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Position Details
Posting ID: 16050
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor and Adjunct Faculty Positions, Biology
Category: Non Tenure-track
Department: Keck Science
Department URL:
Description: The W.M Keck Science Department ( of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer and Scripps Colleges (three of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges) in Southern California, anticipates hiring one or more full-time visiting assistant professors and/or adjunct lecturers in biology for the 2019-2020 academic year. We welcome applications from all disciplines within biology; however, we are particularly interested in candidates who can teach one or more courses in the areas of: introductory biology, non-majors biology, introductory environmental science, biostatistics, genetics, vertebrate anatomy, animal physiology, molecular biology, and neuroscience. Participation in research, particularly directing undergraduate research projects may be possible. A Ph.D. in biology or related subject is required and prior teaching experience is preferred.
and Timetable:
Please upload (i) a cover letter of no more than two pages that explains your interest in the position, summarizes your teaching and research background, and lists specific courses of interest, (ii) a curriculum vitae, (iii) a diversity statement (of no more than 1 page) outlining your philosophy for fostering an educational environment that is inclusive of all students, and (iv) the names and e-mail addresses of three or more references (at least two of whom can address teaching). All named references will be automatically contacted and sent instructions for uploading their reference letters. Review of applications will begin March 25, and the position(s) will remain open until filled. Further questions may be directed to Dr. Sarah Gilman at

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.