Lafayette College is adding 40 new faculty positions over the next six to eight years as part of a growth strategy to make the College more affordable to a more diverse student body.

Lafayette is the intellectual home of stellar faculty who offer a distinctive integration of arts, humanities, sciences, and engineering. We are recruiting scholars who will deepen existing disciplines, as well as those who work in emerging fields or areas that transcend traditional academic boundaries.

In addition, we are using this opportunity to focus on increasing faculty diversity, including the hiring of women in the sciences, engineering and mathematics, and faculty of color across all academic disciplines. See the available academic openings.


Research Funding

The College-Funded Research Program was established with the purpose of assisting in the advancement of professionally significant faculty scholarship.

Career search assistance for faculty partners

Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking Consortium (LINC) supports newly transplanted and diverse employees by helping pre-hire candidates envision Lehigh Valley as their home, supporting accompanying partners in their career search, and transitioning new hires and their families into the local community.

Our accomplished students

Students Earn Prestigious Fellowships & Scholarships

A chance to study alternative energy and biotechnology at a research university. A summer job with a political action committee in Washington, D.C. A yearlong stint at a college in Beijing. Lafayette students grabbed big opportunities this past school year, notching some of the nation’s most prestigious fellowships, scholarships, and other honors.

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