Friday, June 28, 2019

VAP, Lafayette College PA

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

Lafayette College: Faculty Positions: Physics


Easton, PA

Open Date

Jun 28, 2019


The Physics Department of Lafayette College, a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts institution with programs in the arts, sciences, social sciences, and engineering, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position for academic year 2019-20. Lafayette College is located in Easton, Pennsylvania, 70 miles from New York City and 60 miles from Philadelphia.
We are seeking candidates with a demonstrated enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching.  The successful candidate should be able to teach introductory physics effectively in classroom and laboratory environments, and may also teach intermediate or advanced courses in physics or astronomy, depending on the candidate's areas of interest.  Candidates will teach three courses per semester. 
More information about the department is available at or by writing to 


A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is preferred, but ABD candidates will also be considered. 

Application Instructions

Please submit a letter of application, statement of teaching interests, c.v., and three letters of reference through this interfolio site.  (For the letters of reference, click on "add file," then "request a recommendation," and then enter the contact information for your reference.  That person will then receive information about uploading a reference letter.)
In your application, please address how your teaching, mentoring, and/or community service support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.