Tenure-Track Position in Computer Science

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 20, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Tenure-Track Position in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science


The Department of Computer Science at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning July 1, 2021. In an exceptional case, a more advanced appointment may be considered. The position has a three-year initial term and is open to all areas of computer science. We are especially interested in candidates with strong backgrounds in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, or Computer Graphics, but applicants from all areas are encouraged to apply.


New faculty will join twelve current members of the department in supporting a thriving and diverse undergraduate computer science major. Candidates should have a commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and should, by September, 2021, 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.


The Department of Computer Science offers a congenial working environment, an excellent and diverse student body, and state-of-the-art facilities. Many opportunities exist for collaboration across disciplines. For more information about the department, please visit http://www.cs.williams.edu.


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 http://apply.interfolio.com/78066. Materials may be addressed to Professor Stephen Freund, Chair, Department of Computer Science.


Completed applications received by November 16 will receive full consideration, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please direct all correspondence to hiring@cs.williams.edu.  All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check as described here  https://faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.


Williams College is a coeducational 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.