Pomona College is searching for a Conservation Biologist with interdisciplinary competencies for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2019. Applicants should have a doctorate in biology, ecology, environmental science, or a closely related field. Previous teaching and postdoctoral experience is expected, as is a strong interest in teaching a diverse undergraduate population and potential to develop a research program that involves undergraduate students.
The successful candidate will have a joint appointment in Biology and Environmental Analysis and will offer courses relevant to both majors. The teaching load is four courses per year, including an upper-level course in Conservation Biology and contributions to the Environmental Analysis and Biology majors. Additional courses may include advanced classes in the candidate's area of expertise.
Pomona College is a highly selective liberal arts college and a member of the Claremont Colleges consortium. It is located in Los Angeles County with access to a broad range of natural habitats including California sage scrub, deserts, mountains, coastal habitats, and a range of urban environments with diverse human populations. Teaching and research facilities include the Bernard Field Station, a 45-acre preserve within walking distance of the college. Pomona College offers strong support for faculty research and teaching.
Pomona College welcomes applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population. Applicants should submit 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research interests, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy, including descriptions of courses taught, 5) a statement addressing personal commitment to and experience in mentoring a diverse student body and/or issues related to social justice, 6) graduate school transcripts, and 7) three letters of recommendation. These documents should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12122. Review of applications will begin on Oct 31, 2018. Email ConBioSearch [at] pomona.edu for more information.