The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time visiting (non tenure-track) position for the 2023/24 academic year. Teaching will include courses in introductory (general) chemistry with possible other courses depending on the candidate’s specific expertise, prior teaching experience, and departmental need. The teaching load will be three lecture courses each semester, where two laboratory sections are equivalent to a lecture course. While not a requirement, opportunities and support are available for the successful candidate to mentor students on research projects.

A Ph.D. degree or ABD is required, and teaching experience is preferred. Additional information about the position and the Department of Chemistry can be found at We especially welcome applicants who can contribute to Lafayette’s commitment to greater diversity and inclusion.

Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching expertise/philosophy, a statement of how they will contribute to diversity and inclusion in the department, and three letters of recommendation to be submitted by the evaluators. For full consideration, the application packet should be complete by April 21, 2023. Candidates should upload applications at In your cover letter, please address how your teaching, mentoring, community service, and/or scholarship would support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (

Lafayette College is a highly selective, private undergraduate-only liberal arts college with 2,700 students located within 70 miles of New York City and Philadelphia. The 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. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.