Visiting Faculty Position – Electromagnetics and Communications

Job description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Lafayette College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of Electromagnetics and Communications starting in July 2019. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate electrical and computer engineering course primarily in the area of Electromagnetics and Communications, but ability to teach courses in robotics, signals and systems, and/or senior capstone design project would also be helpful. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or closely related field and must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education and research.

Lafayette College is deeply 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 in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. In cultivating this community, the Engineering programs at Lafayette have taken a national leadership role in diversity as evidenced by the recent ASEE report listing Lafayette’s engineering programs among the top 10 in the nation for women on the faculty and among the top 20 for Bachelor’s degrees awarded to women.

Lafayette College is a small, highly selective undergraduate institution emphasizing superior education in engineering and the liberal arts. The College is located in the vibrant and historic city of Easton in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, which is 75 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has approximately 75 students across all classes and features small class sizes, hands-on laboratory experiences, and strong support for faculty research and professional development.

To apply, please submit a cover letter that addresses how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Lafayette College's commitment to diversity and inclusion, your curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, a brief research plan and three letters of recommendation, online at: 

The review of applications will begin February 18, 2019.

Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. 

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 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.




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Posted: 2/13/2019
Application Due: 7/14/2019
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