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 American Studies

The American Studies Program invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies position, beginning on July 1, 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 »


Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation Department

Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach

The Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation Department invites applications for a Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach position, beginning on July 1, 2023.   more »


Biology Department

Visiting Assistant Professor in Ecology

The Biology Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Ecology position, beginning on July 1, 2023.   more »


English Department

Visiting Assistant Professor, Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature and Culture

The English Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor, Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature and Culture position, beginning on July 1, 2023.   more »


Political Science Department

Visiting Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics

The Political Science Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics position, beginning on July 1, 2023.   more »


Psychology Department

Visiting Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology

The Psychology Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology position, beginning on July 1, 2023.   more »


Psychology Department

Visiting Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience

The Psychology Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience position, beginning on July 1, 2023.   more »


Romance Languages Department

Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies

The Romance Languages Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies position, beginning in the fall of 2023.   more »


Romance Languages Department

Visiting Assistant Professor of Francophone Studies

The Romance Languages Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Francophone Studies position, beginning in the fall of 2023.   more »