2022-2023 Positions  updated June 6, 2022


Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Hampden-Sydney College is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science position beginning August 2022. Successful applicants will teach a range of undergraduate computer science courses and be involved with shaping the curriculum, along with the two other computer science faculty members.  Construction is underway on the Pauley Science Center, which will house new computer science facilities.

Hampden-Sydney College highly values the teacher/scholar model.  Thus, candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and the drive to sustain an ongoing program of scholarship. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field (minimum of 18 hours of graduate coursework in computer science or equivalent) by the time of appointment. We encourage candidates with a wide range of specialties to apply.

All applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of reference.   Please submit all application materials to Professor Rebecca Jayne, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Hampden-Sydney College via Interfolio  http://apply.interfolio.com/92092. Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled. 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts (Modern/Contemporary Art History)

The Department of Fine Arts seeks a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History to join a small studio arts program beginning in the Fall semester of 2022.

The successful candidate will teach western survey, modern and contemporary art history, visual communication, and one class in our college-wide teaching program. Full-time teaching load is seven courses over two semesters. There is an option for programming several small exhibits in our teaching gallery with a corresponding course release.

Preference will be given to applicants who possess a Ph.D. or are ABD from an accredited institution. Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to innovative teaching, exhibition development, and art historical scholarship. The compensation package includes competitive salary and benefits, as well as research support including travel funds, library resources, and grant writing assistance.

Applicants should submit the following (via http://apply.interfolio.com/101725): 

  • Letter of interest addressed to Professor Pam Fox, Chair of Search Committee
  • Vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Sample syllabi 

Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by that date are assured of full review.

2023-2024 Positions  updated June 6, 2022


Assistant Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs (U.S. Foreign Affairs/International Law)

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor within the Department of Government and Foreign Affairs.  Candidates should specialize in International Law and the U.S. Constitution and Foreign Affairs; additional subfields in Latin American politics and/or U.S. national security policy are highly desired.  Candidates should be able to teach, as needed, Introduction to American Government and, particularly, introduction to World Politics. The ability to offer courses in Western Culture or political philosophy is a plus.

Hampden-Sydney College highly values the teacher/scholar model. Effective teaching, a commitment to scholarly productivity, willingness to engage in community service, and a dedication to student success, are all qualities required of a successful candidate.  Teaching load for this position is seven courses per year.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and three confidential reference letters via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/107980   Applicants should have a Ph.D. in political science by the time of appointment.

 Questions about this position may be addressed to Dr. John Eastby at jeastby@hsc.edu  or Dr. Celia Carroll Jones at ccarroll@hsc.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

Assistant Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs (Asian/Middle Eastern Politics)

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor within the Department of Government and Foreign Affairs. The successful candidate should be prepared to offer courses in Asian and Middle Eastern politics. The ability to teach upper-level international policy in a specialized area (environment, trade, immigration, health, security, etc.) or political philosophy is a plus.  The successful applicant is expected to participate in the college-wide Global Cultures program and to teach, as needed, Introduction to World Politics and Introduction to American Government courses.

Hampden-Sydney College highly values the teacher/scholar model. Effective teaching, a commitment to scholarly productivity, willingness to engage in community service, and a dedication to student success, are all qualities required of a successful candidate. Teaching load for this position is seven courses per year.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and three confidential reference letters via Interfolio at  http://apply.interfolio.com/107981  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in political science by the time of appointment.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Dr. John Eastby at jeastby@hsc.edu  or Dr. Celia Carroll Jones at ccarroll@hsc.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.


Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 1000 students. Founded in 1775, it the tenth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Our beautiful 1300-acre campus is less than 7 miles from downtown Farmville, home to Longwood University and the Moton Museum, which is listed on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. The campus is located 65 miles west of Richmond, 50 miles east of Lynchburg, and 75 miles south of Charlottesville, providing abundant cultural, recreational and artistic resources. 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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