The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Lafayette College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in sociology to begin July 2018. We seek candidates with a primary specialization in the sociology of health and medicine, preferably from a global or comparative perspective.

Candidates should upload a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an article or chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of reference to the attention of Andrea Smith, Department Head, Anthropology and Sociology at In your letter of application please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or community service might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the college’s diversity statement ( Applications should be received by September 30, 2017.

Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate institution of 2400 students with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. We are committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each member of the faculty, student body, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating and maintaining 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.