Job description

The International Affairs Program at Lafayette College invites applications for a VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in International Affairs for the academic year 2018-2019. The IA Program at Lafayette College is a long-standing, popular, and cutting-edge program in global studies. We seek to hire a faculty member with strong interdisciplinary expertise with preference for candidates with depth in areas such as transnational and global migration, race and ethnicity, hybridity, and indigeneity. Other concentrations also will be considered.  

The successful candidate will teach a globalization gateway course, research methods, the capstone senior seminar, and several courses in their own field of specialization. This is a full-time appointment with a 3/3 teaching load.

 Candidates should have some interdisciplinary background and experience in teaching undergraduates. A PhD is required. ABD candidates with a firm completion date by August 2018 will also be considered.

Please upload a letter of application, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and graduate school transcripts, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted to by MARCH 30. In your cover letter please address how your teaching and research might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement.

Inquiries may be sent to Angelika von Wahl (Associate Professor and Chair of International Affairs, and Chair of the Search Committee) at [email protected] (Office: 207 Oechsle Center for Global Education, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042).

Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each member of the faculty, student body, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating and maintaining a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer.

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment, as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable laws and College policies.




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Posted: 2/26/2018
Application Due: 4/27/2018
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