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Faculty Positions

Staff Jobs

For a list of open staff positions, please visit our Staff Jobs section.

Tenure-Track Positions

Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry)

The Chemistry Department at Pomona College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, invite applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Inorganic Chemistry beginning July 1, 2015. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience.  Teaching responsibilities will include coursework in inorganic chemistry and either general or organic chemistry.  The appointee will be expected to initiate and sustain an externally funded research program that involves the participation of undergraduates. Applicants should supply a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a summary of research plans, a statement describing a demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4281. Review of completed applications will begin October 1, 2014.  The Chemistry Department supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. The successful candidate will have had experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. 

History (African History and the African Diaspora)

Pomona College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, jointly appointed in the Department of History and the Inter-collegiate Department of Africana Studies, with a focus on African history and the African diaspora. Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2015. Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse, national student body. The teaching assignment is two courses per semester.
Applicants should send a dossier including: (a) letter of application (introducing the applicant, her work, and interest in the job); (b)curriculum vitae; (c) academic transcripts; (d) three brief statements—one addressing teaching philosophy, one addressing scholarship, and one addressing demonstrated commitment to mentor a diverse student body; and (e) three letters of recommendation. These documents should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4334. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 24, 2014.
The History and Africana Studies departments support equal access to higher education and value working in 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.

Music (Ethnomusicology)

The Pomona College Department of Music invites applications for a tenure-track position with specialization in ethnomusicology, beginning with the 2015-16 academic year at the rank of Assistant Professor. Pomona College is committed to excellence through diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.
The four-course annual teaching load will likely include offerings of an introductory course in world music and a theory and methods course in ethnomusicology. A section of the College’s first-year writing seminar must be offered at least once during the first three years of employment. Other courses will be based on the candidate’s expertise and departmental needs. The position also includes oversight of and administrative support for the department’s non-Western performing ensembles. Geographic region of expertise is open.
We seek a scholar-musician who shares the department’s philosophy that scholarship and music-making are equally valued parts of a liberal-arts college music curriculum. We further seek a colleague who can build bridges to the wider campus community; the successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for under-represented students. A completed Ph.D. is expected, or, by the very latest, would be required by the end of the second year of employment.
Please submit through academicjobsonline.org, position #4235: 1) a letter of application; 2) graduate transcripts; 3) a curriculum vitae; 4) three letters of reference; 5) a statement regarding your approach to teaching ethnomusicology in a liberal-arts setting; 6) a statement of plans for research; and 7) a statement addressing your demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body. Applications received by October
15 will receive full consideration. Pomona College is a member of the Claremont Colleges and is a highly selective, coeducational liberal-arts college located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The music department has ten full-time faculty members and about thirty part-time applied music and ensemble instructors, and serves both majors and non-majors.

Politics (International Relations)

Tenure-track appointment, Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics, with a regional focus on Asia and strong credentials in international relations and/or comparative politics.  Teaching load: 2/2 (two courses per semester).  Ph.D. in hand or expected by September 2015.  Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse student body.  Send a dossier, including: (a) letter of application; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) graduate school transcripts; (d) three brief statements – one addressing teaching philosophy, one addressing scholarship, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body; and (e) three letters of recommendation.  These documents should be sent to Search Chair, Dept. of Politics, 425 N. College Avenue, Pomona College, Claremont CA 91711 OR these documents should be uploaded to academicjobsonline.org (preferably the latter).  Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014. The Politics Department faculty support equal access to higher education and value working in a richly diverse environment. The successful candidate will likely have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

 

Full-Time Temporary Positions

Fred and Dorothy Chau postdoctoral fellowship

Pomona College seeks applications for the Fred and Dorothy Chau postdoctoral fellowship, a two-year position, beginning August 2015.

The field is open within the humanities and social sciences, but we are especially interested in scholars who focus on race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and transnational studies. 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, 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 October 15, 2014 to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4265.

Pomona College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment.

Temporary Positions

None at this time

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