One Year Visiting Faculty Position


Williams College
Computer Science

Williams College

Computer Science Department

Visiting Faculty Position

The Department of Computer Science at Williams College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position beginning in the fall of 2024. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and should have a Ph.D., or made significant progress towards completing a Ph.D., in computer science or a closely related discipline by September, 2024. Successful candidates will teach a total of three courses with associated labs during the academic year.

The position is open to all areas of computer science. The visiting faculty member will join thirteen current members of the department in supporting a thriving and diverse undergraduate computer science major. The Department of Computer Science offers a congenial working environment, an excellent student body, and state-of-the-art facilities. Many opportunities exist for collaboration across disciplines, particularly with other faculty in the sciences.  Williams offers visiting faculty participation in the college’s professional development program First3, access to a number of online NCFDD resources, and support through the newly established Rice Center for Teaching.

We welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field, and applicants are encouraged to state in their cover letter how they will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences if hired. Applications should also include a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of reference, at least one of which speaks to the candidate’s promise as a teacher. Application materials must be submitted electronically via Interfolio. Materials may be addressed to:

Professor Jeannie Albrecht, Chair

Department of Computer Science

Williams College

Williamstown, MA 01267

http://www.cs.willams.edu 

The review of applications will begin on January 15th, and will continue until the position is filled. We will conduct semi-finalist interviews online beginning in late January, and we aim to complete the search and hiring process by early March.  Please direct all correspondence to hiring@cs.williams.edu. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at

http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy.

Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website for more information. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu).

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.