The Neuroscience Program of Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, two of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges in Southern California, seeks to hire a visiting assistant professor for the 2023-24 academic year, beginning August 2023.  This position is a full-time one-year appointment with the potential for renewal. Teaching responsibilities include an introductory neuroscience class, a cell and molecular neuroscience class with an associated laboratory, and vertebrate physiology with lab. Participation in research, particularly directing undergraduate research projects may be possible.  A Ph.D. is required, and prior teaching experience is preferred.

Please apply online at: Upload (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of your proposed approach to teaching science in a liberal arts setting, (4) a statement on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in a liberal arts environment, and (5) the names and email addresses of three references.  Inquiries regarding the position may be emailed to Professor Melissa Coleman at  Additional information about the department may be found at Review of applications will begin on June 1, and the position will remain open until filled.

The salary for this position will range from $72,000 to $84,000 and will be set based on a variety of  factors, including but not limited to internal equity, experience, education, specialty, and training.

The Science Department of Scripps and Pitzer Colleges is an equal-opportunity employer. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the department actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented social groups in higher education.