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 Program

Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies

The American Studies Program invites applications for a Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies position, beginning on July 1, 2024.   more »


Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department

Leave Replacement Position in Japanese

The Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department invites applications for a Leave Replacement Position in Japanese, beginning in the Fall of 2024.   more »


Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department

Leave Replacement Position in Chinese

The Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department invites applications for a Leave Replacement Position in Chinese, beginning in the Fall of 2024.   more »


Classics Department

Visiting Assistant Professor in Classics

The Classics Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Classics position, beginning on July 1, 2024.   more »


Computer Science Department

One-Year Visiting Faculty Position

The Computer Science Department invites applications for a One Year Visiting Faculty position, beginning in the Fall of 2024.   more »


Environmental Studies Program

Visiting Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Studies

The Environmental Studies Program invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Studies position, beginning on July 1, 2024.   more »


Mathematics and Statistics Department

Assistant Professor of Statistics

The Mathematics and Statistics Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Statistics position, beginning in the Fall of 2024.   more »


Mathematics and Statistics Department

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The Mathematics and Statistics Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics position, beginning in the Fall of 2024.   more »


Music Department

Artist in Residence in Orchestral and Instrumental Activities/Lecturer in Music, and Director of the Berkshire Symphony Orchestra

The Music Department invites applications for an Artist in Residence in Orchestral and Instrumental Activities/Lecturer in Music, and Director of the Berkshire Symphony Orchestra position, beginning in the fall of 2025.   more »


Music Department

Visiting Assistant Professor of Musicology

The Music Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Musicology position, beginning in the Fall of 2024.   more »


Physics & Astronomy Department

Visiting Assistant Professor of Astronomy

The Physics & Astronomy Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Astronomy position, beginning in the Fall of 2024.   more »


Romance Languages Department

Visiting Faculty Position in Spanish and Latin American Literature

The Romance Languages Department invites applications for a Visiting Faculty Position in Spanish and Latin American Literature position, beginning on July 1, 2024.   more »