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.


Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture: The Department of Art and Visual Culture, in conjunction with the Religious Studies Department and the Classical and Medieval Studies Program, seeks a tenure-track colleague in premodern visual cultures with an emphasis on visual cultures produced in and among varied religious cultures, including Islamic, Christian, and/or Jewish, in the centuries before 1500 CE.


Assistant Professor of Biology: The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Biology, beginning August 2023. Scholars focused on or capable of teaching courses in ecology at the population, community, or ecosystem level, or traditional ecological knowledge will be of particular interest.


Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Bates College invites applications from scientists with expertise in environmental chemistry for a tenure-track faculty position. Appointment will be in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (CHEM), and will include service on the Environmental Studies (ES) program committee.


Assistant Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies: The Program in Classical and Medieval Studies, in conjunction with the History Department, seeks a tenure-track colleague in ancient Roman culture and history, covering any span from the early republic to the late principate (700 BCE – 300 CE). This position begins August, 2023.


Professor of Dance and Dance Theory: The Department of Theater and Dance at Bates College invites applications for an open rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) position in Dance to begin August 1, 2023. 


Assistant Professor of Economics: The Bates College Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in macroeconomics.


Assistant Professor of Economics: The Bates College Economics Department invites applications for a tenure track position in applied microeconomics.


Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies: The Program in Environmental Studies (ES) at Bates College seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in environmental science to begin August 2023.


Visiting Lecturer in Hispanic Studies: The Department of Hispanic Studies at Bates College invites applications for a one-semester, full-time instructor position beginning in January 2023.


Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Asian Studies: The Program in Asian Studies at Bates College, a private liberal arts college located in central Maine with a rich history of diverse coeducation, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Japanese Language and Asian Studies to begin August 2023. We seek applicants with expertise in pre-modern Japan and with broader interdisciplinary interests.


Assistant Professor of Mathematics: The Bates College Mathematics Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor, beginning August 2023. We seek candidates whose work involves statistics and analysis of environmental data.


Assistant Professor of Physics: The Bates College Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting in August 2023.


Assistant Professor of Politics: The Department of Politics at Bates College invites applications for a tenure-track position focusing on racial and ethnic politics in the US.


Assistant Professor of Psychology: The Bates College Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology beginning in August 2023.


Professor of Theater and Performance Studies: The Department of Theater and Dance at Bates College invites applications for an Open Rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) position in Theater and Performance Studies to begin August 1, 2023.