Job Posting: Tenure-Track Faculty, Immunologist, Biology Department, Williams College

Kate Stuart
August 21, 2014

Williams College

Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Biology Department

The Biology Department at Williams College, a premier liberal arts college with a long-standing tradition of excellence in the sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 2015. We seek a broadly trained immunologist who will teach upper level courses in his or her area of specialty and contribute to our introductory course in cellular and molecular biology. The individual will advise undergraduates in research and participate in interdisciplinary programs in biochemistry & molecular biology, and/or bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics. Normally, faculty members teach one course and two associated laboratory sections (or the equivalent) each semester. A vibrant research program that is attractive to extramural funding agencies and involves talented undergraduates is expected. Start-up funds and internal funding for research are available. A Ph.D., postdoctoral experience, and a strong research record are required. We anticipate the appointment at the beginning assistant professor level, although more senior appointments are possible under special circumstances.

All applications should be submitted through Interfolio E-mail and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application addressed to Professor Steve Swoap (department chair), a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research plans, and three current letters of recommendation. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check Application deadline is October 10, 2014.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the culturally rich Berkshire Hills area of western Massachusetts with easy access to the cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Please visit the Williams College website ( and the Williams Biology website ( 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.