William & Mary, Arts & Sciences (Multiple Tenure Track and Non-Tenure Track Faculty Positions)

Employer
William & Mary
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music, Business & Management, Economics, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures, History, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Sciences & Technology, Geology & Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

WILLIAM & MARY, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia located in Williamsburg, Virginia, has the following tenure and non-tenure track positions that will begin August 10, 2022.

Located in the center of historic Williamsburg and known as a public Ivy, William & Mary is consistently ranked in the elite group of the Best National Universities-Doctoral by U.S. News and World Report.

We are hiring at the tenure-eligible or non-tenure eligible level as indicated in each notice.

For all tenure eligible positions, a terminal degree in the respective field is required at the time appointment begins. Duties for tenure eligible positions include research and teaching in the respective field, as well as service to the university.

Our scholar-teacher model values faculty research, classroom, instruction, and student-faculty interaction, within a strong liberal arts tradition comprising several dozen academic disciplines.

 

At minimum, applicants will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter, a statement on teaching and research interests, and a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

William & Mary is committed to offering a safe, in-person educational experience. To protect the health of its campus and surrounding community, William & Mary has a COVID-19 vaccination mandate in effect. As of September 2021, 98% of our student body and 95% of our faculty and staff have been fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination must be provided on the employee’s first day of employment. HR can provide assistance if an accommodation is needed.

William & Mary values diversity and invites applicants from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. William & Mary is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and conducts background checks on applicants for employment.

 

For more information about Arts & Sciences, visit: http://www.wm.edu/as/.

For specific details on the selection criteria, requirements, and application procedures for each position, please apply directly to the university’s website https://jobs.wm.edu.

 

Tenure-Track Positions:

 

CHEMISTRY. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Biochemistry. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022). Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred. Postdoctoral research experience is highly desirable.) The Department of Chemistry at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Biochemistry. Appointment will begin August 10, 2022. We are interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in Biochemistry or related fields. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant, externally funded research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. There is also the potential to work with Master’s students. Teaching expectation is 1 lecture and 1 laboratory course each semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in Biochemistry and other lecture and seminar-style courses, and to contribute to the general education (COLL) curriculum.

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Open, but we are particularly interested in the areas of cybersecurity, machine learning/artificial intelligence, software engineering, and the broader area of data science to foster collaborations with the newly developing department of Data Science at William & Mary. Required Qualification: a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field at the time of appointment and must have a strong research record and a commitment to quality teaching. The applicant is expected to establish a high-quality research program, publish research results in top venues, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate and undergraduate research, and attract external funding to support their research activities.) The Department of Computer Science at William & Mary seeks applications for three tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level to begin on August 10, 2022. We are interested in exceptional applicants from all areas of computer science. We are particularly interested in the areas of cybersecurity, machine learning/artificial intelligence, software engineering, and the broader area of data science to foster collaborations with the newly developing department of Data Science at William & Mary. Opportunities for collaboration exist also with nearby NASA Langley and DOE's Jefferson Lab in a variety of research areas such as high performance computing, scientific computing, scientific machine learning, robotics, software engineering, and cybersecurity.

 

DATA SCIENCE. Assistant or Associate Professor. (Specialization: One or more of the following areas: Artificial intelligence and machine learning, data visualization, unstructured data analysis, network analysis, computer vision, data ethics, data engineering (esp. high velocity data acquisition), and/or large-scale data analysis and simulation modeling in support of diverse applications. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Data Science, Information Science, Computer Science, or a related field by the time of appointment (August 10, 2022). Consideration for the higher rank of Associate Professor requires additional commensurate experience. Preferred Qualifications: Involvement in teaching or mentoring student research, or postdoctoral research experience.) The Data Science Program at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for multiple tenure track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Data Science. Appointment will begin August 10, 2022. We are primarily interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence and machine learning, data visualization, unstructured data analysis, network analysis, computer vision, data ethics, data engineering (esp. high velocity data acquisition), and large-scale data analysis and simulation modeling in support of diverse applications.  Exceptional applicants from other areas of Data Science may also be considered.

Successful applicants are expected to establish and maintain a vibrant externally funded research program that inspires a highly motivated graduate and undergraduate student body, and to take advantage of the collaboration opportunities that W&M is offering. Teaching expectation is up to two courses per semester. Successful applicants should have a broad knowledge of data analytics, with a strong interest in teaching to multidisciplinary, liberal arts audiences, including students in disciplines both inside and outside of traditional STEM areas. They are expected to contribute to a Data Science unit that builds on the diverse expertise of William & Mary to establish a nationwide leading program.

