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

American Studies

Associate or Full Professor of Asian American Studies Program, American Studies Program

The American Studies Program at Williams College seeks to make a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in Asian American Studies, to start July 1, 2020.  more »


Asian Studies

Assistant Professor of Japanese, Department of Asian Studies

The Department of Asian Studies at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Japanese, beginning in the fall of 2020.  more »


Chemistry

Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry

The Williams College Chemistry Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in organic chemistry at the assistant professor level beginning in July 2020.   more »


Computer Science

Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning fall 2020.  more »


Economics

Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Economics, Department of Economics

The Williams College Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in development economics, potentially at the senior level, to begin July 1, 2020.  more »


German and Russian

Assistant Professor of Russian, Department of German and Russian

The Department of German & Russian invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Russian (tenure-track) beginning July 1, 2020.  more »


History

Assistant Professor of African-American History, Department of History

The Department of History at Williams College seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in African-American history (period open), to start July 1, 2020.  more »


History

Assistant Professor of African History, Department of History

The Department of History at Williams College seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in African history, to start July 1, 2020.   more »


Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation

Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Assistant/Associate Athletic Director for Inclusion and Compliance

Williams College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Assistant/Associate Athletic Director for Inclusion and Compliance.  more »


Physics

Assistant Professor in Physics, Department of Physics

The Physics Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with teaching duties starting September 2020.  more »


Psychology

Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Psychology

Williams College Department of Psychology seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in Behavioral Neuroscience, beginning July 1, 2020, at the assistant professor level (though a more senior appointment is possible under special circumstances).  more »