Faculty Positions Available (2017/2018)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, beginning August 2017, to teach courses in our first-year composition program.

The successful candidate will teach seven courses per year; these courses will include some combination of Rhetoric 100, 101, and 102. Our writing classes are capped at 14 students to allow for close student-faculty interaction. Hampden-Sydney's Rhetoric Program-praised and supported by its administration, faculty, and alumni as a central part of the curriculum-was established in 1978 with the mandate that students be able to "write and speak clearly, cogently, and grammatically." A minor in rhetoric offers students extensive study in both writing and speaking.

Hampden-Sydney College, located on a beautiful 1000-acre campus in Virginia, is a selective liberal arts college for men enrolling about 1,100 students. Visiting Assistant Professors at Hampden-Sydney College receive a competitive salary, professional travel funds, and health and other benefits.

QUALIFICATIONSQualifications include college composition teaching experience and a degree in Rhetoric, Rhetorical Studies, Rhetoric and Communication, English, or related field. PhD preferred, but we will consider candidates with an MA or ABD.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONSPlease apply through Interfolio by submitting a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference.http://apply.interfolio.com/42629 Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Katherine Weese, Director of the Rhetoric Program, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943; kweese@hsc.edu. 434-223-6254.

Research and Instruction Librarian

Hampden-Sydney College is seeking energetic and service oriented professionals to apply for Research and Instruction Librarian.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the leadership, support and enhancement of Bortz Library’s instruction, research, and interlibrary loan services.  Creating dynamic library instruction materials and sessions, and developing assessment of the library’s instruction program are challenges applicants should be prepared to undertake. Seeking out meaningful collaborations and outreach opportunities with partners on campus will be integral to this position.

This is a full-time, twelve month appointment with special faculty status. The successful candidate will have an MLS / MLIS (or equivalent) degree from an ALA-accredited institution. Three+ years of experience in public services is preferred, including information literacy instruction and assessment, familiarity with online resources, knowledge of collection development in reference and other academic disciplines, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective four-year liberal arts college for men enrolling 1100 students on a 1330-acre campus in Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond. Since 1775 Hampden-Sydney has sustained its mission "to form good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning." Opened in the fall of 2007, the Walter M. Bortz III Library is an integral resource in the education offered by Hampden- Sydney, with a collection that supports the College's liberal-arts curriculum and a staff ready to assist students and faculty in its use.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.  Employment begins  August 2017.  Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/42573 or submit letter of application, curriculum vitae or resume, and three letters of reference to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943 or email to jobs@hsc.edu.  H-SC is an EOE, affirmative action employer.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement in theatre in the Fine Arts Department for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The Department offers a major and minor in theatre as well as courses for the general student population as part of a liberal arts education.  We seek a professionally experienced colleague who is excited to collaborate in this vibrant community of artistic activity.   

Since 1775 Hampden-Sydney has sustained its mission "to form good men and good citizens."  The College enrolls approximately 1050 students on its beautiful, residential campus situated on 1300 acres in south-central Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond.  The academic environment is characterized by small classes and close student-faculty relationships.  Hampden-Sydney is committed to its strong, liberal arts curriculum and offers the successful candidate the opportunity to explore multi-disciplinary teaching opportunities and research.   

This appointment requires a terminal degree in theatre, evidence of successful teaching at the college level, a promising program of professional development, and scholarship.    Responsibilities include teaching introductory classes, acting, and one class within the applicant's area of expertise.  Course rotation will include directing one main stage production.    Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation to: http://apply.interfolio.com/41419 Applications will be accepted until April 17.  Candidates may subsequently be asked to provide official college and graduate school transcripts.    

For further information contact, Matthew R. Dubroff, Department of Fine Arts, 434-223-6362, mdubroff@hsc.edu       Job Title:  Visiting Assistant Professor Job Type:  One Year Sabbatical Replacement Employer:  Hampden-Sydney College Website:  www.hsc.edu Location:  Hampden-Sydney, Virginia



Hampden-Sydney College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.