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Visiting Assistant Professor of Oceanography and Climate Change

Lafayette College
Easton, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Mar 23, 2023

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Global Environmental Change, Ocean Science
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Lafayette College

Visiting Assistant Professor of Oceanography and Climate Change


The Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences and the Environmental Programs at Lafayette College invite applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position for academic year 2023-2024.  We seek applicants with expertise in oceanography, paleoclimatology, and climate change.  The successful candidate will teach a 3-3 load with courses on oceanography, paleoclimatology, introductory geology, and the issue of anthropogenic climate change.  Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD and teaching experience; however, we will consider well-qualified ABD applicants.  The Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences and the Environmental Programs are interested in building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and with interest in and/or experience working in collaborative interdisciplinary settings to apply.


The review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, please submit application materials by March 12th, 2023. Candidates should submit a cover letter of application, statements of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via Interfolio: In their cover letter, candidates should please address how their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Lafayette College's commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement available online ( Please direct any questions to the search committee chair, Professor David Sunderlin,


Lafayette College is a highly selective, private undergraduate-only liberal arts college with 2,700 students located within 70 miles of New York City and Philadelphia. The 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. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.


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