Pomona College, Politics Department

Position ID:Pomona-Politics Department-VAP [#13462]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: Politics
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/03/20, finished 2020/03/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics The Department of Politics at Pomona College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2019-20 academic year. The position requires strong teaching credentials in American politics, with a focus on questions of race. The teaching load is 5 courses; among those, the candidate will be expected to teach an introductory course in American politics. This is a restricted local search; the college is unable to pay travel expenses. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Pomona College is a top-ten liberal arts institution founded in 1884 and located in Los Angeles County, Southern California. Its resources are enhanced by the adjacent Claremont Colleges, a consortium of seven institutions including Pitzer College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, Keck Graduate Institute, and Claremont Graduate University.

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.

Review of applications will be on a rolling basis and will continue until finalists are identified. Pomona College encourages applications from women and minority candidates. Please submit to Academic Jobs Online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample syllabi, written samples of your research, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Alternatively, hard copies of the same materials may be sent to: Susan McWilliams, Chair, Pomona College Politics Department, 425 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711; susan.mcwilliams@pomona.edu (909) 607-0873 [phone]; (909) 607-1274 [fax].

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Further Info:
425 N. College Ave. Claremont, CA 91711

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