Archive for November, 2017

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor (Academic Clinician Track), Clinical Psychology

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor (Academic Clinician Track), Clinical Psychology

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic-clinician track.

University of Pennsylvania — Chief, Division of General Obstetrics & Gynecology

University of Pennsylvania — Chief, Division of General Obstetrics & Gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure academic-clinician track or non-tenure clinician-educator track to serve as Chief of the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Simmons College — Various Inaugural Deans

Simmons College — Various Inaugural Deans

Simmons College invites inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest for three newly created leadership positions reporting to the Provost.

Southern Methodist University — Director for Learning Therapy Program

Southern Methodist University — Director for Learning Therapy Program

The Director oversees all aspects of the Learning Therapy program, including the scheduling of courses and teaching assignments for the IDA- and IMSLEC-accredited graduate certificate programs.

Clemson University — Dean of Libraries

Clemson University — Dean of Libraries

Clemson is seeking a leader in developing a vision for quality undergraduate and graduate education in the evolving role of the libraries.

Northeastern University — Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Northeastern University — Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

The Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management will assist with broad leadership within Northeastern, providing the vision, strategy, technical and operational direction to enhance the university’s current and future enrollment.

University of the West — President

University of the West — President

The President is the chief executive officer of the University, is responsible for the administration of all aspects of its operations, and provides educational standards and leadership of high quality to maintain and advance UWest’s standing both in the community and in regard to state, regional, and national accreditation.

Tulane University — Vice President for University Communications and Marketing

Tulane University — Vice President for University Communications and Marketing

The position offers an experienced, forward-thinking communicator the opportunity to craft an ambitious agenda that leverages Tulane’s current strengths and tackle the challenges of a constantly changing communications and marketing environment.

Simmons College in Boston Names a College in Honor of Journalist and Alumna Gwen Ifill

Simmons College in Boston Names a College in Honor of Journalist and Alumna Gwen Ifill

Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, announced that it will rename its College of Media, Arts and Humanities after Gwen Ifill, the noted journalist and Simmons College alumna who died in 2016.

A New Tribute to Educator and Civil Rights Icon Benjamin E. Mays

A New Tribute to Educator and Civil Rights Icon Benjamin E. Mays

Earlier this month a new statue of Benjamin E. Mays, the educator and civil rights leader was unveiled at the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site near Epworth, South Carolina, near where Dr. Mays was born. Dr Mays was president of Morehouse College from 1940 to 1967.

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities — President

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities — President

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities seeks a collaborative, forward-thinking, visionary, and innovative President and Chief Executive Officer who will be a respected voice and thought-leader in the regional, national, and international conversation for independent accreditation in the rapidly changing higher education landscape.

Morgan State University Set to Award its First Ph.D. in Mathematics

Morgan State University Set to Award its First Ph.D. in Mathematics

Next month, Candice Marshall is set to become the first person to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics at historically Black Morgan State University in Baltimore. A native of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, Marshall’s research involves advanced matrix algebra and Riordan matrices.

In Memoriam: Darnell Johnson, 1951-2017

In Memoriam: Darnell Johnson, 1951-2017

Dr. Johnson taught in the public school system in Portsmouth, Virginia, for 30 years. He then served as assistant dean of education at Hampton University in Virginia, and later as an endowed professor and chair of the mathematics department at Elizabeth City State University.

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.

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, San Diego — Associate Director, UC San Diego Sixth College, Culture, Art and Technology Writing Program (Academic Coordinator I-AY/Lecturer)

University of California, San Diego — Associate Director, UC San Diego Sixth College, Culture, Art and Technology Writing Program (Academic Coordinator I-AY/Lecturer)

The University of California, San Diego, Sixth College Culture, Art, and Technology Writing Program is currently looking for an Associate Director of Writing, who would be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the program and overseeing program staff.

University of California, Santa Cruz — Assistant Athletics Director: Sports Information, Marketing & Communications

University of California, Santa Cruz — Assistant Athletics Director: Sports Information, Marketing & Communications

The Assistant Athletic Director serves as the primary Sports Information professional for 15 men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports at UC Santa Cruz.

