Two Visiting Faculty Positions at Lafayette College

Lafayette College

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Two Visiting Assistant Professors

The Lafayette College Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) invites applications for two one-year Visiting Assistant Professor positions. The first position is within the subdiscipline of environmental engineering for the Fall 2022/Spring 2023 semesters and the second position is within the subdisciplines of construction management and/or geotechnical engineering for the Spring 2023/Fall 2023 semestersCandidates must have earned a Ph.D. in civil engineering or related field by the start of the position, possess enthusiasm for teaching, and have the ability to teach courses within their subdiscipline. For the construction management and/or geotechnical position, candidates must also be able to teach courses in statics and strength of materials. Each position is a two-semester full-time appointment with a three course teaching load per semester.  Applications are especially welcome from candidates who will contribute to Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Applicants should use the appropriate link to submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Environmental engineering position (, Fall 2022/Spring 2023 – Review of applications begins March 1, 2022

 Construction management/geotechnical engineering position ( ), Spring 2023/Fall 2023 – Review of applications begins April 1, 2022

Application materials should demonstrate the applicant’s ability to the teach the courses associated with the position. In the cover letter, applicants should address how their teaching might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2022 for the environmental engineering position and April 1, 2022 for the construction management/geotechnical engineering position. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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

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 positions should be directed to Prof. Michael McGuire, Search Committee Chair, at