Art History

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, full-time position for 2016-17. 5-course load. Ph.D. in hand or expected by September 2016. Teaching experience required.

Teach first half of 2-semester introductory survey, plus courses in an intercultural, comparative curriculum of introductory and advanced undergraduate discussion courses on the art and architecture of the Mediterranean basin ca. 300-1300 that relate late antique pagan, Jewish, Christian, and Islamic art as part of a Late Antique and Medieval Studies (LAMS) Program at the Claremont Colleges. Creative cultural interactions between global Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern Studies and contemporary issues encouraged. Dossiers should include: letter of application with related course background and ideas about curriculum in areas listed above; CV; graduate school transcripts; three brief statements addressing teaching philosophy, scholarship, and demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body; and 3 letters of reference. These documents should be sent to Frances Pohl, Chair, Department of Art History, Pomona College, 145 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont, CA 91711 or to fpohl@pomona.edu. Pomona College supports equal access to higher education and values a richly diverse environment. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. Review of applications will begin January 10, 2016. 

Computer Science

Computer Science Department, Pomona College: Tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2016. Teaching load: 2/2. Ph.D.required. The position is open to all areas of computer science.

Candidates in areas including systems, security, AI, graphics, and HCI are especially encouraged to apply.

Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college in southern California and attracts a diverse, national student body. The Computer Science Department supports equal access to higher education. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

Please submit the following application materials online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo): cv; graduate exact URL to transcripts; 3 or more letters of recommendation, at least one evaluating teaching; and three statements―one addressing teaching philosophy,one addressing scholarship and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body. Review of applications will begin on December 31, 2015. Further information at http://www.cs.pomona.edu/search2016.html or search@cs.pomona.edu.

Director of College Writing

Director of College Writing. Open field, open rank. Ph.D. preferred. Full-time faculty position (non-tenure track, with faculty benefits). The Director of College Writing reports to the Dean of the College.

Pomona College, a highly selective liberal arts college, is seeking a visionary and collaborative writing program administrator with expertise in faculty development and program assessment. The successful candidate will be an innovative teacher-scholar-administrator with at least two years of experience in writing program leadership. At Pomona, faculty from across the disciplines teach theme-based first-year writing seminars. In addition and starting in the 2016-2017 academic year, all students at Pomona College must satisfy a discipline-based writing intensive General Education Requirement.

The Director of College Writing provides leadership for the college’s writing program, which includes faculty development and assessment for the first-year seminar program and the new writing-intensive courses as well as the Writing Center. The program is staffed by a full-time Assistant Director of College Writing, who currently runs the Writing Center and coordinates a course-based Writing Fellows program, by peer tutors, and by an administrative assistant. The Director of College Writing serves on committees ex officio, including the Committee on Critical Thinking and Writing (which oversees the college’s writing-intensive courses), and teaches one class per semester, including the first-year writing seminar and writing-intensive seminars in a relevant department.

The successful candidate will be able to develop, implement, and assess long-term plans for writing across the college. The candidate will also have experience working with and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

Applications should include a dossier, including (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae, (3) graduate transcripts; (4) three brief statements – (a) one addressing teaching philosophy (including student and faculty development), (b) one addressing scholarship, and (c) one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body; and (5) three letters of recommendation. These documents should be uploaded to academicjobsonline.org.

Review of applications will begin on November 16, 2015. Pomona College supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment.

For further information, we can be reached via email at CollegeWritingSearch@pomona.edu.

Economics

The Pomona College Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning AY 2016-17.  We are searching for someone whose primary research field is Industrial Organization, but whose secondary fields and teaching interests can include economic history, regulation, non-profits, game theory, or industry studies such as the economics of health care, entertainment, energy, and information services.  Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2016.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for students from underrepresented groups and values working with a diverse group of students.  Pomona College, the founding member of the contiguous Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse national and international student body.  Its economics department has 12 tenure-track economists and there are 30 more at the other Claremont Colleges.  The teaching load is 2-2.  Candidates should apply through Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo).  Applications should include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper; graduate transcript(s); research statement; statement of teaching philosophy and experience; statement addressing ability to mentor a diverse student body; and three letters of recommendation.  Complete applications are due December 1, 2015.  We will be interviewing at the ASSA meetings. 

