The Computer Science Department at Lafayette College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position starting in the fall of 2016. All areas of CS will be considered. Consideration will be given to applicants with earned Master’s degrees in CS, but preference will be given to applicants with an earned Ph.D. in CS or closely aligned fields by or near the time of appointment. Review of applications will start on April 10th 2016, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Computer Science Department at Lafayette College has five full-time tenure-track members and is accredited by ABET. The teaching load for visitors is 6 courses per year. This opportunity provides a teaching experience in one of the nation’s highly-selective, undergraduate-only institutions. For more information about our program, please see our home page:

A detailed description of the application procedures is available at, and questions may be emailed to the search committee chair (

Lafayette College is a highly selective private liberal-arts college located in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania. The college is 70 miles north of Philadelphia and 70 miles west of New York City.

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.

Application Process

Applications should be directed through the online submission form, found below, at the department website:  When applying, the following information is required: a cover letter; a curriculum vita; and a statement of teaching.  A brief research statement may also be optionally provided.

Contact information for at least three references should be provided in your materials.  A separate online submission form will be provided for references to submit their letters.  Additionally, candidates should request that their references submit a letter without departmental request.  Lastly, the candidate should be aware that only complete applications will be processed and they will be alerted when the application is complete.  Any inquiries can be directed to the search committee and its chair through the following email address:

Application review will begin April 10th, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

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