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: 8/16/18

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


Assistant or Associate Professor of Sociology

(posted 8/16/18)

The Global Politics and Societies (GPS) Department at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociology at either the assistant or associate professor level. This is a full-time faculty position beginning July 1, 2019.

The ideal candidate will be a broadly trained sociologist with scholarly and teaching expertise in at least one of the following areas: critical race theory, sociology of indigeneity, sociology of religion, gender and women’s studies, or social justice. The candidate will be expected to teach core courses including introduction to sociology, foundations of social justice, social theory, and qualitative methods. Preference will be given to candidates whose courses also contribute to other GPS programs and who have at least three years of prior teaching experience. The position carries a teaching load of three courses per semester, and requires ongoing scholarly activity in the form of publications and presentations.

The GPS department includes four separate major programs of study in sociology, religious studies, political science, and international studies and one minor program of study in social justice. Each of the programs use an interdisciplinary approach with some shared courses and collaborative teaching based on the common research and teaching interests of faculty members.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements: Ph.D. in sociology in hand by July 1, 2019, evidence of scholarly promise and accomplishment, and an excellent record of teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants must also demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to teaching in a liberal arts institution. Applications are sought from candidates who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations and share Hollins’ commitment to preparing students for leadership opportunities in a broadly diverse, global society. 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, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to sociology@hollins.edu. Preference will be given to applications received by October 1, 2018.


Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Instructor of Physical Education

(posted 8/15/18)

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 Basketball Coach with duties as a physical education instructor beginning immediately. This position is a full-time, 11-month (Aug.-June), non-tenure-track faculty appointment reporting to the Director of Athletics.

Coaching duties include organization, development, and administration of all phases of the varsity basketball program including, but not limited to, budget preparation, scheduling, team travel, equipment inventory, and facility upkeep, as well as running matches 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. Knowledge and willingness to teach other activity courses are welcomed. This position also supervises an assistant coach.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in physical education or related field; minimum of two years of basketball coaching experience and physical education instruction, preferably at the collegiate level; thorough understanding and working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; and a valid U.S. driver’s license with minimal violations. Candidates must demonstrate effective teaching methods and excellent recruiting, leadership, role-modeling, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated success working with diverse populations; and 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 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.


Psychology Adjunct Lecturer(s)

(posted 7/27/18)

The Department of Psychology at Hollins University seeks applications for Adjunct Lecturers in Psychology for the fall (August to December) 2018 and spring (February to May) 2019 terms.

In the fall, this position will teach a lecture course on PSY 144 Child Psychology, and in the spring there will be an opening to teach two sections of PSY 141 Introduction to Psychological Science.

A Ph.D. and college teaching experience are preferred. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment. Applications are sought from those 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, contact information for three references, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to vpaa@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.


Adjunct Lecturer(s) in Mathematics

(posted 7/27/18)

The Department of Mathematics at Hollins University seeks applications for Adjunct Lecturers in Mathematics for the fall (August to December) 2018 and spring (February to May) 2019 terms.

Adjunct lecturer(s) are needed to cover 100-level courses in quantitative reasoning and precalculus.

A M.S. degree in mathematics or a related field is required and college teaching experience is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment. Applications are sought from those 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, contact information for three references, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to vpaa@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

(posted 6/22/18)

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at Hollins University seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics. This is a full-time, one-year faculty position beginning in August 2018. The position is eligible for employee benefits, and may be renewable.

Responsibilities include teaching a full course load (six courses per year), advising student projects, participating in the department’s collaborative senior seminar experience, and ongoing scholarly activity in the form of publications and presentations.

Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field in-hand by time of appointment, but advanced ABDs will be considered. Candidates must demonstrate a clear understanding of and strong commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching at a liberal arts institution. Applications are sought from those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations and share Hollins’ commitment to preparing students for leadership opportunities in a broadly diverse, global society. 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 mathsearch@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.