Visiting Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Institution: 
Pomona College

Position in Cell & Molecular Neuroscience

The Neuroscience Department at Pomona College is seeking applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position (with the possibility of a second year) in Cell & Molecular Neuroscience beginning Fall 2017. This faculty member will participate in teaching at least two of the following courses: Introductory Neuroscience with Lab, Developmental Neurobiology with Lab or another upper-division Cellular/Molecular Neuroscience course of the candidates choosing. The teaching load for this position is five courses, and labs are counted as a course. The Neuroscience Department is housed in the well-equipped Lincoln/Edmunds, Richard C. Seaver Biology and Seaver South Buildings.  The department supports visiting faculty members’ pursuit of independent research, particularly with mentorship of senior thesis 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.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a graduate-school transcript, a statement of teaching philosophy including descriptions of courses taught, a statement of research interests, and two letters of recommendation to Karl Johnson (Chair), Department of Biology, 175 West 6th Street, Pomona College, Claremont CA 91711- 6339 or by email: [email protected]. Complete applications received by March 1, 2015, will receive full consideration.

Pomona College, the 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.