2019-2020 Positions


Assistant Professor of English

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a tenure-track full-time Assistant Professor of English specializing in 19th century British literature, beginning August 2019. A secondary specialty in early modern or medieval literature is desirable. The successful candidate will teach seven courses in literature and composition. Candidates should hold a Ph.D by time of employment and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of reference by Interfolio:  http://apply.interfolio.com/54690.  Address letter to Professor Nathaniel Perry, Chair, Department of English, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943. Inquiries may be sent to nperry@hsc.edu. Review of files will begin Friday, November 9, 2018, and initial interviews will be conducted via Skype. Department's website can be viewed here.  

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling over 1000 students, located on a beautiful 1300-acre campus in Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond. 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. The Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. 

Assistant Professor of History - Islamic World or Middle Eastern history prior to 1600 (medieval)

Hampden-Sydney College, Department of History, invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position in Islamic World or Middle Eastern history prior to 1600, with a preference for medieval history. Subfields and specialties are open, though candidates with an interest in the history of Islam and/or trade and commerce are particularly encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities include a two-semester sequence in Middle Eastern history and upper-division classes in the candidate's specialty. The successful candidate would be expected to participate in the college's Global Cultures program.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/55398. Address letter to Dr. Nicole Greenspan, Chair of the Department of History, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, VA 23943. Inquiries may be sent to ngreenspan@hsc.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018. Hampden-Sydney College, a selective liberal arts institution for men enrolling over 1000 students, is located on a beautiful 1300-acre campus in Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond. 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. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. 

Assistant Professor of History - nineteenth-century US history

Hampden-Sydney College, Department of History, invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position in nineteenth-century US history. Subfields and specialties are open, though candidates with an interest in public history or digital humanities are particularly encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities include both halves of the US history survey and a two-semester sequence in Civil War and Reconstruction, as well as upper-division classes in the candidate's specialty. Candidates may also contribute to college-wide programs such as Rhetoric, Global Cultures, or Western Culture.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/55400. Address letter to Dr. Caroline Emmons, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, VA 23943. Inquiries may be sent to cemmons@hsc.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018. Hampden-Sydney College, a selective liberal arts institution for men enrolling over 1000 students, is located on a beautiful 1300-acre campus in Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond. 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. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Hampden-Sydney College is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning mid-August 2019. 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, candidates 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 November 15 and will continue until the position is filled.  Interviews will be conducted at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore, MD in January 2019.

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling over 1000 students, located on a beautiful 1300-acre campus in Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond. 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. The Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Languages

The Department of Modern Languages is seeking applicants for a full-time Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor beginning mid-August 2019. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal. Successful applicants must be dedicated to undergraduate teaching, be able to teach all levels of language as well as upper-level literature and culture. The candidate must also be willing and qualified to teach courses in College-wide programs like the Rhetoric program, Western Culture or Global Cultures. MA in German required (PhD preferred).

All applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference by Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/54691. Address letter to Professor Dirk Johnson, German Search Committee Chair, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney VA 23943. Inquiries may be sent to drjohnson@hsc.edu. Review of applications will begin on Monday, December 3, 2018, and initial interviews will be conducted via Skype.  

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling over 1000 students, located on a beautiful 1300-acre campus in Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond. 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. The Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

Assistant Professor of Religion

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a tenure-track full-time Assistant Professor of Religion position specializing in Biblical Studies, beginning August 2019. Ph.D. or Th.D. required; previous teaching experience preferred. Candidates should be qualified and willing to teach introductory courses in biblical studies; courses in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and the New Testament beyond the introductory level; and courses in the College's interdisciplinary core cultures program or rhetoric program. Teaching responsibilities include seven sections per academic year.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of reference by Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/54807.  Address letter to Professor J. Michael Utzinger, Chair, Department of Religion, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943. Inquiries may be sent to religionsearch2018@hsc.edu. Review of files will begin October 10, 2018, for preliminary interviews at the Denver AAR/SBL meeting.

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling over 1000 students, located on a beautiful 1300-acre campus in Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond. 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. The Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. 

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a tenure-track opening in Digital Rhetoric at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August, 2019.  The successful candidate will teach courses in our Rhetoric Minor, the most popular minor that the College offers, as well as several sections of first-year composition in our general education rhetoric sequence. Hampden-Sydney's Rhetoric Program is praised and supported by the administration, faculty, and alumni as a central part of the curriculum.

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in hand by August, 2019 in Rhetoric/Composition or a related field who have teaching experience in first-year composition and expertise in digital rhetoric.  The annual teaching load will likely be four sections of our 100-level composition courses, which are capped at 14 students, and a combination of three upper-level courses and course-equivalents for consulting work in the College's state-of-the-art Rhetoric Studio, which will open in 2019 as part of the College's Center for Rhetoric and Communication. Information about this exciting new feature of the Rhetoric Program, currently under construction, is available on the Hampden-Sydney web page: http://www.hsc.edu/rhetoric-center.  Candidates familiar with the Adobe Creative Cloud, responsive web design, and data visualization are especially well-suited for this position.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of reference by Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/54693.  Address letter to Professor Katherine Weese, Director of Rhetoric, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943. Inquiries may be sent to kweese@hsc.edu. Application deadline is November 12, 2018.  

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling over 1000 students, located on a beautiful 1300-acre campus in Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond. 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. The Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. 


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