 

DATA SCIENCE. Assistant or Associate Professor. (Specialization: Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML) techniques or applications of data science in support of large-scale experiments and simulations performed at Jefferson Lab, a Department of Energy national laboratory. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Data Science, Information Science, Computer Science, Physics (with extensive experience in Data Science), or a related field by the time of appointment (August 10, 2022). Consideration for the higher rank of Associate Professor requires additional commensurate experience. Preferred Qualifications: Involvement in teaching or mentoring student research, postdoctoral research experience, familiarity with large scale experiments in Physics.) The Data Science Program at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Data Science. Appointment will begin August 10, 2022. We are interested in an individual with research and teaching expertise in i) Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML) techniques or ii) applications of data science in support of large-scale experiments and simulations performed at Jefferson Lab, a Department of Energy national laboratory. The successful applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant externally funded research program with a focus on data science issues in support of the research portfolio undertaken at Jefferson Lab. The successful applicant will inspire a highly motivated graduate and undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is one course per semester. The successful applicant must be able to teach lecture and seminar-style courses in data science, and contribute to expanding the strong connection between W&M and Jefferson Lab. The successful applicant is also expected to contribute to a Data Science unit that builds on the diverse expertise of William & Mary to establish a nationwide leading program. Depending on the particular expertise of the candidate, this Data Science position may carry a joint appointment with Computer Science or Physics as appropriate.

 

GEOLOGY. Assistant or Associate Professor. (Specialization: Mineralogy, petrology, high-temperature geochemistry, geochronology, or volcanology. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Geology or a related discipline at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022). Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred.) The Department of Geology at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in mineralogy, petrology, high-temperature geochemistry, geochronology, or volcanology. Appointment will begin August 10, 2022. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant externally funded research program that incorporates mentorship of undergraduate research students. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach a mineralogy course (Rock-Forming Minerals), to contribute courses in geology at the introductory through advanced undergraduate level (e.g., Petrology and/or courses specific to specialty), and advise research students in their subdiscipline. The Department of Geology has eight full-time faculty and graduates ~30 undergraduate majors per year all of whom complete a senior research project.  The Department of Geology works closely with the College’s interdisciplinary Environmental Science and Policy program as well as the Center for Geospatial Analysis.

 

HISTORY. Associate or full Professor. (Specialization: Early American History. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022). Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate and graduate research is preferred.) The Harrison Ruffin Tyler Department of History at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenured position at the Associate or Full Professor level in early American history. Appointment will begin August 10, 2022. We are especially interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in the history of women, gender, slavery, and/or race, but exceptional applicants from other areas of early American history will also be considered. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body as well as Master’s and Ph.D. students. 

Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in the history of women, gender, slavery, and/or race in early America and/or other lecture and seminar-style courses, and to contribute to the graduate program.

 

HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Middle Eastern History and International Relations. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022).

Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred.) The Harrison Ruffin Tyler Department of History and the Program in International Relations at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seek applications for a jointly-appointed position at the Assistant Professor level in modern Middle Eastern history, including Iran and Central Asia, and International Relations. Appointment will begin August 10, 2022. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach an interdisciplinary course on contemporary issues in international relations, an introduction to global history, and compelling courses on modern Middle Eastern history, as well as to contribute to the Program in International Relations.

 

MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Hispanic Studies. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Spanish or a related field at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022). Candidates must possess the skills to teach Hispanic language and culture at all levels. Evidence of previous teaching experience and native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required. Preferred Qualifications: Excellence in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred.)

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Hispanic Studies. Appointment will begin August 10, 2022. We are interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in Medieval Iberian cultural studies, with a specific interest in inter-faith, inter-ethnic relations between Jews, Muslims, and Christians.

The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in our issues-driven interdisciplinary program in Hispanic Studies and other lecture and seminar-style courses, and to contribute to interdisciplinary programs like European Studies and Medieval/Renaissance Studies.

 

MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Japanese Studies. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or the foreign equivalent in Japanese Studies or a related field at the time of appointment (August 10, 2022). Applicants must possess native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English. Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research; experience teaching modern and/or contemporary Japanese culture and Japanese language at the college level; a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in instruction; and experience incorporating new media and/or digital humanities methods into instruction are preferred.) The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in contemporary Japanese Studies. Appointment will begin August 10, 2022. We are especially interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in media studies, digital humanities, and/or socio-linguistics. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. The department offers a major and minor in Japanese Studies and contributes to the university's general-education curriculum. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in English on Japanese culture as well as Japanese language courses. There are also opportunities to contribute to interdisciplinary programs such as Asian & Middle Eastern Studies; Film & Media Studies; and Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies.