University of California, Santa Cruz — Assistant Athletics Director: Sport Operations and Game Day Management

University of California, Santa Cruz — Assistant Athletics Director: Sport Operations and Game Day Management

The Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Operations and Game Day Management will oversee the staffing and operations of all home game contests.

University of Pennsylvania — Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist

University of Pennsylvania — Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for several Assistant or Associate Professor positions in the non-tenure academic-clinician track.

University of Pennsylvania — Endocrine-Oncologic Surgeon

University of Pennsylvania — Endocrine-Oncologic Surgeon

The Department of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in the non-tenure clinician-educator track.

University of Pennsylvania — Chief of Surgical Oncology

University of Pennsylvania — Chief of Surgical Oncology

The Department of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician-educator track or the tenure track.

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.

Union College — One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, Early Modern Philosophy

Union College — One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, Early Modern Philosophy

One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning September 2018. Areas of expertise: early modern philosophy; area of competence: open.

Union College — Lecturer / Instrumentation Specialist, Department of Chemistry

Union College — Lecturer / Instrumentation Specialist, Department of Chemistry

The Union College Department of Chemistry invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position beginning in Fall 2018 with the potential for part-time work beginning in June 2018.

The FBI Releases New Data on Hate Crimes in the United States

The FBI Releases New Data on Hate Crimes in the United States

In 2016, there 6,121 hate crime incidents reported to the federal agency by local law enforcement agencies.

College of the Holy Cross — Area Coordinator

College of the Holy Cross — Area Coordinator

The Area Coordinator (AC) is a full time, 12 month professional member of the Residence Life and Housing staff who lives and works in the student residential environment.

An Eventful Week for Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

An Eventful Week for Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

On Monday, Aaron A. Walton was named president of the university through June 2021 and on Thursday the historically Black university learned that it would not lose its accreditation.

California Institute of the Arts — Faculty in Sound for the Moving Image Arts

California Institute of the Arts — Faculty in Sound for the Moving Image Arts

The School of Film/Video at the California Institute of the Arts, invites applications for a sound for the moving image artist/practitioner for a full-time faculty position in Sound for the Moving Image Arts.

Boston College — 2018/2019 African & African Diaspora Studies Program Dissertation Fellowship

Boston College — 2018/2019 African & African Diaspora Studies Program Dissertation Fellowship

Scholars working in any discipline in the Social Sciences or Humanities, with projects focusing on any topic within African and/or African Diaspora Studies, are eligible to apply.

Miami University — Assistant / Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Miami University — Assistant / Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Assistant or Associate Professor in areas of Computer and Electrical Engineering to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of computer and electrical engineering.

University of Pennsylvania — Tenure track Assistant Professor, Investigator Developing New Immunotherapy Strategies for Neuroblastoma

University of Pennsylvania — Tenure track Assistant Professor, Investigator Developing New Immunotherapy Strategies for Neuroblastoma

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 an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track.

United Negro College Fund Analysis Show the Economic Impact of the Nation's HBCUs

United Negro College Fund Analysis Show the Economic Impact of the Nation’s HBCUs

The study prepared by the University of Georgia’s Selig Center for Economic Growth, found that the nation’s HBCUs contribute nearly $15 billion to the nation’s economy. And HBCUs generate roughly 134,000 jobs for their local and regional economies.

University of Pennsylvania — Associate / Full Professor Tenure, Pulmonary Biology and Cystic Fibrosis

University of Pennsylvania — Associate / Full Professor Tenure, Pulmonary Biology and Cystic Fibrosis

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of Pulmonary Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for a Full or Associate Professor position in the tenure track.

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor Tenure Track, Pulmonary Biology and Cystic Fibrosis

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor Tenure Track, Pulmonary Biology and Cystic Fibrosis

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of Pulmonary Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track.

University of Pennsylvania — Sleep Medicine, CE Track

University of Pennsylvania — Sleep Medicine, CE Track

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

University of Pennsylvania — Sleep Medicine, AC Track

University of Pennsylvania — Sleep Medicine, AC Track

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of Pulmonary Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for several Assistant, Associate, and/or Full Professor positions in the non-tenure academic-clinician track.