Archive for September, 2017

Prairie View A&M University — Vice President for Development

Prairie View A&M University — Vice President for Development

This position serves as the University’s senior development officer by providing strategic development and operational leadership for the Office of Development & Institutional Advancement.

University of North Carolina — Vice President for Information Technology

University of North Carolina — Vice President for Information Technology

The VPIT is responsible for oversight of the information technology operations of UNC-GA, including but not limited to, information technology policy and standards, information security, enterprise business systems, applications development, information technology infrastructure and operations, networking and communications, and software licensing.

Texas Tech University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Nutritional Sciences

Texas Tech University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Nutritional Sciences

The successful applicant will contribute to the university’s mission through teaching, research, and service by serving as a faculty member in our accredited graduate programs that include approximately 84 students in doctoral and master’s degrees and dietetic internship.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Statistics

University of North Carolina at Greensboro — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Statistics

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Mathematics and Statistics seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics with Specialization in High Dimensional Data Analysis.

University of Alaska Anchorage — Director, Justice Center

University of Alaska Anchorage — Director, Justice Center

This position is responsible for the effective administration of all academic and administrative matters at the Justice Center including but not limited to organization, planning, personnel, budget, curriculum, instruction, students, research, space and equipment.

Morgan State University Partners With Two Community Colleges

Morgan State University Partners With Two Community Colleges

Morgan State has entered into a partnership that will allow students who graduate with associate’s degrees from Prince George’s Community College and Howard Community College, to study for bachelor’s degrees in engineering or psychology at the Laurel College Center.

University of New Mexico — Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics / Genomics

University of New Mexico — Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics / Genomics

The University of New Mexico Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor for Fall 2018.

Act II for the Darrell Walker Art and Basketball Fundraiser at Clark Atlanta University

Act II for the Darrell Walker Art and Basketball Fundraiser at Clark Atlanta University

Coach Darrell Walker uses his contacts in the sports, entertainment, and arts fields to secure donations of artwork and memorabilia that are auctioned off to raise money to pay for summer school tuition and other academic services for the players on this team.

State University of New York at Oswego — Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

State University of New York at Oswego — Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position.

Ithaca College — Assistant Professor, Stage Management

Ithaca College — Assistant Professor, Stage Management

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College invites applications for a one-year assistant professor position from candidates with a specialty in stage management.

Hanover College — Director of Engineering Programs

Hanover College — Director of Engineering Programs

The new program Director will coordinate the strategic planning, programming, accreditation goals, resource development, and overall leadership for Engineering.

Yale University — Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Yale School of Medicine

Yale University — Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Yale School of Medicine

This position is responsible for the comprehensive administration of financial aid to graduate level students at the Yale School of Medicine.

Honors and Awards for Five African Americans With Ties to Academia

Honors and Awards for Five African Americans With Ties to Academia

Those presented with awards or who received honors are Torina D. Lewis of Clark Atlanta University, Hank Aaron at the University of Notre Dame, Charles Ogletree of Harvard Law School, Thomas J. Freeman of Texas Southern University, and Wilma Harper Horne at Hampton University.

Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina, Debuts New Scholarship Program

Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina, Debuts New Scholarship Program

The scholarships will provide funds for tuition, fees and room and board for first-year students. The scholarships are renewable for three additional years provided the students maintain a 3.75 grade point average.

University of Pennsylvania — Cancer Predisposition Investigator (Tenure or CE track)

University of Pennsylvania — Cancer Predisposition Investigator (Tenure or CE track)

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of Oncology in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for a Full, Assistant, and/or Associate Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician-educator track or the tenure track.

Six African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Six African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Teshia Roby at California State University, Fullerton, Lisa Wilson at Clark Atlanta University, Dowell Taylor at Jackson State University, Michelle Bryan at the University of South Carolina, Tami B. Simmons at Johnson C. Smith University, and Mose Harris IV at Fayetteville State University.

Savannah State University — Provost / Vice President for Academic Affairs

Savannah State University — Provost / Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Provost provides leadership in all academic matters and works collaboratively with the deans, faculty, staff, and administration to further the University’s mission and vision.

