Visiting Assistant Professor Positions in Cell and Molecular Biology
The Biology Department at Pomona College is seeking applications for two one-year visiting assistant professor positions in Cell & Molecular Biology beginning fall 2015. Each position will participate in teaching at least two of the following courses: Introduction to Genetics with Lab, Intro Cell Chemistry and Cell Biology with Lab, Advanced Cell Biology with Lab, and Molecular Biology Lab. The teaching load is five courses; labs count as a course. The Biology Department is housed in the superbly equipped Richard C. Seaver Biology Building and the recently renovated Seaver South Building. The department supports visiting faculty members’ pursuit of independent research, particularly so as to mentor senior thesis students. In addition, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. Post-doctoral experience and/or prior teaching experience is preferred.
Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a graduate-school transcript, a statement of teaching philosophy including descriptions of courses taught, a statement of research interests, reprints/preprints, and two letters of recommendation to Nina Karnovsky (Chair), Department of Biology, 175 West 6th Street, Pomona College, Claremont CA 91711- 6339. Complete applications received by March 15, 2015, will receive full consideration.
Pomona College, founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. Pomona College is an Equal Opportunity employer and especially invites applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.