Whittier College is an independent, four-year liberal arts college distinguished by its small size (1600 undergraduates) and a nationally-recognized liberal arts program. Whittier College has a history of strong and innovative interdisciplinary programs and a diverse student body. The College is ideally situated in the scenic hills eighteen miles east of downtown Los Angeles and is an AA/EOE employer.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY TENURE
The Biology Department at Whittier College is accepting applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in Biology starting September 2016. Candidates must have a Ph.D. but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status within the biological sciences. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in either evolutionary biology (research focus on invertebrates), genomic bioinformatics or organismal biology (e.g., plants or animals). Examples of courses that may be taught include: introductory biology courses, organismal courses such as Marine Biology, Evolution and an upper division course in the area of their expertise. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence and the potential to develop a strong research program involving students. Candidates will also be expected to participate in the Liberal Education program of the College, including occasionally teaching courses such as a Freshman Writing Seminar. Whittier College is a residential four-year liberal arts institution that prepares students from diverse backgrounds to excel in a complex global society. Inspired by a Quaker heritage, the Whittier education equips students to be active citizens and effective communicators who embrace diversity and act with integrity. The Biology Department seeks to provide broad training in the biological sciences, preparing students for a variety of careers including education, research, health, and business.
Please electronically submit (PDF format preferred) a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching philosophy, research plans, and three confidential letters of recommendation from the references to Hector Valenzuela, Biology Department Chair, Whittier College, 13406 E. Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA 90608. Inquiries and submissions via email (to email@example.com and to Veronica Triay at firstname.lastname@example.org ) are encouraged. Review of applications will begin October 30, 2015 (for full consideration, complete applications must be in by November 11, 2015).
Whittier College is an equal opportunity employer, affirms the values and goals of diversity, and strongly encourages applications from women and candidates from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.
VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Whittier College announces a Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Department of Psychological Sciences beginning Fall 2016. Contract is for one year, with possible annual renewals for an additional three years, as a replacement for sabbaticals. Must have teaching experience and be able to teach Statistics, Research Methods, Research Practicum, the Senior Capstone Seminar on how to write literature review papers, and elective courses in any subfield of psychology. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in psychology but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status.
Review of completed applications will begin December 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled (for full consideration, complete applications must be in by December 11, 2015). Email (as PDFs preferred) curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching ability, sample syllabi, transcripts of all graduate work, and at least three confidential letters of recommendation sent by the references to email@example.com.
Whittier College is an independent, four-year college distinguished by its small size, a nationally-recognized liberal arts curriculum, strong and innovative interdisciplinary programs, a high-quality faculty, and a diverse student body. The College is located in scenic hills 18 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Whittier College is committed to attracting and retaining a high quality, diverse faculty and is therefore an AA/EOE employer.
VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (TWO-YEAR)
Whittier College has an opening for a two-year Visiting Professor in the Department of Business Administration beginning September 2016, more specifically in the areas of accounting, Management Information Systems (MIS), or business law. The ideal candidate may hold a masters in business administration (MBA) as well as other relevant certifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Juris Doctor (JD) focusing on business law. In addition to the academic requirements, preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate prior business and teaching experience, and to candidates who are able to cover more than one business subject such accounting, MIS, or business law. Teaching excellence is of primary importance as the new faculty member will teach twenty four semester credits per academic year. The position will entail offering four or more sections in accounting as well as four sections in one other discipline such as MIS or business law depending on the candidate’s academic preparation. The approved candidate will be provided mentorship by the tenured business administration faculty, and be given an opportunity to exercise independence in the discipline.
Whittier College is an independent, four-year Liberal Arts College distinguished by its small size (1600 undergraduates) and a nationally recognized liberal arts program. As a liberal arts college, Whittier College is also distinctive by having a strong Department of Business Administration that is well respected within the College and has the largest number of students on campus. The business administration major has been designed to fit within the context of the liberal arts and allows for creativity in course content and design. Whittier College has a history of strong and innovative interdisciplinary programs and a diverse student body. The College is ideally situated in the scenic hills eighteen miles east of downtown Los Angeles and is an AA/EOE employer.
Interested candidates should submit their application, resume, letters of recommendation and other supporting materials via e-mail to BSADTP2@whittier.edu. The Business Administration Department will review the submitted applications beginning on January 1, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.