Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor, tenure track

Pomona College invites applications for a tenure track position in the Department of Mathematics, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020. We are looking for candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and research, and who will be excited about mentoring students and supervising student research. The department has directed much effort towards creating a supporting community for all students, and 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.
 
The department invites applicants in the areas of Analysis, Topology, Geometry, or Probability broadly construed. Those who display fluidity in crossing barriers between pure and applied mathematics and/or are comfortable working with real-world data are particularly encouraged to apply. Duties of the position include teaching four semester courses per year, and the direction of student senior projects on a wide range of topics.
 
Pomona College is a highly selective residential liberal arts college attracting an economically and geographically diverse student body, located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. It is the founding member of The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of seven institutions with over forty active mathematicians. Pomona College is an equal opportunity employer and especially invites applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Applications are to be submitted at Mathjobs.org. A complete application will include a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, at least three letters of recommendation (at least one of which evaluates teaching), a description, for the non-specialist, of research accomplishments and plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. Applications completed by December 1, 2019, will receive full consideration.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics

Pomona College seeks applicants for a non-tenure track, three year postdoctoral position in the mathematical sciences, with preference given to statistics or related data fields, to work in the Department of Mathematics. The appointment will be as a postdoctoral fellow in mathematics to begin in July, 2020. Duties will include teaching four semester courses per year and direction of student senior projects. The preferred 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 and the Department of Mathematics supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. Fifty-two percent of our current cohort of first-year students (class of 2023) self-identify as domestic students of color, 11% international and 19% are first generation college students. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. Pomona College is a highly selective liberal arts college, near Los Angeles, with approximately 1,671 students, consisting of an equal number of men and women from all 50 states and 59 countries (http://www.pomona.edu). It is a member of The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of seven institutions with over fifty active mathematicians. Please see the Claremont Center for the Mathematical Sciences web page for more information about the Claremont mathematics activities.

Apply for the position 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 statement of teaching philosophy, a description, for the non-specialist, of research accomplishments and plans, plus a diversity statement.  Applications which are complete by February 1, 2020, will receive full consideration. Pomona College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and especially invites applications from women and minorities.​

Student Jobs

We are currently hiring for the spring semester, pop by the office to see what is available.  Questions?  email Kathy Sheldon