Lafayette College Seeking Applications for Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Lafayette College ( is hiring a tenure-track opportunity. They are currently inviting applications for an Assistant Professor position to start in July 2022.  As an undergraduate-only liberal arts college with engineering, they offer a teaching focused experience and support for the development of a vibrant research program. They are seeking a colleague that strives to be an engaging teacher by using creative pedagogy, creates an inclusive classroom, and is an active scholar/student research mentor.

The Department, the Engineering Division, and the College support the growth and development of their faculty in both their teaching and research. The College provides research start-up funds as well as annual funds to support research assistant scholarships and conference travel.  

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 recently being recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for a commitment to the Engineering Deans’ Diversity Pledge.  Lafayette’s engineering programs are among the top 10 in the nation for women on the faculty and among the top 20 for Bachelor’s degrees awarded to women.  

For more information and to apply, follow this link:

Questions can be sent to Dr. Daniel Sabatino (