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 Environmental Anthropology
Assistant Professor of Economics - Microeconomics
Assistant Professor of Nutrition (tenure-track)
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (tenure-track)
Two-year position (pending final approval) starting 9/2014 in an ACS-approved department. Ph.D. in analytical chemistry with an environmental focus required. Excellence in teaching and commitment to the liberal arts are essential qualifications. Teaching responsibilities will be half chemistry and half environmental science and will include courses such as Quantitative Analysis, General Chemistry lecture and Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry of Water and Air Pollution, Water Quality or Alternative Fuels as well as participation in the College’s liberal education program. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Send application letter, resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three reference letters to: Ralph Isovitsch, 13406 Philadelphia Street, Department of Chemistry, Whittier College, Whittier, CA 90601. Position open until filled; review starts 4/7/2014. Whittier College is an AA/EO employer.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL ANTHROPOLOGY
DEPARTMENTS OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
The Departments of Anthropology and Environmental Studies at Whittier College invite applications for a jointly appointed, full-time, tenure-track position in Environmental Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Ph.D must be in hand by August of 2014. The successful candidate will have active ethnographic interest and experience investigating questions of environmental/climatic change, resource management, infrastructure studies, and/or the sociopolitics of environmental challenges affecting particular communities. This position will address departmental and college needs for an individual whose teaching and scholarship can effectively bridge the social sciences, environmental science, and environmental studies.
Ethnographic field experience, and teaching/research expertise in the Americas, Asia, or Southeast Asia/Pacific Islands is strongly preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include 3 courses per semester in Sociocultural Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and the successful applicant’s area of expertise.
Review of materials will begin November 1, 2013 and preliminary interviews will be conducted at the American Anthropological Association meetings in Chicago. Complete applications will consist of a curriculum vitae, a cover letter detailing teaching and research experience and interests, and names and contact information for three referees. All materials should be consolidated into a single PDF file and sent to Ann M. Kakaliouras, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Sociology/Anthropology/Social Work Department at email@example.com (Electronic submissions only; use the subject line of ANTH/ENST Search).
Whittier College is a nationally recognized, selective, independent liberal arts college with a diverse student body of approximately 1600 undergraduates and is distinguished by its small size and innovative interdisciplinary programs. The campus is located on a 95-acre hillside 18 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. We have a long history of commitment to equity, reflecting our Quaker origins, and our student body mirrors the diversity of the region. We are an official Hispanic-Serving Institution and have had two Title V grants. Our faculty, committed teacher-scholars, weave issues of diversity into their work with students. We seek to attract and retain a highly qualified and diverse faculty (AA/EOE).
The Department of Economics at Whittier College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2014. The position includes teaching courses in intermediate microeconomics, principles, electives within the candidate's area of expertise, and participation in the College's general education program. Candidates with secondary research/teaching interests relating to labor, economic history, environmental economics, or public policy are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates also should have an interest in teaching in Whittier's interdisciplinary liberal education programs. The teaching load is 3/3 or equivalent per academic year. We seek applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship in an undergraduate liberal arts setting.
Candidates should send: a letter of application; curriculum vita; sample of scholarly writing; statements of teaching and research philosophies; evidence of teaching effectiveness; graduate school transcripts; and three letters of recommendation. The deadline for the submission of complete applications is November 22, 2013. Please email application materials as PDF attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries can be sent to email@example.com.
The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Science at Whittier College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to teach undergraduate and possibly graduate courses in Nutritional Biochemistry, Macronutrients, Vitamins and Minerals, and Nutrition Assessment with Laboratory.
Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in nutrition, dietetics, or related field at the time of appointment; evidence of effective teaching; and a record of nutrition-related research.
Application Deadline: Review of complete applications will begin February 24, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Contact Person: Dr. Trish Van Oosbree 562.907.4969
Start date for this position is September 2014. Please submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and brief research and teaching statements. Include names, addresses and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation and submit all documents electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Whittier College is a nationally recognized, selective, independent liberal arts college with a diverse student body of approximately 1600 undergraduates. The campus is situated in the scenic hills eighteen miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles and is an AA/EOE employer.
Whittier College: The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor to begin fall 2014. Candidates should be competent to teach interdisciplinary courses in religious studies in a liberal arts curriculum. Candidates should have a specialty in one of the following areas: social ethics (including peace studies), religion and society (including civic engagement of religions), science and religion (including environmental emphases), or the religions of Africa, South America, or the Middle East. Preference will be given to candidates who complement the strengths in the Department, who will have received their Ph.D. by September 2014, and who have evidence of excellence in teaching and scholarly productivity. Applications received before December 15, 2013, will receive thorough consideration. Preliminary interviews at the AAR meeting in November are anticipated.
Applicants should send letters of interest, curriculum vita, and names of three references to Joseph L. Price, Chair, Department of Religious Studies, Whittier College, 13406 E. Philadelphia St., Whittier, CA 90608. Inquiries and submissions via email (to email@example.com) are encouraged at the initial phase of the search.
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.