Job Posting: McConnell Visiting (Associate or Full) Professor of Sociology

The Department of Sociology at Pomona College is seeking a distinguished scholar for the McConnell Visiting (Associate or Full) Professor of Sociology. The hire can be at the associate or full level for a 2-3 year visiting position beginning in Fall 2017.

Teaching load: 3 courses annually, of which one could be Introduction to Sociology, Sociological Theory, or Research Methods.   The hire is also expected to advise a small number of senior theses aligned with their areas of expertise.

Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse student body from across the United States and the world.   We seek a scholar able to add exciting electives to enhance our program, and work one-on-one with our students. The salary is competitive.

If interested, please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to Lynn Rapaport, Chair, Pomona College, 420 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont, CA 91711, or email: lrapaport@pomona.edu. Please include in your application a description of your teaching and research interests and your experience or aspirations for mentoring a diverse student body.

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017. The Sociology Department supports equal access to higher education and values working in a rich diverse environment. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

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