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

Tenure-Track Position in Photography, Department of Art

The Art Department at Williams College seeks actively engaged artist photographers who are also dedicated to innovative teaching to apply for a tenure-track assistant professorship, to begin in fall 2019.   more »


Art

Tenure-Track Art Studio Position in Film/Video/Moving Image, Department of Art

The Art Department at Williams College seeks actively engaged video/filmmaker artists who are also dedicated to innovative teaching to apply for a tenure-track assistant professorship, to begin in fall 2019.  more »


Asian Studies

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese

The Department of Asian Studies at Williams College invites applications for a full-time one-year leave replacement position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese beginning in the Fall of 2019.  more »


Biology

Tenure-Track Position as an Ecologist, Department of Biology

The Biology Department at Williams College, a premier liberal arts college with a long-standing tradition of excellence in the sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2019.  more »


Biology

Tenure-Track Position as a Metabolic Biochemist, Department of Biology

The Biology Department at Williams College, a premier liberal arts college with a long-standing tradition of excellence in the sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2019  more »


Chemistry

Tenure-Track Positions as Bioorganic and Organic Chemists, Department of Chemistry

The Williams College Chemistry Department invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level beginning in July 2019.  more »


Computer Science

Tenure-Track Position in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Williams College invites applications for two tenure-track positions, one at the assistant professor level and one open-rank, beginning fall 2019.  more »


Fellowships

GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS: Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships

The Gaius Charles Bolin Fellowships at Williams College are designed to promote diversity on college faculties by encouraging students from underrepresented groups to complete a terminal graduate degree and to pursue careers in college teaching.  more »


History

Tenure-Track Position in Twentieth Century African-American History, Department of History

Twentieth-Century African-American History: The Department of History at Williams College seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in twentieth-century African-American history, to start July 1, 2019.  more »


Latina/o Studies Program

Tenure-Track Position in U.S. Afro-Latinidades Studies, Latina/o Studies Program

The Latina and Latino Studies Program at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in U.S. Afro-Latina/o/x Studies, to begin July 1, 2019.  more »


Mathematics & Statistics

Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Statistics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a one-year visiting position in statistics, to begin fall 2019. Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. in statistics, or a related field by summer, 2019.  more »


Mathematics and Statistics

Tenure-Track Position in Statistics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a new tenure-track position in Statistics, beginning fall 2019, at the rank of assistant professor.   more »


Mathematics and Statistics

Visiting Assistant Professor Positions in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for two two-year visiting positions in mathematics, to begin fall 2019.  more »


Music

Visiting Position in Jazz Studies, Department of Music

The Department of Music at Williams College announces a one-semester visiting appointment in Jazz Studies from February through May 2020.  more »


Physics

Tenure-Track Position in Physics, Department of Physics

The Physics Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with teaching duties starting September 2019.  more »


Political Science

Tenure-Track Position in the Area of Contemporary Welfare States and/or Comparative Capitalisms, Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track, entry-level assistant professor position in the area of contemporary welfare states and/or comparative capitalisms.   more »


Psychology

Tenure-Track Position in Developmental Psychology, Department of Psychology

Williams College Department of Psychology seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in Developmental Psychology, beginning July 1, 2019.  more »


Psychology

Visiting Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology

WILLIAMS COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY invites applications for a one- to two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Clinical Psychology, beginning July 1, 2019.   more »


Romance Languages

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in French, Department of Romance Languages

The Romance Languages Department at Williams College seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor of French, beginning July 1, 2019.  more »


Theatre

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Artist/Scholar in Theatre and/or Performance Studies, Department of Theatre

Williams College Theatre Department seeks qualified and enthusiastic applicants for a tenure-track appointment in Theatre and/or Performance Studies beginning July 1, 2019.  more »