Faculty Positions

Williams College has one of the lowest student to faculty ratios in the country.

barrowsThe members of Williams College’s accomplished and diverse faculty are strongly committed to original research and artistic creation and to teaching undergraduates from a rich variety of backgrounds and experiences. They contribute to a vibrant liberal arts environment that values collegial exchange, interdisciplinary work, and pedagogical innovation. The Williams faculty is exceptionally large for a college of its size, producing one of the lowest student / faculty ratios in the country.

In accordance with its stated commitment to building and sustaining an intellectual culture in which all faculty, students and staff can thrive, the college appoints its outstanding scholars, artists, and teachers from broad, inclusive pools of candidates, and supports the work of new and continuing faculty through a range of programs and initiatives.

Open Faculty Positions

Art Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Native American and Indigenous Arts

The Art Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Native American and Indigenous Arts position, beginning in the fall of 2023.  more »


Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department

One-Year Leave Replacement Position in Chinese Language

The Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department invites applications for a One-Year Leave Replacement in Chinese Language position, beginning in September of 2023.   more »


Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department

One-Year Leave Replacement Position in Japanese Language

The Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department invites applications for a One-Year Leave Replacement in Japanese Language position, beginning in September of 2023.   more »


Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Japanese

The Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Japanese position, beginning in the fall of 2023.   more »


Biology Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biology - Biochemist/Molecular Biologist

The Biology Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biology - Biochemist/Molecular Biologist position, beginning in July 2023.   more »


Biology Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biology - Neurobiologist

The Biology Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biology - Neurobiologist position, beginning in July 2023.   more »


Chemistry Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Experimental Physical Chemist

The Chemistry Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Experimental Physical Chemist position, beginning in July 2023.   more »


Classics Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Classics

The Classics Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Classics position, beginning in July 2023.   more »


Computer Science Department

Tenure-Track Associate or Full Professor in Computer Science

The Computer Science Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Associate or Full Professor in Computer Science position, beginning on July 1, 2023.   more »


Economics Department

Two Tenure-Track Positions - Assistant, Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Economics - Macroeconomics

The Economics Department invites applications for Two Tenure-Track Positions - Assistant, Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Economics - Macroeconomics, beginning in July 2023.   more »


Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships

Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships

Williams College (multiple academic units) invites applications for two Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowship positions, beginning in the fall of 2023.  more »


German and Russian Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of German

The German and Russian Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of German position, beginning in the fall of 2023.   more »


German and Russian Department

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

The German and Russian Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian position, beginning on July 1, 2023.  more »


History Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Asian American History

The History Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Asian American history position, beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year.   more »


Music Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Musicology

The Music Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Musicology position, beginning in the fall of 2023.   more »


Psychology Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

The Psychology Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Social Psychology position, beginning in July 2023.   more »


Williams-Mystic Coastal and Ocean Studies Program

Assistant Professor of Physical Oceanography and/or Marine Geoscience

The Williams-Mystic Coastal and Ocean Studies Program invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Physical Oceanography and/or Marine Geoscience position, beginning on July 1, 2023.   more »