Friday, May. 24, 2024


Emory & Henry College

The Department of Equine Studies at Emory & Henry College invites applications for the position of Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Studies. The posting is a full-time, three year position with the possibility of renewal. The position has a start date of August 1, 2021. The Department is part of an historic liberal arts college in Emory, Virginia, USA, on a rural campus in the picturesque Appalachian Mountains. Committed to excellence in teaching and mentored undergraduate research, the Department of Equine Studies is one of the college’s most vibrant and successful programs. It is one of only approximately a dozen schools offering a degree in Equine Studies. The program boasts 21 National Championships in the associations the riding teams compete with, including the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, the Intercollegiate Dressage Association and the National Tournament of Champions.


Assist the equine studies faculty team in activities such as teaching, advising, program assessment and curriculum development as well as other potential departmental needs.

Demonstrated ability to teach departmental courses such as Fundamentals of Riding (all levels) primary hunter seat equitation, and a specialized area of riding to the applicant strengths are needed to complement existing expertise in the department.

Assist with coaching the competitive riding teams.

Assist with all hosted horse shows within the Department including collegiate competition with the IHSA and IDA as well as community horse show fundraisers.

Master’s degree in related field (Bachelor’s degree with extensive experience will be considered), college level teaching and discipline-related field experience are expected by contract start date.

Candidates must have a background in either hunter seat, jumpers, dressage or eventing.

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a cover letter; current vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching video as well any industry achievements; unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) level transcripts; and three current reference letters, using the following link:

Review of applicants will begin on June 30, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Emory and Henry College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



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