Teacher-Scholar in Engineering and Public Policy
Lafayette College is seeking an exceptional teacher-scholar with expertise in Engineering and Public Policy for a full-time, visiting position for the 2021-2022 academic year in the Engineering Studies Program. The Program awards a Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering that explores engineering through an interdisciplinary lens.
The candidate’s teaching, scholarly interests, and experience in Engineering and Public Policy will contribute to a program with current faculty expertise in sustainable technologies, STS, engineering policy, and engineering management. Applicants may have expertise in any of those areas, though applicants whose work addresses issues of energy and society are desirable. The successful candidate will teach the program’s core course in Engineering and Public Policy and interdisciplinary electives of their choosing, with preference for courses on energy and society. Prior teaching experience and training in engineering are also preferable. The teaching load is at least 3 courses per semester.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a curriculum vita, and a list of three references. Application materials should demonstrate the applicant’s ability to teach courses in engineering and society and explain how the applicant’s teaching will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the college’s diversity statement (http://www.lafayette.edu/about/diversity-statement/). Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2021. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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.