Archive for August, 2017

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities — MnSCU Admin 8 (Academic and Student Affairs)

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities — MnSCU Admin 8 (Academic and Student Affairs)

This position provides leadership and oversight of the administrative and operational functions to the academic and student affairs (ASA) division, ensuring that the division is in alignment with the mission and goals of the Board of Trustees, chancellor, presidents and the cabinet

State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Professor of Zoology

State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Professor of Zoology

The Department of Biological Sciences at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level.

State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Professor of Mathematics / Applied Mathematics

State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Professor of Mathematics / Applied Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for two tenure-track positions.

State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Professor of Mathematics

State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track position.

Loyola Marymount University — Tenure-Track Positions in Teacher Preparation and Policy / Quantitative Research

Loyola Marymount University — Tenure-Track Positions in Teacher Preparation and Policy / Quantitative Research

The Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles) School of Education is conducting a cluster hire seeking three tenure-track faculty who understand diversity and the experiences of people of color and low socio-economic status.

Miami University — Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education

Miami University — Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education

Expected duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, conducting research, and providing service to the department, university and profession.

University of Chicago Law School – Earl B. Dickerson Fellowship

University of Chicago Law School – Earl B. Dickerson Fellowship

The University of Chicago Law School invites applications for the Earl B. Dickerson Fellowship, with an appointment at the rank of Instructor, for a twelve-month term to begin on July 1 or August 1, 2018.

Miami University — Assistant or Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Health

Miami University — Assistant or Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Health

The Department of Kinesiology and Health at Miami University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to begin August 2018.

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

Samford University — Chair, Department of Social Work

Samford University — Chair, Department of Social Work

Samford University’s School of Public Health invites applicants interested in serving at a Christian university environment to apply for the position of chair of the Department of Social Work.

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

University of California, Santa Cruz — Associate Athletic Director for Compliance

University of California, Santa Cruz — Associate Athletic Director for Compliance

Involves developing, promoting and supporting the operational and strategic aspects of intercollegiate student athlete programs, including planning, scheduling, budget administration and travel.

San Diego State University — Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor, Biomedical Sensors and Nanotechnology

San Diego State University — Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor, Biomedical Sensors and Nanotechnology

The Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of biomedical sensors and nanotechnology starting Fall 2018.

San Diego State University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Energy Storage

San Diego State University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Energy Storage

The Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of thermal and electrochemical energy storage starting Fall 2018.

San Diego State University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Multiscale Modeling of Multiphase Flows

San Diego State University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Multiscale Modeling of Multiphase Flows

The Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of computational multiscale modeling of multiphase flows and transport starting Fall 2018.

University of Toronto Scarborough — Tenure Stream Position in Clinical Psychology – 1701388

University of Toronto Scarborough — Tenure Stream Position in Clinical Psychology – 1701388

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Clinical Psychology.

Brandeis University — Assistant Professor, African American Politics

Brandeis University — Assistant Professor, African American Politics

The Department of Politics and the Department of African and Afro-American Studies at Brandeis University invite applications for a full-time, joint, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in African-American Politics.

Le Moyne College — Visiting Assistant Professor, International Relations / Comparative Politics

Le Moyne College — Visiting Assistant Professor, International Relations / Comparative Politics

The Political Science Department at Le Moyne College invites applications from qualified candidates for a faculty opening for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of International Relations or Comparative Politics, beginning August 2018.

Bryn Mawr College Struggles With the Racist Legacy of Its Second President

Bryn Mawr College Struggles With the Racist Legacy of Its Second President

In the wake of recent events at the University of Virginia, Bryn Mawr College said that in printed materials and on its website, it will no longer refer to the Thomas Library or the Thomas Great Hall in the library, named after its second president who expressed racist views.

Fashion Institute of Technology — Full-Time Faculty Position in Digital Film Production

Fashion Institute of Technology — Full-Time Faculty Position in Digital Film Production

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in narrative and/or documentary production, and experience teaching both filmmaking technologies and the development of personal vision.

