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: 04/23/19

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

(posted 04/23/19)

The Psychology Department at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal beginning July 1, 2019.

The Psychology Department is part of the natural sciences and mathematics division. The curriculum covers research design and analysis, several core areas of psychology (abnormal/clinical, biological/comparative, learning/memory/cognition, developmental, and social/personality), and a new concentration in clinical and counseling skills, which the candidate will help develop and support.

The candidate will be expected to teach introductory psychology, courses in cognitive psychology, and additional courses as needed by the department. The position carries a teaching load of three courses per semester, and active learning is encouraged. Other duties include working with students outside of class (e.g. office hours) and participating in department and university activities.

Applicants must demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to teaching excellence and innovation at a liberal arts institution. Hollins University is committed to the core values of diversity and inclusion. Applications are sought from members of underrepresented populations and those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Candidates are encouraged to comment, either in their cover letter or in a separate statement, on how their writing, research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance the institution’s efforts to support these values and an increasingly diverse student population.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements: ABD or Ph.D. (preferred) in cognitive psychology or a related area by July 1, 2019 and an excellent record of teaching at the undergraduate level. Successful applicants must also demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence, scholarly promise, and a strong interest in teaching at a single-sex, undergraduate, liberal arts institution.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a separate statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to psychologysearch@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.


Head Women’s Swim Coach, Instructor of Physical Education, and Aquatics Coordinator

(posted 03/26/19)

Hollins University, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), invites applications for the full-time position of Head Women’s Swim Coach with duties as a physical education instructor and aquatics coordinator beginning immediately. This position is a full-time, 11-month (August – June), non-tenure-track faculty appointment reporting to the Director of Athletics.

Coaching duties include the organization, development, and administration of all phases of the varsity swimming program including, but not limited to, scheduling, team travel, budget preparation, equipment purchasing and maintenance, and running meets and daily practice sessions. There is a strong emphasis on the recruitment of academically qualified student-athletes with annual recruiting goals. Teaching duties may include a variety of physical education activity courses, and knowledge and willingness to teach other activity courses are welcomed. This position also serves as the Aquatics Coordinator, and is responsible for upkeep, scheduling, and policies for the pool; directing camps and clinics; and managing lifeguards during the academic year and summer.

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 United States driver’s license with minimal violations. Candidates must demonstrate effective teaching methods; exhibit excellent recruiting, leadership, role-modeling, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; have demonstrated success working with diverse populations; and possess Microsoft Office proficiency. Applicants must also have abilities to work well with students, families, and campus constituencies; work independently and as part of a team; and work within the framework of ODAC policies and NCAA rules and regulations. Candidates must also be able to obtain and maintain lifeguarding instructor certification, and be able and willing to travel and work evenings and weekends. Applicants with experience in a single-sex, residential, liberal arts higher education institution are preferred. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.

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


Visiting Assistant Professor of Business

(posted 03/22/19)

The Department of Economics and Business at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Business. This is a one-year, sabbatical leave replacement appointment with benefits beginning July 1, 2019.

The business program strives to prepare students for leadership positions in a global society, and offers a major with tracks in general business, international business, and finance, and a new entrepreneurship track, along with business and international business minors and a new minor in entrepreneurship. The position carries a teaching load of six courses during the academic year. Courses include “Introduction to Business,” “International Finance,” “Corporate Finance,” “Investments,” and “Business Senior Seminar in Strategic Management.” Other duties include working with students outside of class (e.g. office hours) and participating in department and university activities.

Applicants must demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to teaching excellence and innovation at a liberal arts institution. Hollins University is committed to the core values of diversity and inclusion. Applications are sought from members of underrepresented populations and those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Candidates are encouraged to comment, either in their cover letter or in a separate statement, on how their writing, research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance the institution’s efforts to support these values and an increasingly diverse student population.

Applicants with a Ph.D. in a related field and college teaching experience are preferred, but ABDs and master’s degree candidates will be considered. Successful applicants must also demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence, scholarly promise, and a strong interest in teaching at a single-sex, undergraduate, liberal arts institution. 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 businesssearch@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.


Assistant Professor of Accounting

(posted 11/9/18)

The Business and Economics Department at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning July 1, 2019. Other faculty ranks may be considered.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. The business program strives to prepare students for leadership positions in a global society, and offers a major with tracks in general business, international business, and finance, and a new entrepreneurship track, along with business and international business minors and a new minor in entrepreneurship.

The position carries a teaching load of three undergraduate, face-to-face courses per semester. Other duties include maintaining scholarly activity in the form of publications and presentations, developing curriculum, advising students, participating in department and university service, and engaging with the local business community. The ideal candidate will be a broadly trained accountant, and will be expected to teach core courses, including financial and managerial accounting, as well as advanced topics, such as cost accounting. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in other areas of business.

Applicants must demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to teaching excellence and innovation at a liberal arts institution. Hollins University is committed to the core values of diversity and inclusion. Applications are sought from members of underrepresented populations and those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Candidates are encouraged to comment, either in their cover letter or in a separate statement, on how their writing, research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance the institution’s efforts to support these values and an increasingly diverse student population.

Candidates must have a master’s in accounting or a master’s of business administration, finance, or taxation, in addition to being a CPA. Prior teaching experience in accounting at the undergraduate level is preferred, as is professional or industry experience in accounting.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a separate statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to accountingsearch@hollins.edu. Preference will be given to applications received by December 31, 2018, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.