Lafayette College -Visiting Assistant Professor


Lafayette College -Visiting Assistant Professor

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, (https://che.lafayette.edu/) invites applications for a full-time, one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor, starting July 1, 2022. We are seeking candidates with demonstrated enthusiasm and experience in teaching and mentoring undergraduates and an ability to teach effectively at all levels of the curriculum. An interest in laboratory-based teaching and engineering design is a plus. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a closely related field and a B.S. in chemical engineering is preferred. Candidates will teach the equivalent of three courses per semester. We especially welcome applicants who can contribute to Lafayette’s commitment to greater diversity and inclusion.

To apply, please submit application materials, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy including course interests, and three letters of reference at: https://apply.interfolio.com/106602. In the cover letter, please address how your teaching will support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement (https://about.lafayette.edu/diversity-statement/).

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Lauren Anderson, Search Committee Chair, at andersol@lafayette.edu. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Lafayette College is deeply committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. In cultivating this community, the Engineering programs at Lafayette have taken a national leadership role in diversity as evidenced by recently being recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for a commitment to the Engineering Deans Diversity Pledge. Lafayette’s engineering programs are among the top 10 in the nation for women on the faculty and among the top 20 for Bachelor’s degrees awarded to women. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.

Lafayette College is located within 75 miles of both New York City and Philadelphia and is a small, highly selective undergraduate institution emphasizing superior education in engineering and the liberal arts. Lafayette has offered engineering programs for over 150 years. Since inception, the programs have emphasized close interaction between students and faculty. In recent years the engineering programs have been ranked in the top 15 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report among undergraduate-focused institutions.