Faculty Positions at Pitzer

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, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or Women’s Studies.

Current Faculty Positions Open for Pitzer College

 

Assistant Professor of Environmental History
Pitzer College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position, at the level of assistant professor, in U.S. and North American environmental history. We are interested in candidates whose work engages such areas as environmental health, racial justice, racial capitalism, urban life, and forms of resistance. Time period of a candidate’s research is open, inclusive of colonial histories.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to innovative approaches to introductory courses as part of the curriculum in U.S. history in the Claremont consortium of undergraduate colleges. 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, Chican@/Latin@ 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.

 

To apply, please visit Faculty Positions at Pitzer or enter the following address in your browser: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14117. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 1, 2019.

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Assistant / Associate Professor of Mathematics
Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges in California, seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics whose scholarship includes work in computational geometry/topology, or a related field. The Ph. D. in Mathematics or related field is required. The successful candidate would teach courses in their specialty, courses in mathematics designed for liberal arts students, the Calculus sequence, and other mathematics courses as appropriate. Experience teaching introductory computer science is also desirable.

The deadline for applying is November 15, 2019 or until the position is filled. Applications received before this date will be given preference. Campus interviews will follow in late February and early March, 2020. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to inquiries regarding the status of submitted applications.

The Claremont Colleges (Pomona, Harvey Mudd, Scripps, Claremont McKenna, and Pitzer) have a cooperative mathematics program, with more than 50 Ph. D. mathematicians. Our collective organization, the Claremont Center for the Mathematical Sciences, sponsors many activities, including a weekly Mathematics Colloquium and several disciplinary seminars. The successful candidate could also participate in the intercollegiate program in Science, Technology, and Society at the Claremont Colleges.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented social 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, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or Women’s Studies.

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Faculty recruitment is managed through the Office of the Dean of Faculty. If you have any questions about open faculty positions, please contact FacultyJobs@Pitzer.edu