Metropolitan College of New York — President

Metropolitan College of New York — President

The Board of Trustees and Metropolitan College of New York community seek a President to lead this unique and diverse institution of higher education to its next level of financial stability, academic excellence and external engagement through collaborative, visionary and strategic leadership.

Stanford University School of Medicine — Faculty Position in the Molecular Imaging Program

Stanford University School of Medicine — Faculty Position in the Molecular Imaging Program

The Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford in the Department of Radiology at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a highly qualified scientist or physician-scientist for a full-time faculty position as Assistant or Associate Professor in the University Tenure Line.

Florida State University — Teaching Faculty, Interdisciplinary Social Science

Florida State University — Teaching Faculty, Interdisciplinary Social Science

The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University invites applications for a non-tenure track teaching position in the field of Interdisciplinary Social Science.

University of Colorado Boulder — Dean of University Libraries

University of Colorado Boulder — Dean of University Libraries

The Dean of the University Libraries is the chief academic and administrative officer of the Boulder campus’s University Libraries system and is a member of the Provost’s leadership team that provides strategic guidance on campus academic affairs.

Miami University — Budget Analyst or Senior Budget Analyst

Miami University — Budget Analyst or Senior Budget Analyst

This position is responsible for preparation, analysis, and monitoring of the University’s budgets

Ithaca College — Assistant Professor, Performance

Ithaca College — Assistant Professor, Performance

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible position at the rank of assistant professor in performance (acting and secondary areas).

Hope College — Open Rank Professor of Engineering

Hope College — Open Rank Professor of Engineering

The Hope College Department of Engineering invites applications for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position starting in August 2018. 

Wake Forest University — Assistant Professor: Multicultural Education: Critical Pedagogy and Social Foundations

Wake Forest University — Assistant Professor: Multicultural Education: Critical Pedagogy and Social Foundations

The Department of Education at Wake Forest University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position in Multicultural Education: Critical Pedagogy and Social Foundations to begin August 2018 at the rank of Assistant Professor.

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.

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.

Iona College — Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Iona College — Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Provost oversees all of Iona’s academic programs, Information Systems, Libraries, Student Life and programs addressing student retention.

Minnesota State — Chancellor

Minnesota State — Chancellor

The chancellor is the chief executive officer of the Minnesota State system and has full executive responsibility for higher education leadership and effective management and operation of the system.

University of Maine — President

University of Maine — President

The President has nine direct reports, holds financial responsibility for UMaine and UMM, and serves as the chief fundraiser for UMaine.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro — Assistant Professor of History, Early America

University of North Carolina at Greensboro — Assistant Professor of History, Early America

The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro currently is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Colonial America through the American Revolution, starting in August 2018.

Millersville University — President

Millersville University — President

The university is seeking an experienced leader with the leadership qualities to build on the institution’s reputation and take it to even higher levels of academic excellence and student success.

Texas Tech University — Director of the School of Music and Professor

Texas Tech University — Director of the School of Music and Professor

The School of Music, within the Texas Tech University J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, seeks applications and nominations for an aspirational leader as Director of the School of Music at the rank of tenured, full professor.

University of North Carolina at Pembroke — Vice Chancellor for Advancement

University of North Carolina at Pembroke — Vice Chancellor for Advancement

UNC Pembroke seeks a talented and experienced advancement executive with a strong track record in fundraising.

Julian Randall Selected to Receive the 2017 Cave Canem Award in Poetry

Julian Randall Selected to Receive the 2017 Cave Canem Award in Poetry

Julian Randall, a second-year student in the master of fine arts creative writing program at the University of Mississippi, has been selected as the winner of the 2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize from the Brooklyn, New York-based Cave Canem Foundation.

A Historical Marker at the University of Alabama Honors Autherine Lucy Foster

A Historical Marker at the University of Alabama Honors Autherine Lucy Foster

After a three-year legal battle, in 1956 Autherine Lucy Foster enrolled in a graduate program in education at the University of Alabama. Angry protests by White students ensured. Foster was suspended three days later “for her own safety” and she was later expelled.