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Faculty Positions

Staff Jobs

For a list of open staff positions, please visit our Staff Jobs section.

Tenure-Track Positions

None at this time

 

Full-Time Temporary Positions

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Temporary Positions

Chemistry--Teaching/Research Postdoctoral Position

A two-year research/teaching postdoctoral fellowship in Chemistry, starting July 2014. This position is designed for a person interested in a career at a primarily undergraduate institution. The applicant will be affiliated with Professor Cynthia Selassie and conduct research in her laboratory, as well as teach three courses in the introductory organic chemistry sequence. Professor Selassie’s research in medicinal chemistry utilizes QSAR-based approaches to the design and synthesis of anti-malarial compounds, and the delineation of phenol-based toxicity. To apply, please submit a CV, statement of career goals, undergraduate and graduate transcripts and two letters of recommendation to Prof. C. Selassie, Chemistry Department, Pomona College, 645 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711-6338. Review of completed applications will begin February 14, 2014. Pomona College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. 

Chemistry--Physical/Analytical Positions

The Pomona College Department invites applications for two one-year visiting positions in physical and analytical chemistry, both at the Visiting Assistant Professor Level, to begin July 2014. Teaching responsibilities include a five-course load in general chemistry (lecture and laboratory) and upper-division courses in physical/analytical chemistry. A Ph.D. in chemistry and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching are required. Excellent facilities for teaching and research are available. Qualified candidates should submit their CV, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and statement of teaching philosophy, and arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent to Professor Roberto A. Garza-López, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Pomona College, 645 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711. Review of completed applications will begin February 14, 2014. Pomona College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

French Language and Literature

Pomona College invites applications for a one-year position in French at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor. Specialty open. The successful candidate will have a strong and/or promising research profile and will display evidence of excellence in language instruction. Responsibilities will consist of a 3/2 teaching load consisting of 4 language courses and 1 literature course. Candidates should submit a letter of application describing scholarship and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, sample course syllabi, graduate transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. Ph.D. by August 2014 preferred. Pomona College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.
 
Applications should be sent by March 1 to:
 
Jack Abecassis, French Coordinator
Pomona College
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
550 N. Harvard Street, Mason 239
Claremont CA 91711-6335
jabecassis@pomona.edu

Geology--Sedimentary Geology

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, 2014, to teach the equivalent of 2.5 courses per semester and assist with senior thesis supervision.

We seek a candidate eager to interact with talented undergraduates in an environment where teaching and research are emphasized. Teaching responsibilities are expected to include Sedimentology and Earth History, each with lab, plus an introductory course and one other non-lab course, to be determined through discussion between the candidate and department.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts, and two letters of reference to Robert R. Gaines, Geology Department, Pomona College, 185 E. Sixth Street, Claremont, CA 91711.

Web address: http://www.geology.pomona.edu; refer questions to Dr. Robert Gaines (e-mail:GeoFacSearch@pomona.edu; 909-621-8674). Review of completed applications will begin April 21, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Pomona College is an equal opportunity employer, and we especially invite applications from women and members of under-represented groups.

Music--Ethnomusicology

Pomona College is seeking a visiting assistant professor to fill a one-year replacement position in Ethnomusicology in the Music Department from July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed or are approaching completion of the Ph.D.  Candidates should show evidence of ethnomusicological research as indicated by scholarly presentations and publications. Area of specialization is open. Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years' teaching experience. The candidate should be committed to working in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. Responsibilities include teaching five courses and supervising one or two non-Western ensembles taught by specialists.  Teaching load includes an introductory course in World Music, a theory and methods course in Ethnomusicology, and three additional courses based on the candidate's expertise and the department’s needs. Such needs may include leading a non-Western ensemble or teaching courses in music theory and aural skills.
Send letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, sample publication or conference paper, and three letters of recommendation to Ethnomusicology Search, Department of Music, Pomona College, 340 North College Avenue, Claremont, CA, 91711. Complete applications received by March 31, 2014 will receive full consideration. Pomona College is a member of the Claremont Colleges and is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The Music Department has nine full-time faculty members and 28 part-time applied music and ensemble instructors. The Department serves music majors as well as a large number of non-majors each semester. Pomona College is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Physics & Astronomy--Visiting Faculty Position

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement position in physics and astronomy at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2014. 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 positions 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 March 2014. Pomona College is an equal opportunity employer, and it especially invites applications from women and members of under-represented groups.

Theatre and Dance

Teacher of Acting and Directing, 1-year term

The Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance. This is a full-time, 1-year, non-tenure-track, term position. The individual holding the position is expected to teach 5 courses per academic year from the following list of courses: Basic Acting, Intermediate Acting, Upper-level Acting Studio, and Introduction to Directing. Areas of specialized teaching might include Acting for the Realistic Theatre, Acting for the Classical Theatre, Acting for Film and Television, Musical Theatre, and/or Voice for the Actor. There is a possibility of a main stage directing assignment. (Directing of a main stage production is considered to be the equivalent of one regular course assignment). While there is no expectation of ongoing scholarship, or professional work outside the Department, such activities are encouraged as long as the individual clearly understands the full-time nature of the position and the expectation of advising students and participating actively in the life of the Department.
The M.F.A., Ph.D. or D.FA. degree in Acting/Directing is required. Teaching experience at the college level and a significant body of professional work outside of academe are greatly preferred. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.
To apply, please send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with references, a graduate school transcript, and 2 brief statements, one addressing the candidate’s teaching philosophy and one addressing the candidate’s experiences in working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students, to:
James Taylor
Chair
Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance
300 E. Bonita
Claremont, CA 91711
jptaylor@pomona.edu. 

The application deadline is Friday, February 21. Application may be made in either print or electronic format.

Teacher of Acting and Directing, 2-year

The Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance. This is a full-time, 2-year, non-tenure-track, term position. The individual holding the position is expected to teach 5 courses per academic year from the following list of courses: Basic Acting, Intermediate Acting, Upper-level Acting Studio, and Introduction to Directing. Areas of specialized teaching might include Acting for the Realistic Theatre, Acting for the Classical Theatre, Acting for Film and Television, Musical Theatre, and/or Voice for the Actor. There is a possibility of a main stage directing assignment at least once in the 2-year term. (Directing of a main stage production is considered to be the equivalent of one regular course assignment). While there is no expectation of ongoing scholarship, or professional work outside the Department, such activities are encouraged as long as the individual clearly understands the full-time nature of the position and the expectation of advising students and participating actively in the life of the Department.
The M.F.A., Ph.D. or D.FA. degree in Acting/Directing is required. Teaching experience at the college level and a significant body of professional work outside of academe are greatly preferred. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.
To apply, please send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with references, a graduate school transcript, and 2 brief statements, one addressing the candidate’s teaching philosophy and one addressing the candidate’s experiences in working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students, to:
James Taylor
Chair
Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance
300 E. Bonita
Claremont, CA 91711
jptaylor@pomona.edu. 

The application deadline is Friday, February 21. Applications may be made in either print or electronic format.

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