Visiting Assistant Professor of Oceanography and Climate Change

The Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences and the Environmental Programs at Lafayette College invite applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position for academic year 2022-2023.  We seek applicants with expertise in oceanography and climate change.  The successful candidate will teach a 3-3 load with courses on oceanography, introductory geology, the issue of anthropogenic climate change, and an environmental science/studies course in the candidate’s area of expertise.  Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD and teaching experience; however, we will consider well-qualified ABD applicants.  The Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences and the Environmental Programs are interested in building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and with interest in and/or experience working in collaborative interdisciplinary settings to apply.

The review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, please submit application materials by March 11th, 2022. Candidates should submit a cover letter of application, statements of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via the Interfolio interface:

In their cover letter, candidates should please address how their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement available online ( Please direct any questions to search committee chair, Professor David Sunderlin,

Lafayette College is 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 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.