Faculty Positions

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing women, increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff, 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: 08/03/15


Assistant Professor of Film

(posted 08/03/15)

The Film Department at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Film to begin July 2016.

Ideal applicants will be broadly trained, and able to teach courses predominantly in film and media studies. The selected candidate will be expected to teach core courses including introduction to film, film theory/criticism, film history, American cinema and world cinema. Preferences will be given to applicants who can also teach one or more classes involving women in film, Russian cinema, German cinema, film and censorship, screenwriting and genre films. The selected candidate may also be invited to teach a number of graduate courses for the Screenwriting and Film Studies graduate program. The position carries a teaching load of three courses per semester, advising of undergraduate students, department and university service, and requires ongoing scholarly activity in the form of publications and presentations.

Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. in film studies by July 1, 2016, evidence of scholarly promise, and a strong interest in teaching at the undergraduate level. Candidates must also demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to teaching in a single-sex, liberal arts institution. Applications are sought from candidates who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations and who 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, evidence of effective teaching, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to filmsearch@hollins.edu. Applications must be received by October 1, 2015 to receive full consideration.


Assistant Professor of English

(posted 07/30/15)

The English Department at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English beginning July 2016.

The ideal candidate will be a generalist with strength in British literature before 1800. Applicants are sought who have the ability to teach speculative fiction, Medieval literature, and/or 17th and 18th century British literature. The successful candidate will be a strong teacher and scholar who can offer courses at all levels, including writing-intensive courses, in a variety of literary periods. Candidates should include other areas of interest in their applications. Teaching load is six courses per year. Other duties include advising students, conducting independent studies, supervising students doing honors thesis work, participating in department and university service, and ongoing scholarly activity in the form of publications and presentations.

Ph.D. required at time of employment. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a teaching philosophy statement, graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), and a writing sample to englishsearchbritish@hollins.edu. Applications are sought from those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2015. All applications will be acknowledged, and interviews will be held at the MLA convention in Austin, TX on January 7-10, 2016. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.


Visiting Assistant Professor of English

(posted 07/30/15)

The English Department at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of English. This is a full-time, visiting faculty position with a three-year appointment beginning July 2016.

The ideal candidate will be a generalist with strength in American literature before 1900. Desirable areas of interest include children’s and young adult literature and multicultural literature. The successful candidate will be a strong teacher and scholar who can offer courses at all levels, including writing-intensive courses, in a variety of literary periods. Candidates should include other areas of interest in their applications. Teaching load is six courses per year. Other duties include advising students, conducting independent studies, supervising students doing honors thesis work, participating in department and university service, and ongoing scholarly activity in the form of publications and presentations.

Ph.D. required at time of employment. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a teaching philosophy statement, graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), and a writing sample to englishsearchamerican@hollins.edu. Applications are sought from those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2015. All applications will be acknowledged, and interviews will be held at the MLA convention in Austin, TX on January 7-10, 2016. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.


Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Instructor of Physical Education

(posted 06/29/15)

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 Basketball Coach with duties as a physical education instructor beginning August 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 basketball program including, but not limited to, budget preparation, scheduling, team travel, and equipment inventory, as well as running competition events and daily practice sessions in a safe and educational manner. There is a strong emphasis on the recruitment of academically qualified student-athletes with annual recruiting goals. Other responsibilities may include opening, closing, and supervision of the fitness facility; posting and implementation of fitness facility hours; and overseeing the certification and work schedule of the fitness area staff, including work-study students. 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 basketball coaching experience (or experience as a graduate assistant coaching basketball) 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.  Candidates with a strength and conditioning certification (CSCS) are preferred. 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.