Assistant Professor and Open Rank Positions in Computer Science

  • Professional
  • Williamstown, MA
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expires on: November 30, 2021

Williams College
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Williams College invites applications for two faculty positions beginning July 1,2022. One is a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with a three-year initial term. The other is an open rank position with a preference for more advanced candidates. That position will have terms commensurate with prior experience. We invite applications from all areas of computer science for both positions.

New faculty will join eleven current members of the department in supporting a thriving undergraduate computer science major at a top-tier liberal arts college.  The Department of Computer Science offers a congenial working environment, an excellent and diverse student body, and state-of-the-art facilities supporting both teaching and research. Many opportunities exist for collaboration both within computer science and across disciplines. For more information about the department and faculty, please visit


Candidates should have a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, and candidates should, by September 2022, possess a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related discipline. Successful candidates will teach a total of three courses during the academic year, along with associated labs.

Application Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and three letters of reference, at least one of which speaks to the candidate’s promise as a teacher. The application materials should also address how the candidate’s teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support Williams’ commitment to diversity and inclusion. Application materials must be submitted electronically through Interfolio at Materials may be addressed to Professor Stephen Freund, Chair, Department of Computer Science.

Completed applications received by November 15, 2021, will receive full consideration, and review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. The search committee plans to conduct video conference interviews with semi-finalists by the end December, followed by on-campus interviews with finalists in January. Please direct all correspondence to All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check as described here:

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