Current Faculty Job Postings


This page lists all the currently open faculty jobs at Bates College. For information on staff positions at Bates, please see the listings on the Human Resources website.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology: The Department of Anthropology at Bates College is seeking to hire a sociocultural anthropologist for a one-year position, starting August 1, 2024. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to the success of historically underrepresented, marginalized, and first-generation students are encouraged to apply.


Assistant Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences and Physics: The Bates College Department of Earth and Climate Sciences (EACS) and the Department of Physics & Astronomy invites applications for a jointly-appointed, tenure-track Assistant Professor in computational Atmospheric, Oceanic, or Climate modeling, beginning August 2024. The new faculty member will be expected to teach at the intersection of earth and climate sciences and physics and to establish an active research program involving undergraduate students.


Visiting Assistant Professor of History: The Bates College Department of History and Africana Program invite applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of History with a specialization in nineteenth-century U.S. and African-American history beginning August 1, 2024.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latinx Studies: The Latin American and Latinx Studies Program at Bates College invites applications for a full-time, non-renewable, Visiting Assistant Professor position in Latin American and Latinx Studies to begin in August of 2024. We welcome applicants from the social sciences with broad interdisciplinary teaching and research expertise in Latinx, Afro-Latinx, and/or Indigenous Latinx people and identities. The candidate’s academic home will be the Program in Latin American and Latinx Studies.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics: The Department of Politics at Bates College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in comparative politics, with a particular interest in the politics of the Middle East. We are open to a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology: The Bates College Department of Psychology invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, to begin August 1, 2024. The area of specialization within psychology is open. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in psychology, or be ABD in a psychology Ph.D. program and expect to complete the degree requirements before August of 2024.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies: The Department of Religious Studies at Bates College is seeking to hire a scholar of American Religions/Religion in America for a one-year position (with possibility of a one-year renewal) starting August 1, 2024. The position is open with regard to the area of specialization but we are especially interested in scholars who center issues of power, privilege, race, and colonialism in their work and will enhance the department’s curriculum and course offerings.