Claremont Colleges

Integrated Science Laboratory Director

W.M. Keck Science Department

Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges

The W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna College, Pitzer College, and Scripps College invites applications for a full-time Interdisciplinary Lab Coordinator, to begin early-mid August, 2021. The department houses a wide spectrum of faculty members from the physical and life sciences, for three of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges. It offers innovative and interdisciplinary programs in the natural sciences.

This position is responsible for the preparation, design, and teaching of the laboratory curriculum for the department’s integrated Introductory Biology-Chemistry course. Responsibilities also include updating laboratory curricula to match best practices in science education, developing lab projects that engage with partners in the broader community, and assessing the educational effectiveness of the Integrated Science curriculum. This position will teach other departmental courses on an as-needed basis. A Masters or Ph.D. in science is required. Experience bridging between Biology and Chemistry, and prior experience teaching or designing inquiry-based labs, is preferred.

Please apply online at:
Candidates should submit a current CV, a list of 3 references and a cover letter addressing how they are prepared to succeed in our diverse interdisciplinary teaching environment by highlighting their teaching experience, and approaches to fostering an inclusive and equitable learning environment for a diverse set of learners.

Review of applications will begin June 21, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Please direct questions to the search chair, Professor Emily Wiley:

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 Claremont Colleges actively encourage applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups in higher education. The Claremont Colleges are an equal opportunity employer.

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Last updated: 2021-06-01