The Computer Science Department at Lafayette College is inviting applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position starting in the fall of 2023. All areas of CS will be considered. Consideration will be given to applicants with earned Master’s degrees in CS or closely aligned fields, but preference will be given to applicants with an earned Ph.D. by or near the time of appointment. Review of applications will start on April 1, 2023, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This is a full-time appointment with a 3/3 teaching load.

The Computer Science Department at Lafayette College has seven full-time faculty members and is accredited by ABET. The department offers Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in computer science, as well as minors in computer science and computational methods. Department faculty also play a key role in the newly established data science minor.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a diversity statement, and three letters of reference through Interfolio at The application materials should demonstrate the applicant’s commitment to teaching in an undergraduate, liberal arts environment and address how their teaching will support Lafayette’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.