Faculty Positions

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer.  Hollins values diversity in its community, and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented populations.

For more information about the positions listed below, please contact:
Laura Hawley
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: 04/22/16

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


Scene Designer or Scenographer Visiting Guest Faculty

(posted 03/22/16)

The Hollins University Theatre Institute seeks applications for a part-time Scene Designer or Scenographer Visiting Guest Faculty for the fall 2016 semester.

Responsibilities include teaching two classes (scene design and scene painting) in the undergraduate program, and creating scene designs for up to two main stage productions and two black box productions. There is also possibility for design work with the institute’s professional partner, Mill Mountain Theatre. Compensation is competitive, and private cottage campus housing is provided.

The newly designed Hollins Theatre Institute is ranked among the top twenty college theatres by the Princeton Review, and has earned multiple Kennedy Center Awards for innovative playwriting and production. The institute offers B.A. in Theatre and M.F.A. in Playwriting degrees and graduate certificates in new play performance and directing.

M.F.A. degree in theatre is required at time of appointment. Experience with collegiate theatre is helpful. Applications are sought from candidates who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Recent M.F.A. graduates are encouraged to apply. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume or curriculum vitae, links to creative work, contact information for three references, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to ezulia@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by April 1, 2016. Interviews at SETC are possible.


Professor of Practice – Business

(posted 03/11/16)

The Department of Business and Economics at Hollins University invites applications for a Professor of Practice. This is a full-time, visiting faculty position with a three-year appointment beginning July 2016.

Responsibilities include teaching six courses per year, advising students, contributing to the further development and enrichment of the academic program, and establishing links to the local business community.

Well-rounded candidates are sought who are broadly trained in business with an MBA or other relevant degree, and who have extensive professional experience. Applicants should be able to teach courses in the general business curriculum, as well as courses in at least two of the following areas: marketing, organizational behavior, human resources, and entrepreneurship. Teaching experience in a liberal arts environment is highly desired. Preference will be given to candidates who have an interest in teaching courses which will contribute to the university’s interdisciplinary curriculum, including the Batten Leadership Institute program. Applications are also sought from candidates who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), and, if available, evidence of teaching excellence to businesssearch@hollins.edu. Upon request, candidates should be able to provide three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on March 24, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted in late March and early April 2016.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

(posted 03/11/16)

The Department of Classics and Philosophy at Hollins University invites applications for a one-year, sabbatical leave position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics beginning July 2016. The position is for a generalist to teach five courses, including elementary and advanced Latin, survey of ancient art, and an undergraduate classics course on a topic of choice. Ph.D. and college teaching experience are preferred. Applications are sought from candidates who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of reference to classicssearch@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.