Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Visiting Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

The Lafayette College Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) invites applications for a full-time, visiting Assistant Professor position commencing in August 2018. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in civil or mechanical engineering, possess enthusiasm for teaching, and the ability to teach courses in statics and mechanics of materials.

Lafayette College is a small, private, undergraduate-only institution located in eastern Pennsylvania, 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Lafayette emphasizes superior education in engineering and the liberal arts, placing a strong emphasis on student-faculty interaction in the classroom, in research, and in extracurricular activities. Lafayette College is one of the nation’s few undergraduate-only institutions offering an ABET-accredited, BS Civil Engineering degree. Further information about the civil engineering department can be found at

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a curriculum vitae, and a list of references at Application materials should demonstrate the applicant’s ability to teach courses in both statics and mechanics of materials and how the applicant’s teaching might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the college’s diversity statement ( Review of applications will begin on February 19, 2018. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Lafayette College is 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 a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing 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.

Questions about the position should be directed to Prof. Mary Roth, Search Committee Chair, at All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.