The Department of Psychology at Lafayette College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2021. This is a one-year position with the possibility of a one-year renewal. We seek applicants with expertise in Developmental Psychology and/or Lifespan Development. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology or a relevant field and relevant experience teaching undergraduates. We seek a candidate who can teach introductory and advanced, laboratory courses in lifespan development and who can engage and supervise students interested in developmental research. An interest and ability to teach one or more of the following courses is also expected: Introduction to Psychology, Statistics, and/or Research Design. The teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Contributing to Lafayette’s Aging Studies, Neuroscience, or other interdisciplinary programs (e.g., Africana Studies, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, or Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies) is desirable. More information about the department is available at

Applications should be submitted to Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of scholarly interests, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Associate Professor Lauren Myers, Chair of the Search Committee, through the Interfolio site. In the cover letter, candidates should address how their teaching and research will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Review of applications will begin March 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. The College is approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all its students, staff, and faculty. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.