Geology Department Seeks 1-year Visiting Faculty Member

1-Year Faculty Position in Mineralogy and Petrology

The Geology Department at Pomona College, the founding member of The Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a 1-year sabbatical replacement position beginning July 1, 2018 to teach courses and assist with senior thesis supervision.

We seek a candidate eager to interact with talented undergraduates in a liberal arts college environment where teaching and research are emphasized. Teaching responsibilities are expected to include Mineralogy and Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, each with lab, plus Introductory Geology and one other non-lab course determined through discussion between the candidate and department.

Pomona College is an equal opportunity employer, and we especially invite applications from women and members of under-represented groups. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

Applicants should e-mail to a dossier including 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a brief statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a summary of research plans, and 5) undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants should arrange to have two letters of reference sent directly to the search e-mail address. Hard copies of materials may be mailed to Geology Faculty Search, c/o Lori Keala, Geology Department, 185 E. Sixth Street, Claremont, CA 91711.

View the geology department's website; refer questions to Dr. Jade Star Lackey (e-mail:; 909-621-8677). Review of completed applications will begin January 8th, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.