Faculty Positions

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing women and supporting a diverse community.

For more information about the positions listed below, please contact:
Betty Dooley
Assistant to the Vice President, Academic Affairs
540-362-6491
vpaa@hollins.edu

Please note that for faculty positions other than those listed below, curriculum vitaes should be submitted to vpaa@hollins.edu.

Last updated: 04/28/15


Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of Biology With Cellular and Molecular Focus

(posted 03/27/15)

The Biology Department at Hollins University seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of Biology with training in cellular and molecular biology. This is a full-time, visiting faculty position beginning July 2015, with possibility of continuation based on incumbent’s satisfactory performance and institutional need.

Applicants must be able to teach a lecture/laboratory course in introductory cell and molecular biology (one of four core courses for the biology major) and an upper-level genetics course. Successful applicants will also be expected to teach a non-majors’ course in cell biology or genetics and/or a lecture/laboratory course in their field of specialization that will support the biology curriculum.

Ph.D. degree is preferred by time of appointment. Applications are sought from candidates who share Hollins’ commitment to preparing students for leadership opportunities in a broadly diverse, global society. Candidates seeking to broaden their experience with college-level teaching in a liberal arts setting are encouraged to apply. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to vpaa@hollins.edu. Questions about the position and the curriculum should be directed to Dr. Morgan Wilson (mwilson@hollins.edu). Application review will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by April 10, 2015 will receive full consideration.


Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of Economics

(posted 03/05/15)

The Economics and Business Department at Hollins University seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of Economics position. This is a full-time, one-year visiting faculty position beginning July 2015.

The teaching load is six courses per year, and consists of Principles of Macroeconomics (a section each term), Money, Credit and Banking, Managerial Economics, and two electives.

Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment, but advanced ABDs will be accepted. Some independent teaching experience is strongly preferred. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a separate statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three references, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to vpaa@hollins.edu. Application review will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.


Visiting Assistant Professor of English

(posted 02/27/15)

The Jackson Center for Creative Writing at Hollins University seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of English. This is a full-time, visiting faculty position with a three-year appointment beginning July 2015.

The successful candidate will be a writer with book publication in fiction or creative nonfiction and some publication in poetry or hybrid forms. S/he will be expected to teach multi-genre creative writing at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as literature courses. A Ph.D. or M.F.A. with scholarly content is required.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, dossier including graduate school transcript(s) (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), evidence of effective teaching, and letters of reference to cwsearch@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Select interviews will be held at the AWP conference in Minneapolis. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.


Head Women’s Swim Coach and Instructor of Physical Education

(posted 02/20/15)

Hollins University, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), invites applications for the position of Head Women’s Swim Coach with duties as a physical education instructor beginning in March 2015. This position is a full-time, ten-month (August-May), non-tenure-track faculty appointment, reporting to the Director of Athletics.

Coaching duties include organization, development, and administration of all phases of the varsity swim program, including, but not limited to, budget preparation, scheduling, team travel, and equipment inventory, as well as running meets and daily practice sessions. There is a strong emphasis on the recruitment of academically qualified student-athletes with annual recruiting goals. Other responsibilities include opening, closing, and supervision of the pool facility; posting and implementing pool hours; supervision and scheduling of student work-study staff for the pool area; and overseeing the certification and scheduling of lifeguard staff. Teaching duties may include a variety of physical education activity courses. Knowledge and willingness to teach other activity courses are welcomed.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in physical education or related field; minimum of two years of swimming coaching experience and physical education instruction, preferably at the collegiate level; thorough understanding and working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; and a valid driver’s license with minimal violations. Candidates must demonstrate effective teaching methods and excellent recruiting, leadership, role-modeling, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Applicants must also have ability to work within the framework of ODAC policies and NCAA rules and regulations and willingness to work on projects with faculty, administrators, and staff. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and contact information for five references to hollinshr@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.