Pratt Institute — Chairperson of Mathematics and Sciences

Pratt Institute — Chairperson of Mathematics and Sciences

The Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Sciences oversees the curriculum, faculty, and day-to-day operations of a vibrant, collegial and multidisciplinary department of 9 full-time and a current 19 part-time faculty.

University of Northern Iowa — Endowed Chair & Director of Center for Educational Transformation

University of Northern Iowa — Endowed Chair & Director of Center for Educational Transformation

The College of Education at the University of Northern Iowa seeks the Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair in Education to promote and expand the College’s long-standing commitment to working with faculty within the College and across campus, preK-12 schools, and community partners.

University of Northern Iowa — Associate Dean, College of Education

University of Northern Iowa — Associate Dean, College of Education

The University of Northern Iowa seeks an Associate Dean for the College of Education to provide leadership for all undergraduate programs, academic advising, recruitment initiatives and student support services, and curricular and assessment process.

State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Field Placement Coordinator

State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Field Placement Coordinator

The School of Education Field Placement Office at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a 12-month full-time Assistant Field Placement Coordinator.

University of Pennsylvania — Law School Faculty

University of Pennsylvania — Law School Faculty

University of Pennsylvania Law School seeks to fill several tenured or tenure-track positions in a number of fields.

University of Pennsylvania — Tenure-Track Position in Animal Behavior

University of Pennsylvania — Tenure-Track Position in Animal Behavior

The Department of Biology at University of Pennsylvania invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Animal Behavior at the level of Assistant Professor.

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Centers to Be Established on 10 College Campuses

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Centers to Be Established on 10 College Campuses

The Association of American Colleges and Universities has announced the establishment of 10 Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Centers on college and university campuses across the country. The goal is to have 150 centers nationwide in the years ahead.

Stillman College Scholar Shares a Screenwriting Award

Stillman College Scholar Shares a Screenwriting Award

Linda Royster Beito, associate dean of arts and sciences at Stillman College in Alabama, will share first prize in the Alabama Writers’ Conclave 2017 Screenwriting Competition. The screenplay deals with civil rights leader T.R.M. Howard’s involvement with the Emmett Till murder case.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

University of California, Davis — Community Counselor

University of California, Davis — Community Counselor

This position develops partnerships with 2 student service units and Ethnic or Area Studies Departments/Programs, to provide regular consultation and effective case management of student situations.

Haverford College — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Classics

Haverford College — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Classics

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Classics, at the beginning or advanced Assistant Professor level.

Xavier University of Louisiana — Assistant Professor in African American Literature

Xavier University of Louisiana — Assistant Professor in African American Literature

The Department of English at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, LA invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in early African American Literature through the 19th century.

Johns Hopkins University — Kurrelmeyer Chair of German

Johns Hopkins University — Kurrelmeyer Chair of German

The German Program of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins University is searching for a senior scholar with a distinguished research record and a national and international reputation to occupy the endowed Kurrelmeyer Chair of German.

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant, Associate and Full Professors of Finance

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant, Associate and Full Professors of Finance

The Wharton School offers finance courses at the undergraduate, MBA and doctoral levels. Teaching responsibilities would be at the undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral levels.

Study Finds Black Students More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than Was the Case in 1980

Study Finds Black Students More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than Was the Case in 1980

The study found that in 2015, Blacks made up 6 percent of the entering students at the top schools but 15 percent of all college-age Americans, a gap of 9 percentage points. In 1980 the gap was only 7 percentage points.

Cheyney University Receives a Major Boost in Efforts to Maintain Accreditation

Cheyney University Receives a Major Boost in Efforts to Maintain Accreditation

In a special meeting of the board of governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, the board agreed to forgive $30 million in loans to Cheyney on the condition that the university maintain a balanced budget over the next four years.