Faculty Positions at Pitzer College

We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, [email protected]/[email protected] Studies, and/or Women’s Studies.

Pitzer College Faculty Positions at Academic Jobs Online

ASSISISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS

The Environmental Analysis Field Group at Pitzer College seeks to recruit a tenure-track assistant professor position in environmental justice to contribute to our undergraduate curriculum. We seek candidates whose work on environmental justice analyzes the impacts of public policy among Indigenous peoples and/or communities of color, with preference for scholars focused on North America. We are interested in candidates who bring empirical, ethnographic, applied, and/or mixed methods approaches to the analysis of environmental racism, climate justice, economic policy, land sovereignty issues, energy policy, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and/or environmental regulation. We are interested in candidates whose research and teaching will focus on the analysis of and solutions to racial disparities and the intersections between climate and environmental quality issues in disadvantaged communities. Familiarity with social movements and a strong justice orientation is desired. Scholars working across the fields of environmental policy, Indigenous studies, ethnic studies, resource management, food systems, and/or land use policy are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach a section of Introduction to Environmental Analysis and may periodically offer a writing intensive first-year seminar.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, [email protected]/[email protected] Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

To apply, submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, selected evidence of excellence in teaching and research, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research, and three letters of recommendation. Additionally, candidates should include a separate statement that addresses how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to the understanding of diversity at the College. Electronic documents are required in the following formats: MS Word or PDF.

The deadline for applying is December 31, 2022, or until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to [email protected]


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

Pitzer College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in Economics to begin in academic year 2023-24. We are interested in applicants who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research and who specialize in one or more of the following fields: behavioral economics; environmental or ecological economics; economic development; health economics; public economics; urban, rural or regional economics; labor economics; and/or education economics. Ph.D. by August 2023 is expected. The teaching load is five courses per year over two semesters and requires teaching one course in Microeconomic Theory each semester.

Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, [email protected]/[email protected] Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, copies of publications and/or working papers, and a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and arrange for three letters of recommendation. The cover letter and/or teaching statement should reference how your teaching, scholarship, and mentorship supports our commitment to equity and inclusion in economics.

Applications must be received by November 15, 2022, to be guaranteed full consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted remotely during the ASSA meetings.

Questions may be directed to [email protected]


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AND WORLD LITERATURE

Pitzer College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2023 in Nineteenth-Century American literature. Multicultural approaches are highly desired. Also desirable are secondary research and teaching interests in performance studies and critical theory. Candidate will teach 5 courses annually. A Ph.D. in English or comparable field by time of appointment is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have an ongoing research agenda and a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and teaching.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, [email protected]/[email protected] Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, reference letters, research statement, teaching statement, selected evidence of excellence in teaching and research, and diversity statement.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2022

Questions may be directed to [email protected]


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIES

Pitzer College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position, at the level of assistant professor, in digital media studies. A Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment. The position is open, and we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research interests engage media platforms, digital cultures, digital labor, issues of access, media activism, or feminist media praxis. The Pitzer Media Studies Field Group, in conjunction with the Intercollegiate Media Studies Program at the Claremont Colleges, has constructed a curriculum that foregrounds diversity, inclusion, access, and people’s use of media as social and political action to create cultural change. Our faculty members offer a diverse and comprehensive set of courses that challenge students in intercultural understanding and in social justice theory and praxis.

The successful candidate will design undergraduate courses in their areas of specialization, demonstrate an ability to teach one or more of our core introductory media studies courses (including Introduction to Digital Media Studies, contribute to the College’s First Year Seminar program, and have the capacity to supervise capstone projects (including practice-based work). The teaching load is five courses per year with the expectation of an advising caseload.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, [email protected]/[email protected] Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, selected evidence of excellence in teaching and research, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should also submit a statement in which they address how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to the understanding of diversity at the College.

To apply, please visit Faculty Positions at Pitzer or enter the following address in your browser: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21953.

Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by 15 September 2022.

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Pitzer College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in the anthropology of Latin America at the level of assistant or advanced assistant professor. Theoretical specializations are open; we are especially interested in candidates whose work engages global and local social issues from an anthropological perspective. We seek a candidate who will extend, not replicate, fields already covered by anthropology faculty in the Claremont Colleges consortium. The successful candidate would be expected to teach Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology and be prepared to offer another course required for the major, such as Field Methods in Anthropology. In addition, the candidate is expected to regularly teach a writing-intensive seminar for first-year students.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and a concern with social justice and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with relevant interests, affiliations are possible with Claremont consortium departments of Latin American Studies, Chicanx/Latinx Studies, Africana Studies, and/or the intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement. A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, selected evidence of excellence in teaching and research statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, a graduate school transcript, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should also submit a statement in which they address how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to the understanding of diversity at the college.

Application Deadline: August 15, 2022.

Questions may be directed to [email protected].


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