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Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Lafayette College

Date Posted May 9, 2022
Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University Lafayette College
Easton, PA, United States
Department Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2022
  • Visiting Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Chemical/Petroleum
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, ( 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: 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 (

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 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.

  • Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.

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