One-Year Visiting Faculty Position in Biology - Pomona College

Posted 4/23/2018

The Biology Department and the Molecular Biology Program at Pomona College are looking to fill a full-time one-year visiting assistant professor position in Biology, starting July 1, 2018.  This position will involve teaching an upper level course for life science majors in an area of Developmental Biology with Laboratory, an upper division course with laboratory in Molecular Biology and a seminar style upper division course during the year. The teaching load is five courses per year; a course with lab counts as two. The department supports visiting faculty members’ pursuit of independent research, particularly in collaboration with undergraduate 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.

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.

Questions should be referred to Dr Andre Cavalcanti (Chair), Department of Biology, email: Review of complete applications will begin on May 7, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  This position is not eligible for travel and moving expenses, nor visa sponsorship.

Candidates should email to, a dossier including:

  1. a letter of interest
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. a statement of teaching philosophy including descriptions of courses taught
  4. a statement of research interests
  5. a graduate-school transcript
  6. a statement addressing personal commitment to mentoring a diverse student body. Additionally, applicants should arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent directly to the email above

Last Updated 04/23/2018