The Chemistry Department invites application for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning fall 2013. A more senior appointment is possible under special circumstances. We are particularly interested in applicants with research interests in experimental biochemistry. Teaching assignments in this position may include courses in biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, upper-level biochemistry courses, introductory chemistry, and courses for non-science majors. A semester teaching assignment normally includes complete responsibility for one course and two laboratory sections, and supervision of student research projects. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or have completed their dissertation by September 2013 (postdoctoral experience is preferred). The successful candidate must have a strong commitment both to teaching at the undergraduate level and to developing a productive research program. Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts that has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. The Chemistry Department is composed of 12 faculty members and graduates about 30 majors each year; the department has excellent facilities for teaching and research. For more information see http://chemistry.williams.edu/. The College is committed to building and supporting the diversity of its science majors and seeks an individual who can help us meet these goals. Mail CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, descriptions of teaching philosophy and research projects for undergraduates, and three letters of recommendation to: Professor Thomas E. Smith, Chair, Department of Chemistry, 47 Lab Campus Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, by October 2, 2012. Electronic applications will not be accepted. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/. 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.