The Neuroscience Program at Lafayette College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2023-2024 & 2024-2025 academic years. We seek a candidate who can teach introductory and advanced courses in Neuroscience. An interest and ability to teach Introduction to Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Physiological Psychology, and/or Advanced Neuroscience is desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and experience teaching undergraduate students. More information about the department is available

Candidates must submit a cover letter describing their teaching history and interests, a teaching statement, and a curriculum vitae. In addition, please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted through Interfolio at In your cover letter, please address how your teaching would support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Questions may be addressed to Lisa Gabel, Chair of the Neuroscience Program  ( Review of completed applications will begin September 30th, 2022 and will continue until the position is 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 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.