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Faculty Positions

Anthropology

Pomona College’s Department of Anthropology seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for AY 2015-16. We invite applications from candidates whose research focuses on contemporary human populations. We are especially interested in persons who can teach at least two of Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology, Introduction to Biological Anthropology, and Sexualities, as well as a course in their area of interest. Teaching load: 2/3. Send a dossier, including (a) letter of application, including information on your availability for interviewing in Southern California, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) graduate transcript, (d) teaching evaluations, and (e) names of 3 references. These documents should be sent to Sheri Sardinas at sheri.sardinas@pomona.edu with “Visiting Position in Anthropology” on the subject line.   The Department of Anthropology supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. The ideal candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Biology

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.

Economics

The Economics Department of Pomona College plans to make a one-year full-time appointment to teach two sections in the Fall 2015 semester and three sections in the Spring 2016 semester.  Applicants are expected to have completed or be near completion of the Ph.D. degree.  Qualified, interested applicants should email application materials to Michael Steinberger, Chair, Pomona College Department of Economics, Michael.Steinberger@Pomona.edu, and include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a copy of your graduate school transcript, one letter of recommendation, and copies of recent teaching evaluations. For full consideration please submit these documents by April 10, 2015.  The Economics Department supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. The successful candidate will work with students from diverse backgrounds and must be committed to improving access and success in higher education for underrepresented students.

Mathematics

Pomona College seeks applicants for a non-tenure-track, three-year position in pure or applied mathematics. The appointment will be as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics to begin in July 2015.  Duties will include teaching four semester courses per year 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 and directing student research.  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 1,560 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 April 3, 2015 will be fully considered.  Applications may continue until the position is filled.  Pomona College supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment.

Physics/Astronomy

Visiting Faculty Position 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for one-year sabbatical replacement positions in physics and astronomy at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2015. Candidates must have a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment, and those with significant teaching experience are especially encouraged to apply. The position will involve both classroom and laboratory instruction in a total of five courses over two semesters.  While research is not part of the job description, the department is enthusiastic to hear from candidates who are research active. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information of three references via email to: dtanenbaum@pomona.edu 

See www.physics.pomona.edu and www.astronomy.pomona.edu for more information about our department. Review of completed applications will begin in April 2015. Pomona College supports equal access to higher education and values a richly diverse environment. The successful candidate will experience working with Pomona College students from diverse backgrounds in a department with a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

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