibrant research agenda. Geographic area is open. The person filling this position will be expected to teach courses in medical anthropology, biological anthropology, and cultural courses within his or her field of expertise. The candidate must have completed the Ph.D. by the start of employment in August 2019.
The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials. Faculty members also provide academic advising, supervise independent study projects, sponsor senior theses, and serve on baccalaureate committees. Professors are expected to maintain an active program of research and publication. We are particularly interested in candidates with a commitment to innovative liberal arts teaching. New College is in a period of growth, and we are adding faculty lines across the college over the next several years; this position is part of the second year of this plan.
New College of Florida invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities, field open. Ph.D. in an appropriate field with degree completed at time of appointment is expected. The goal for this position is to contribute a humanistic, qualitative, and historical perspective to a health cluster that includes new positions in Medical Anthropology and in Epidemiology and Global Health. This position is renewable up to 3 years.
New College faculty collaborate with colleagues in their home disciplines and contribute to the college’s liberal arts curriculum more broadly, including established interdisciplinary areas in International Studies (Asian, Caribbean and Latin American, European); Environmental Studies; Gender Studies; Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and emerging clusters in Health, Human and Artificial Intelligence, Migration and Borders, Sustainability, and Visual and Performing Arts. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop courses that build upon scholarly expertise, contribute to a vibrant undergraduate liberal arts curriculum, and help define and explore Medical Humanities at New College. A joint-appointment in a related area is possible as appropriate.
Areas of teaching and/or scholarship might include: conceptions of health and illness; the history of science and medicine and/or broader histories of embodiment, magic, and/or the scientific revolution; medical knowledge and practices from regions beyond western Europe particularly the Americas, Africa, and/or Asia; the ethics of health choices and medical practices or technologies; the visual and/or material culture of medicine, health and embodiment; intersections of medicine with race and gender/sexuality; dis/ability and embodiment; LGBTQ health and embodiment; and law and bodily regulation.
The Division of Humanities at New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure -track position in History of Philosophy beginning August 2019. AOS: History of philosophy, with expertise in early modern European philosophy and at least one non-European philosophical tradition. AOC: Medieval philosophy.
New College offers a Philosophy major as well as opportunities for combined majors Many students across the college majors take several philosophy courses. Our program stresses both historical grounding and familiarity with recent philosophy in both the analytic and European continental traditions, and the development of students’ own perspectives in effective philosophical thinking and writing. Current faculty have strengths in history of philosophy, epistemology, ethics and political philosophy, aesthetics, and feminist philosophy. Institutional support for Philosophy now allows us to add a fourth full-time tenure-line position and to extend our course offerings and research expertise beyond European traditions for the first time.
Our new colleague will join us in developing our expanded curriculum, taking the lead in their areas of expertise. We welcome diverse perspectives in philosophy, and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration. An early modernist, for example, will find ready colleagues in our Medieval/Renaissance program (which hosts a large international conference biannually), and someone working outside the European tradition will find colleagues in multiple fields across the college. New College’s universal senior thesis requirement puts us in position to work with interesting, engaged students on extensive (year-long) advanced projects. Faculty also regularly interact with students in tutorials and extracurricular activities.
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