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: 06/20/19

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

(posted 06/20/19)

The Art Department at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art with an emphasis in printmaking and drawing. This is a one-year faculty appointment with benefits beginning August 1, 2019 with the possibility of a one-year renewal.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. The Art Department is housed in the Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center, a spacious and exemplary facility with excellent teaching areas. The department has dynamic programming, including the Frances Niederer Artist-in-Residence and active co-curricular opportunities. The Visual Arts Center is also home to the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, which serves the department, university, and Roanoke community as an active cultural resource.

The position carries a teaching load of five courses during the academic year that includes a January term class for a 2-1-2 class distribution. Courses to be covered include one semester of “Introduction to Drawing,” one semester of “Advanced Drawing,” and two semesters of “Printmaking.” The January term course may be more experiential or project-based in nature.

Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to teach the theoretical and critical aspects of art making, in addition to the technical aspects; commitment and passion for undergraduate teaching for both studio art majors and non-majors; and a desire to participate in a department that emphasizes both the study and practice of art in a liberal arts setting. 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 M.F.A. with a concentration in drawing, printmaking, or other closely related studio arts area, and a demonstrated history of professional engagement, including exhibition record and/or other productivity. Preference will be given to candidates with significant teaching experience at the college level.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, an artist statement, a separate statement of teaching philosophy, 20 clearly labeled examples of personal work, 20 clearly labeled examples of student work, names and contact information for three references, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to artsearch@hollins.edu. Application materials should be submitted in a single PDF file, not to exceed 25 MB. Review of applications will begin July 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.


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.

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.