Environmental Analysis 
Urban Geography and Environmental Justice

Assistant Professor in Urban Geography and Environmental Justice, Environmental Analysis Program, Pomona College

Pomona College’s Environmental Analysis Program invites applications for a new tenure-track appointment focusing on the urban environment and environmental justice. We seek a candidate who will use and teach students how to use geospatial technologies such as GIS to evaluate cities, the environment, and justice from a policy and social science perspective. Our program spans the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences so the successful candidate must be both willing and able to teach in this interdisciplinary atmosphere. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a deep knowledge of environmental issues. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in two or more of the following areas: urban geography and spatial analysis, politics and policy, environmental justice, and environmental epidemiology. The candidate must have Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2016.

Teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester. These courses must include one of the program’s core introductory courses as well as an upper-division course in spatial analysis. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to Pomona’s Draper Center for Community Partnerships or other community-based research opportunities in Southern California.

Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college that attracts a diverse, national and international student body.  We support equal access to higher education and value working in a diverse environment.  The successful candidate will have experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.  

Applicants should submit a dossier including (a) letter of introduction; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) sample of writing representative of research interests; (d) three letters of recommendation; (e) academic transcripts; and (f) three brief statements – one addressing teaching philosophy, one addressing scholarship, and one addressing experience mentoring a diverse student body with examples from the candidate’s current work. These documents should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo.  Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2015.

Environmental Analysis
Conservation Biology

Pomona College is seeking a temporary faculty member for the Spring 2016 semester to teach one course in conservation biology that includes a strong evolutionary and ecological foundation, and how these sciences influence federal policies designed to protect rare and endangered species. The course will teach students how to evaluate the population viability and how species populations depend on genetic factors and demographic factors. By the end of the course, students will appreciate how conservation biology is informed by concepts of population bottlenecks, inbreeding depression, and hybridization. Finally, the course will also explore how rare or threatened populations can be influenced by captive breeding, genetic restoration, invasive species, reintroductions, fragmentation, mutational meltdown, and forensics. We expect the class will include use of various tools from genomics that are increasingly applied to real-world problems in conservation and management and how the field influences various policy and regulatory tools.

Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college that attracts a diverse, national and international student body.  We support equal access to higher education and value working in a diverse environment.  The successful candidate will have experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. 

The candidate will have completed graduate courses and work in Conservation Biology or related fields. Candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred. To apply, please send a statement of interest and CV to Marc Los Huertos, Environmental Analysis, 640 N College Ave, Room 130C, Claremont, CA 91711.

History/ Africana Studies

Pomona College invites applications for a tenure-track position in African history.  The position will be at the assistant professor level and jointly appointed in the Department of History and the Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies.  Time period and field of specialization are open.  We seek scholars whose research is based in the field of African history from a comparative and global perspective, including connections with the Atlantic world or the Indian Ocean.  Teaching responsibilities are two courses per semester, and include offering survey courses and specialized seminars in African history and making contributions to the Africana Studies curriculum.  Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2016.

Applicants should send a dossier including:  (a) letter of introduction; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) sample of writing representative of research interests; (d) three letters of recommendation; (e) academic transcripts; and (f) three brief statements – one addressing teaching philosophy, one addressing scholarship, and one addressing experience mentoring a diverse student body.  These documents should be uploaded to ( https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo ). To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 23..

Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse, national student body.  We support equal access to higher education and value working in a diverse environment.  The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. 

