Pomona College, Politics Department

Position ID:Pomona-Politics Department-ASSTPROF [#13920]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Politics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: Politics
Appl Deadline:2019/10/01help popup finished (2019/06/19, finished 2020/04/05, listed until 2019/10/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Politics at Pomona College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the politics of the United States, with a focus on questions of race and ethnicity. Our department has a broad understanding of the field of political science and encourages applications from a variety of approaches, methodologies and perspectives. Pomona is a top-ten liberal arts college with a diverse and outstanding student body of approximately 1,550 students. The College maintains a student-to-faculty ratio of eight to one and is strongly committed to small-scale residential education. Accordingly, the department values excellent teaching. Faculty at Pomona teach two courses a semester, including introductory courses (in this case, at least one section of "Introduction to American Politics" annually). College faculty are expected to maintain an active scholarship and service profile. The College offers many forms of support for scholarship, including a full-year, pre-tenure research leave. Pomona has a need-blind, no-loan admission policy and values equal access to higher education. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to and success in higher education for underrepresented students. 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. Students of the Claremont Colleges can cross-register for courses at any of the colleges, and faculty and staff across the colleges often collaborate. For full consideration, applications must be submitted by October 1, 2019. To apply, please submit to Academic Jobs Online: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) graduate school transcripts; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy; 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 6) three sample syllabi; 7) a research statement; 8) written samples of your research; 9) a statement addressing your demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, and 10) three letters of recommendation. Alternatively, hard copies of the same materials may be sent to: Susan McWilliams Barndt, Chair, Pomona College Politics Department, 425 North College Avenue, Claremont, CA. 91711. For more information, contact susan.mcwilliams@pomona.edu.

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425 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711

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