The Department of Biology at Lafayette College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning fall 2023. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field.  The candidate will be expected to contribute to our introductory general biology course sequences in particular BIOL 111-Unity & Diversity of Biology and Biol 112-Biomolecular Foundations of Biology. The teaching load is 3/3. The department especially welcomes applications from candidates who will contribute to Lafayette’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  More information about the department is available at

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and list of references to In the cover letter, candidates should address how their teaching will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( The position is open until filled.

Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts and engineering institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive 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. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.