Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
Hampden-Sydney College
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
June 1, 2021
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

The Department of Classics at Hampden-Sydney College (www.hsc.edu) invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement for academic year 2021-22. Although candidates with a Ph.D. in Classics or related field are preferred, A.B.D. candidates will be considered. We seek a broadly trained classicist who is prepared to teach all levels of Greek and Latin and is enthusiastic about teaching courses in translation as well. A record of excellence in language teaching is essential. The annual teaching load is seven courses; class sizes are kept small. Review of applications will begin on June 1 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a detailed letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via Interfolio using this link http://apply.interfolio.com/87797. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Janice Siegel at jsiegel@hsc.edu.

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 1000 students. Founded in 1775, it has been in continuous operation for 245 years, making 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.

Course Load 
3-4
Placement Year 

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