Temporary Faculty Positions

Three-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

The Department of Economics at Pomona College invite applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics. Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. in Economics, Public Policy, or a related field (or be near completion). The successful candidate will offer five courses a year, which includes multiple sections of one class (so no more than three preps). The candidate’s course assignments will be determined together with the Department’s chair but will include microeconomics theory as well as our introductory course.

Founded in 1887, Pomona College is the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, a unique constellation of five small undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions located in southern California near the foothills of the San Gabriel mountains, about 35 miles east of Los Angeles. Pomona College’s student body consists of approximately 1,700 students, over 55% of whom identify as a person of color. The College is committed to a need-blind, no-loan admissions policy and values equal access to higher education. Students of the Claremont Colleges can cross-register for courses at any of the colleges, and faculty and staff across the colleges often collaborate. Currently, the Department of Economics consists of 13 tenured or tenured track faculty members, and there are more than 50 economists at the Claremont Colleges.

To apply for this position, submit a CV, cover letter, a statement of teaching experience, mentoring or advising a diverse student body (Writing the Equity and Inclusion Statement), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a research statement at Academicjobsonline. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to Academicjobsonline. We will begin considering dossiers immediately and until the position is filled. This position is not eligible for travel and moving expenses, nor visa sponsorship. You must show proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

As an equal opportunity workplace, Pomona College is committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, ability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pomona College is committed to increasing excellence through diversity and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

The salary range for this position is $78,000-$85,000 and is commensurate with experience and degree status.

Two Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences

Pomona College seeks applications for a two-year visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, to begin on July 1, 2024. The teaching load is the equivalent of five semester-long courses a year. Faculty are expected to teach across all levels of the curriculum. Candidates with a Ph.D. in computer science or related fields or at the later stage of Ph.D. study are welcome to apply. The annual salary for this role is between $80,000 and $88,000 with a competitive benefits package. The specific factors that the College will consider when offering a salary to an individual will include, but not be limited to: field of expertise, professorial rank, education completion, relevant prior experience, and performance in prior roles.

Pomona College is a highly selective liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 1750 students, all undergraduates. We seek to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty and are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We value candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who are able to demonstrate a commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students through their teaching, scholarship, or service.

Pomona College, located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, is the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, which also include Claremont McKenna, Scripps, Pitzer, Harvey Mudd, and Claremont Graduate University. Collectively, the Claremont Colleges constitute an academic community of 9,000 students. Pomona's Computer Science department has 8 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and there are over 25 CS faculty across the Claremont colleges. In collaboration with the Claremont College Consortium, Pomona College offers a variety of professional development, mentorship, and networking opportunities for junior faculty including the opportunity for entering faculty members to apply for a fully funded leave in their fourth year at the College.

A complete application should include a cover letter; a detailed curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts; and at least one letter of reference which evaluates the candidate's teaching. In the cover letter, be sure to discuss teaching philosophy and demonstrated ability to teach a diverse student body. Please submit your application via email at cssearch@pomona.edu.

All employees must show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

One Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

The Department of Religious Studies at Pomona College in Claremont, CA invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professorship, beginning Fall 2024. The position has a teaching load of five courses per year. Areas of concentration/teaching are Buddhism and/or East Asian religions. Consideration will be given to advanced doctoral candidates.

Pomona College is the founding member of the Claremont Colleges (Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps), liberal arts colleges located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Pomona College and the English Department support equal access to higher education. Of the students admitted into the class of 2024, 58.8% self-identify as domestic students of color, 13.6% international and 20.7% are first generation college students. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach and mentor exceptional students of diverse backgrounds—utilizing pedagogical practices that are rigorous, inclusive, and which promote academic equity.

To apply for this position, please attach a PDF (5MB) attachment to Ms. Laurie Johnson, academic coordinator of Religious Studies, that includes a CV, a cover letter in which you describe your teaching experience and philosophy, research interests, and experience teaching, mentoring or advising a diverse student body (Writing the Equity and Inclusion Statement), a sample syllabus, a writing sample, and graduate school transcripts. Please arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to Professor Zhiru Ng, (zhiru.ng@pomona.edu), Department Chair of Religious Studies. Completed applications that are submitted by March 15 will receive full consideration. This position is not eligible for travel and moving expenses, nor visa sponsorship. You must show proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

As an equal opportunity workplace, Pomona College is committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, ability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pomona College is committed to increasing excellence through diversity and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

The salary range for this position is $63,000-$73,000 and is commensurate with experience and degree status.

Pomona College Asian Studies Program Rand Postdoctoral Fellowship

Asian Studies Program at Pomona College seeks applications for the Rand postdoctoral fellowship, a two- year position, beginning July 2024 and concluding end of June 2026.

This teaching fellowship is open to scholars whose work engages pre-modern China that will generate innovative approaches to research and teaching of Asia. The candidate should have their Ph.D. degree no earlier than 2020. We welcome cross-disciplinary perspectives. Ability to link China with other geographical region(s) will be an asset.

During the first year of the fellowship, the teaching load is two classes, one each semester. The fellow will teach three classes during the second year. The fellow will have access to a research stipend and college funding opportunities for conference travel and teaching/research expenses. The compensation for the fellowship will be: AY24-25, $65,000; AY25-26, $68,000.

Pomona College is a highly selective liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 1650 students, all undergraduates. Pomona College supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. Located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, Pomona College is the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, which also include Claremont McKenna, Scripps, Pitzer, Harvey Mudd, Claremont Graduate University, and Keck Graduate Institute. Collectively, the Claremont Colleges constitute an academic community of 6,000 students. As a result, Pomona students enjoy both the personalized instruction and close faculty-student interactions afforded by a small liberal arts college as well as the intellectual and extracurricular resources typically found at much larger universities. In collaboration with the Claremont Colleges Consortium, Pomona College offers a variety of professional development, mentorship, and networking opportunities for junior faculty/postdoctoral fellows. Asian Studies program at Pomona is part of the broader Asian Studies network which includes the Pacific Basin Institute housed at Pomona and the EnviroLab program at Claremont McKenna.

To apply for this position, upload, as one PDF file, a cover letter, CV, a research statement, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and a description of teaching experience in which you describe a demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body (Writing the Equity and Inclusion Statement) to WorkDay Jobs. Please arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to Professor Zhiru Ng (Faculty Coordinator of the Asian Studies Program). Applications will be considered until position is filled. This position is not eligible for moving expenses or visa sponsorship. You must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of the fellowship, July 1, 2024 until June 30, 2026.

As an equal opportunity workplace, Pomona College is committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, ability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pomona College is committed to increasing excellence through diversity and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Please apply via: AsianStudiesRandPostDocWorkDayJobs.

Lecturer in Russian

The Department of German and Russian at Pomona College invites applications for a one-semester replacement position to teach three courses in Fall 2024. The courses include Beginning Russian, Intermediate Russian, and Everyday Life in the USSR. Relevant teaching experience is required. Ph.D. is preferred, but applicants who are in advanced ABD status will also be considered. Native or near-native proficiency in English and Russian is required. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Please send a cover letter, C.V., graduate school transcript, and one letter of reference by email to Konstantine Klioutchkine, Associate Professor of Russian, Chair of German and Russian Department, by May 19, 2024.

Pomona College is one of seven members of The Claremont Colleges Consortium located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In a continuing effort to build a diverse academic community and to provide equal educational and employment opportunities, Pomona College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented groups. All employees must show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.