Visiting Faculty Position, Fall 2017

We are now accepting applications for a two year visiting faculty position beginning in the fall of 2017. Application materials must be submitted electronically at

The Department of Computer Science at Williams College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position beginning in the fall of 2017. Candidates should have a commitment to 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, 2017. The successful candidate will teach a total of three courses during the academic year, along with associated labs.

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. The Department of Computer Science offers a congenial working environment with small classes, an excellent and diverse student body, and state-of-the-art facilities. Many opportunities exist for collaboration across disciplines, particularly with other faculty in the sciences.

We welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field, and applicants are encouraged to state in their cover letter how, if hired, they will enhance our current course offerings and educational experiences. 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.  Applications should also include a 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. Application materials must be submitted electronically via Materials may be addressed to:

Professor Brent Heeringa, Chair
Department of Computer Science
Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct all correspondence to [email protected] All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at