Linguistics/Cognitive Science

The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science is searching for a linguist in any subfield of linguistics who uses experimental or computational research methodologies. This is a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level with a 2/2 teaching load. PhD in Linguistics must be in hand, or expected by September 2016. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. Submit a dossier including (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) teaching evaluations, (d) transcripts, (e) three brief statements -- one addressing teaching philosophy, one addressing scholarship, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, and (f) three letters of recommendation. These documents should be uploaded to academicjobsonline.org/ajo. Review of applications will begin on November 9, 2015. Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse, national student body.

Mathematics

Pomona College seeks applicants for a non-tenure-track, one-year position in pure or applied mathematics or statistics. The appointment will be in the Department of Mathematics, to begin in July 2016. Duties will include teaching and possible direction of student senior projects. The ideal candidates will be committed to excellence in teaching and research, and will be excited about mentoring students. The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to and success in higher education for underrepresented students. 

Pomona College is a highly selective liberal arts college, near Los Angeles, with approximately 1,630 students with an equal number of men and women (http://www.pomona.edu). It is a member of the Claremont Colleges, a consortium of seven institutions with over fifty active mathematicians. For more information, see the Claremont Center for the Mathematical Sciences web page (http://ccms.claremont.edu/).

Please apply via mathjobs.org. A complete application will include a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three or more letters of recommendation (at least one of which evaluates teaching), a description, for the non-specialist, of research accomplishments and plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy. All applications received before March 1, 2016, will be fully considered. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Pomona College supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Pomona College seeks applications for the Fred and Dorothy Chau postdoctoral fellowship, a two-year position, beginning July 2016.

This fellowship is open to scholars in any field in the arts, humanities or social sciences whose research engages race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, or transnational studies. We are especially interested in scholars who will complement our curriculum in Art History, Dance, English, Linguistics, Politics or Theater. Successful candidates will teach two courses per year. Fellows are also responsible for giving one public presentation each year. Salary is commensurate with a visiting full-time faculty position. Please submit letter of application, CV, writing sample, short description of dissertation, statement about teaching at a liberal arts college, a statement addressing the candidate’s demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, and three letters of recommendation by November 17, 2015 to www.academicjobsonline.org  (job number #6164). Pomona College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. 

Psychology/ Chicano/a Studies

The Department of Psychology at Pomona College and the Intercollegiate Department of Chicano/a ­ Latino/a Studies at the Claremont Colleges (CLS) invite applications for a tenure track, joint appointment at the Assistant Professor level with a specialty in Chicano/a/ Latino/a families and communities. The teaching load is two courses per semester, two of which are listed in Psychology, one of which is introductory psychology. The other two courses would be listed or cross-listed with CLS. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented groups. Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting an economically and geographically diverse student body. Please upload to www.academicjobsonline.org the following materials: a) letter of application, b) curriculum vitae, c) three brief statements ­ addressing teaching philosophy, scholarship, and demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, d) publications, and e) three letters of recommendation. In order to receive full consideration, dossier should be submitted by November 1.

Theatre

The Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a tenure-track position in the teaching of acting and directing at the assistant professor level. The position requires a terminal degree in theatre.  The Theatre Department supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. 

The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students.  Responsibilities include teaching advanced, intermediate, and introductory acting and directing one mainstage production a year.  Significant experience with college teaching (beyond graduate assistantships) and/or professional experience are preferred.  The candidate is expected to be knowledgeable in a variety of classical and contemporary acting and directing techniques.  The candidate is also expected to provide vision and leadership for the acting area of a seven-member department. There may also be opportunities to teach specialized courses in acting. The teaching load is 2 courses per semester.  The candidate must understand the goals of theatre education within the liberal arts mission of the College, and embody these goals in teaching, creative work, and research. The appointment begins July 1, 2016.

Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse, national student body. Please submit a dossier, including (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) transcripts, (d) portfolio/work sample (e) three brief statements -one addressing teaching philosophy and experience, one addressing scholarship/ professional work and your future directions, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, and (f) three letters of recommendation.

Deadline for applications: December 1, 2015.  To ensure full consideration applications should be uploaded to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs