Job Opportunities

Africa/World. The Department of History at Lafayette College invites applications for a two-year visiting position in the history of Africa (including North Africa). The successful candidate will teach introductory world history courses and intermediate courses in African history. Specialists in African history with a demonstrated ability to teach world history is preferred, but we also welcome applications from world history specialists with a teaching field in African history. Your application should include a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation.

Applicants are asked to submit materials via Interfolio at If you do not have an account with Interfolio, you will be given one free prior to submitting materials. Any questions can be directed to Interfolio’s Support Team by emailing Review of materials will begin on April 10, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the head of the History Department, Professor Joshua Sanborn (

Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate institution with an enrollment of 2400 students. Visiting faculty members receive competitive salaries and teach a 3-3 load. We are committed to creating a diverse community that is inclusive, responsive, and 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 and encourages applications from women and minorities.