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Visiting Assistant Professor of INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

Pomona College
Los Angeles County, California
The salary range is $73,000 to $80,000 and is commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Mar 30, 2024

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Visiting Assistant Professor of INORGANIC CHEMISTRY


The Chemistry Department at Pomona College invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of inorganic chemistry, beginning Fall 2024. The position has a teaching load of five courses per year and the successful candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses in inorganic chemistry, with contributions to the organic chemistry curriculum. Research facilities are available. A Ph.D. in chemistry by the start date is required.



Pomona College is the founding member of the Claremont Colleges (Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps), liberal arts colleges located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Pomona College and the Chemistry Department support equal access to higher education. Of the students admitted into the class of 2024, 58.8% self-identify as domestic students of color, 13.6% international and 20.7% are first generation college students. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach and mentor exceptional students of diverse backgrounds—utilizing pedagogical practices that are rigorous, inclusive, and which promote academic equity.


To apply for this position, send a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and career goals, a statement describing a demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body (Writing the Equity and Inclusion Statement), undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Chuck Taylor (, Department of Chemistry, Pomona College, 645 North College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711-6338.  Review of completed applications will begin on March 1, 2024. As part of the application process, you may be asked to submit your applications using the online portal, which you can access at the following URL:


This position is not eligible for travel and moving expenses, nor visa sponsorship. You must show proof of authorization to work in the U.S. The salary range is $73,000 to $80,000 and is commensurate with experience.


As an equal opportunity workplace, Pomona College is committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, ability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pomona College is committed to increasing excellence through diversity and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.



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