2018-2019 Positions


Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 19th century British literature

Department of English

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of English specializing in 19th century British literature, beginning August 2018. A secondary specialty in early modern or medieval literature is highly desired. The successful candidate will teach seven courses in literature and composition. The literature courses will include at least one 300-level course in the candidate's area of interest and sections of introductory literature. Candidates should hold a Ph.D by time of employment and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates.

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective four-year liberal arts college for men enrolling 1,050 students, located on a beautiful 1300-acre campus in Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of reference by Interfolio. Address letter to Professor Nathaniel Perry, Chair, Department of English, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943. Review of files will begin Monday April 16, 2018, and initial interviews will be conducted via Skype. Inquiries may be sent to nperry@hsc.edu.

Hampden-Sydney College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from qualified minorities, women, and people with disabilities. 


Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Positions

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Hampden-Sydney College is seeking applicants for a tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning mid-August 2018. Successful applicants will teach introductory mathematics and statistics courses together with a variety of upper-level mathematics courses within a department offering majors in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Computer Science. Members of the department typically teach three courses per semester. Hampden-Sydney College highly values the teacher/scholar model.  Thus, candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and the drive to sustain an ongoing program of scholarship. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a mathematical science by the time of appointment.  We encourage candidates with a wide range of specialties in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics to apply.

All applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of reference.   Please submit all application materials to Professor Brian Lins, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Hampden-Sydney College via MathJobs.org. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.  Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, CA in January 2018.  

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. 


Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts college for men enrolling about 1100 students. The college has been in continuous operation since 1775 and is situated on 1300 acres in central Virginia 60 miles west of Richmond, VA.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy anticipates an opening for a full-time two-year replacement with the possibility of renewal at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 2018. The department currently has five full-time faculty members, whose research interests include high-energy astrophysics, AMO physics, condensed matter physics, acoustics, and astronomy.

QUALIFICATIONS

We are seeking an energetic individual with a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level, with a Ph.D. in physics, applied physics or related fields, preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

The review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Please apply through Interfolio by submitting a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. 

Hampden-Sydney College welcomes applications from minority candidates and is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. 


Visiting Assistant Professors of Rhetoric


Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for  one-year Visiting Assistant Professors of Rhetoric, beginning August 2018, to teach some combination of courses in our first-year composition program, including Rhetoric 100, 101, and 102. Candidates with experience/expertise in professional communication and/or digital/visual rhetoric may also have the opportunity to teach special topics 200-level Rhetoric courses in these areas.

Successful candidates will teach seven courses per year. 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications 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 who are ABD.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please apply through Interfolio by submitting a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are 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.


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