2021-2022 Positions  updated February 24, 2021


Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement in theatre in the Fine Arts Department for the 2021-2022 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.

This appointment requires a terminal degree in theatre, evidence of successful teaching at the college level, and 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 and design support for one main stage production.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio. Applications will be accepted until March 12, 2021.  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

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Hampden-Sydney College, a private liberal arts college for men, invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure-track appointment beginning August 2021. The department is seeking candidates with expertise in developmental or cognitive psychology, with or without a neuroscience approach. Candidates should have their Ph.D. by the time of their appointment and be prepared to teach courses in their area of specialization as well as in research and quantitative methods. The course load for this position is seven per year. Preferred candidates will be interested in engaging undergraduate students in research projects. Applicants should submit (via Interfolio): A letter of interest addressed to Dr. Jennifer Vitale, vitae, graduate transcripts, indications of teaching competence, and two letters of recommendation. The review of applications will begin on February 22 and will continue until the position is filled.


Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 1000 students. Founded in 1775, it has been in continuous operation for 243 years, making it the tenth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Our beautiful 1300-acre campus includes hiking/biking trails, a Frisbee golf course and an adventure high ropes and zip line course. The campus is less than 7 miles from downtown Farmville, which includes a historic walkable downtown with a local brewery, art and craft galleries, restaurants, and a rails-to-trail state park that extends over 15 miles in each direction from town. Five additional state parks are located within 30 miles and offer camping, fishing, hiking, boating, swimming, and horseback riding. Farmville is also home to Longwood University and the Moton Museum, which is listed on the US Civil Rights Trail. Farmville is located 65 miles west of Richmond, 50 miles east of Lynchburg, and 75 miles south of Charlottesville, providing abundant opportunities for cultural and artistic resources, field trips, and employment opportunities for partners.

Hampden-Sydney is one of four liberal arts colleges in the United States dedicated to the education of men, and our mission is to educate "good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning." As a community, we are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women and minoritized groups. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

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