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 Anthropology: The Bates College Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2024; we are open to considering applications from candidates who are pre-tenure or recently tenured.


Digital and Computational Studies: The Digital and Computational Studies (DCS) Program at Bates College invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track position, to be appointed as a faculty of Computer Science within the DCS Program, beginning employment in August 2024.  We seek a computer scientist whose interests include undergraduate teaching, active scholarship, and interdisciplinary work.  Candidates should have a strong interest in being located in a program that is highly interdisciplinary in nature, with flexibility in curricular and co-curricular offerings not necessarily found in more traditional computer science programs


Assistant Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences: The Department of Earth and Climate Sciences at Bates College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Earth Surface Processes.


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.


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 2024. The new faculty member will join ongoing cross-STEM initiatives in inclusive pedagogy and curricular renovation.


Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics:

The Bates College Mathematics Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning August 2024. We seek candidates who specialize in areas including mathematical statistics, computational statistics, data science, or development of statistical methods.


Neuroscience: The Program in Neuroscience at Bates College invites applications for an open-rank position to begin in the fall of 2024. We welcome applications from any sub-discipline in the field of neuroscience, however, we are especially interested in candidates whose work focuses on systems neuroscience or cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, and has clinical/medical applications.


Assistant Professor of Physics: The Bates College Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting in August 2024. The search is open to all subfields of physics, and we are particularly interested in theorists or experimentalists working in: astrophysics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, particle physics, statistical and nonlinear physics, or quantum information.


Assistant Professor of Politics (East Asia): The Department of Politics at Bates College invites applications for a tenure-track position in international relations. We look for candidates whose regional expertise is on East Asia.


Assistant Professor of Psychology: The Bates College Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Clinical or Counseling Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2024.


Theater and Dance: The Department of Theater and Dance at Bates College invites applications for an Open Rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) position in Lighting Design, Technology and Management to begin August 1, 2024.