Visiting Assistant Professor - Williams College

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Williams College

WILLIAMS COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Behavioral Neuroscience, beginning July 1, 2018. We provide mentoring in teaching and support for research for visiting faculty. Teaching responsibilities will likely be a co-taught Introduction to Neuroscience course, an upper-level research seminar with laboratory in the candidate’s area of interest, and a team-taught interdisciplinary senior seminar. We are particularly interested in attracting and welcoming candidates from under-represented groups, and hiring candidates who can work effectively with students from diverse backgrounds. Candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment or be near completion of that degree. Please submit a cover letter, vita, two or three letters of reference, reprints, research statement, and information on teaching experience and effectiveness (including numerical instructor ratings, if available) online at Applications will be considered as they are completed. Fax, email or mail applications cannot be accepted. Contact the department administrator at with questions or see

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 ( and Psychology Department ( websites. 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.