Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in applied analysis or statistics. We seek candidates with the potential to make significant contributions to the department’s teaching and scholarship missions. Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences or be in the final stages of attaining one.

Lafayette College is a prestigious liberal arts college, with a faculty of committed teachers and scholars.  Lafayette is located in Easton, part of the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, with New York City, Philadelphia, and Princeton within 75 miles.

The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty members is four courses for the first year, and five per year thereafter. Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and a strong, active research program. Successful candidates will demonstrate willingness and ability to contribute to the life of a vigorous mathematics program on a small, exclusively undergraduate campus. Lafayette’s mathematics department has an outstanding record of leadership in undergraduate research, and candidates should have an interest in mentoring student projects.  Further, candidates should address in their applications how their teaching, scholarship, and/or service will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement (

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statements describing your teaching philosophy and research program, and three references. These materials can be submitted online at  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications completed by Nov. 15 will receive full consideration.

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.