Visiting Assistant Professor position in biology at the Claremont Colleges

Posted on April 28, 2022
Expires: May 31, 2022

The W.M Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer and Scripps Colleges (three of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges) in Southern California, seeks to hire a full time, visiting assistant professor in biology for the Fall 2022-Spring 2023 academic year. Successful candidates will be able to teach a general biology course for non-science majors, contribute to the introductory biology sequence (spanning basic concepts in cell and molecular biology, plant and animal diversity, ecology, and evolution), and/or teach an upper division biology course in their area of specialty. Participation in directing undergraduate research projects may be possible.  The position is for a one-year appointment with the potential for renewal.  A Ph.D. in biology or related subject is required and prior teaching experience is preferred.

Please apply online at:  Upload: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of your proposed approach to teaching science in a liberal arts setting, (4) a statement on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in a liberal arts environment, and (5) the names and email addresses of three references.  Please have your references upload reference letters to the following email address: Inquiries regarding the position may be emailed to Dr. Lars Schmitz at  Additional information about the department may be found at Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

The Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer and Scripps Colleges is an equal opportunity employer.  In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the department actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented social groups in higher education.

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