Faculty

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

    One-year Visiting Position in Asian American Studies
    The Program in American Studies at Williams College invites applications for a one-year position in Asian American Studies.
  • Anthropology & Sociology

    Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Sociology (beginning July 2018)
    The Department of Anthropology and Sociology invites applications for the position as a regular (tenure-track) assistant professor in sociology beginning July 1, 2018.
  • Art

    Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in South Asian Art History
    The Art Department at Williams College seeks to hire a specialist in the history of South Asian art, able to teach pre-modern to present, to begin in Fall 2017.
  • Art

    One-Year Visiting Artist Position in Film and Video
    The Art Department at Williams College seeks candidates who are actively engaged artists to teach within an undergraduate liberal arts environment for a one-year term beginning in the fall of 2017.
  • Art

    One-Year Visiting Artist Position in Multiples and Distributed Art
    The Art Department at Williams College seeks to hire an artist whose work and teaching are both knowledgeable of and expand traditional print media (intaglio, relief, monotyping, lithography. etc.) to teach for a one-year visiting term beginning in the fall of 2017.
  • Art

    One-Year Visiting Artist Position in Performance Art
    The Art Department at Williams College seeks to hire a visiting artist whose work and teaching are based in performance to teach for a one-year term beginning in the fall of 2017.
  • Athletics and Physical Education

    Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Coach of Women’s Lacrosse
    Williams College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Coach of Women’s Lacrosse
  • Biology

    Laboratory Instructor
    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 laboratory instructor to begin July 2017.
  • Dance

    Tenure-Track Position in the History and Theory of Dance (search postposed to 2017-2018)
  • Environmental Studies

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
    The Program in Environmental Studies at Williams College invites applications for a full-time, one-year visiting assistant professor position in environmental studies, beginning July 1, 2017.
  • History

    Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Russian History
    The Department of History at Williams College seeks to make a tenure-­‐track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in Russian history, to start July 1, 2017.
  • History

    Visiting Position in African American History
    The Department of History at Williams College invites applications for a full-time one-year appointment in African American History at the Visiting Assistant Professor level beginning Fall Semester of 2017.
  • Music

    Visiting Position in Ethnomusicology
    The Department of Music at Williams College announces a full-time one-year Visiting Assistant Professor appointment in Ethnomusicology for the academic year 2017-2018.
  • Russian

    Visiting Professor in Russian
    The Department of German and Russian at Williams College seeks to fill a two-year visiting faculty position in Russian, with four courses per year, with teaching to begin in the fall semester of 2017.
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

    Visiting Assistant Professor in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Williams College's program in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, with four courses per year, to begin in the fall semester of 2017.