 

 

Non-Tenure Track Lecturer Positions: Arts & Sciences has the following non-tenure eligible (NTE) Lecturer instructional positions available. Degree requirements and responsibilities are listed in each description. At minimum, applicants will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter including a statement on teaching and research interests and a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE. Lecturer. (Specialization: Open. Required qualification: A Master’s degree is required. Preferred qualification: A Ph.D. or ABD in Computer Science or a related field at the time the appointment begins or professional experience in computing is preferred.  Previous teaching experience is also preferred.) The Department of Computer Science at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for two non-tenure-track lecturer position that will begin August 10, 2022. The initial appointment will be issued for a two-year period, with subsequent renewal contingent on a successful performance review, department/program needs, and availability of funds. We seek an individual with expertise in computer science. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load. Located in the center of historic Williamsburg and known as a public Ivy, William & Mary is consistently ranked in the elite group for best undergraduate teaching by U.S. News and World Report and is committed to a multi-year effort to strengthen and expand its computer science program. More information about the department can be found at http://www.cs.wm.edu.

 

DATA SCIENCE. Lecturer. (Specialization: Big Data Analytics. Required Qualifications:
M.S. or ABD in Data Science, Computer Science, or Statistics or a closely aligned discipline by the time the appointment begins on August 10, 2022. Candidates with an advanced degree in other fields will be considered if they have published work that utilizes extensive big data analytics or have experience working in industry. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, or a Ph.D. in another field if they have published work that utilizes extensive big data analytics or have experience working in industry. Prior university teaching experience and/or applied experience outside of academic settings is preferred.) 

The Data Science Program at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position, to begin on August 10, 2022. The initial appointment will be issued for a two-year period, with subsequent renewal contingent on a successful performance review, department/program needs, and availability of funds. We seek a strong teacher with expertise in big data analytics who will teach python-based courses for the core curriculum in Data Science (e.g. programming for data science, introduction to data science, machine learning, databases, or data visualization) as well as an upper-level Data Science course in the candidate’s area of specialization. The position carries a typical teaching load of three courses in each of the fall and spring semesters. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of data analytics, with a strong interest in teaching to multidisciplinary, liberal arts audiences, including students in disciplines outside of traditional STEM areas, and experience in using alternative data analysis languages, such as R, Julia, or Scala.

 

ECONOMICS. Lecturer. (Specialization: Economics. Required qualification: A Master’s degree in Economics or a related field is required. Preferred Qualification: A Ph.D. by the time the appointment begins.) The Department of Economics at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track Lecturer of Economics position that will begin August 10, 2022. The initial appointment will be issued for a two-year period, with subsequent renewal contingent on a successful performance review, department/program needs, and availability of funds. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective instructor with a 3-3 teaching load. The Department of Economics values demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching in a highly selective liberal arts environment.  We seek an individual who is prepared to teach rigorous courses—primarily principles of economics, microeconomic and/or macroeconomic theory, statistics and/or econometrics, and classes in fields of their specialization. We particularly value candidates with experience teaching a wide range of different courses

 

GOVERNMENT. Lecturer. (Specialization: Comparative Politics. Required: A Master’s degree and demonstrated excellence in teaching are required. Preferred: A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022).) The Department of Government at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position that will begin August 10, 2021. The initial appointment will be issued for a two-year period, with subsequent renewal contingent on a successful performance review, department/program needs, and availability of funds. We seek an individual with expertise in Comparative Politics. The successful applicant must be able to teach Introduction to Comparative Politics and Research Methods. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach International Political Economy and/or Latin American Politics. The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load.

 

MATHEMATICS. Lecturer. (Specialization: Mathematics and Statistics. Required: A Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related discipline is required. Preferred: A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022). Previous teaching experience preferred.) The Mathematics Department at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for two non-tenure eligible Lecturer positions that will begin on August 10, 2022. The initial appointment will be issued for a two-year period, with subsequent renewal contingent upon performance review, departmental need, and funding. We seek individuals with expertise in Mathematics and Statistics. The successful applicant will be expected to be effective teachers and will have a 3-3 teaching load. Possible course assignments include single- and multi-variable calculus, linear algebra, elementary probability & statistics, ordinary differential equations and introduction to methods of proof.

 

MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES. Lecturer. (Specialization: French and Francophone Studies. Required: A Master’s degree in French and Francophone Studies is required, in addition to a successful proficiency-based teaching record at an American University. Applicants must possess native or near-native fluency in French and English. Preferred qualification: Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022).) Excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate research and a demonstrated proficiency in teaching French and Francophone cinema is preferred.)  The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a lecturer position that will begin August 10, 2022. The initial appointment will be issued for a two-year period, with subsequent renewal contingent on a successful performance review, department/program needs, and availability of funds. We seek an individual with expertise in French and Francophone Studies. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a [3-3] teaching load.   

 

MUSIC. Lecturer. (Specialization: Audio engineering, production, and computer music. Required: A Master’s degree is required. Preferred: A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022).  Previous teaching experience preferred.) The Department of Music at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a two-year, non-tenure-track lecturer position that will begin August 10, 2022. We seek an individual with expertise in audio engineering, production, and computer music. Extra consideration will be given to applicants with a background in building and maintaining a studio. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load. The initial appointment will be issued for a two-year period, with subsequent renewal contingent on a successful performance review, department needs, and availability of funds.

 

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