Archive for November, 2017

Dutchess Community College — Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Dutchess Community College — Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

The Associate Dean of Academic Affairs is a 12 month management/confidential position directly responsible to the Vice-President and shall assist in the strategic development, administration, and supervision of the College’s academic programs.

Dutchess Community College — Dean of Students

Dutchess Community College — Dean of Students

This position reports to the Provost and is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe, healthy, and supportive environment for students at Dutchess Community College.

Claremont Graduate University — Associate or Full Professor, Positive Developmental Psychology

Claremont Graduate University — Associate or Full Professor, Positive Developmental Psychology

We have a particular interest in candidates who study the interaction between optimal human development and contexts, including schools, communities, families, cultures, etc.

Cleveland State University — Chief Information Officer

Cleveland State University — Chief Information Officer

The CIO will lead a transformation of the technology platform to a best solutions environment enabling the University to achieve its goals in a resource constrained environment.

NARST: A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning through Research — Executive Director

NARST: A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning through Research — Executive Director

The Executive Director (ED) is expected to develop a deep knowledge and understanding of all programs, operations, bylaws, and policies and procedures of NARST.

California State University, Dominguez Hills — President

California State University, Dominguez Hills — President

California State University, Dominguez Hills seeks a dynamic, community-focused leader with a strong commitment to diversity and student success to serve as its next president.

Towson University — Assistant Professor of Music Technology

Towson University — Assistant Professor of Music Technology

The College of Fine Arts and Communication invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position and Pedagogical Director of The Recording Studio of the Towson University Department of Music with a clear scholarly agenda beginning August 2018.

Union College — Visiting Assistant Professors of Physics

Union College — Visiting Assistant Professors of Physics

We invite applications for two one-year Visiting Assistant Professor positions starting in September 2018. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed the Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a related area.

Union College — Visiting Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Union College — Visiting Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering Department at Union College of Schenectady, NY invites applications for a 3-yr visiting assistant professor position starting September 1, 2018 for candidates who can teach a range of undergraduate courses and laboratories in material science and/or solid mechanics.

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.

Dutchess Community College — Chief Diversity Officer

Dutchess Community College — Chief Diversity Officer

The Chief Diversity Officer will lead the development and implementation of proactive diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives which will support the College’s strategic plan.

Dutchess Community College — Vice President for Advancement

Dutchess Community College — Vice President for Advancement

The VPA leads and coordinates a team of professionals who are collectively responsible for documenting, promoting and advancing the vision, mission and goals of Dutchess Community College.

Macalester College — Dean of Multicultural Life

Macalester College — Dean of Multicultural Life

the dean will work closely with students, college leaders, and other colleagues to support and engage students from historically underrepresented populations.

St. Mary’s College of Maryland — Chief Financial Officer

St. Mary’s College of Maryland — Chief Financial Officer

The CFO serves as a key strategic advisor to the president and works collaboratively with her, the board of trustees, the senior leadership team, faculty and staff to assure a successful and stable financial future for the college.

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities — Assistant Extension Professor, Soil Health Specialist

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities — Assistant Extension Professor, Soil Health Specialist

The Department of Soil, Water, and Climate and Water Resources Center seek to hire a soil health specialist who can provide expertise and educational programming on soil health issues for conservation and agricultural professionals in Minnesota.

Wichita State University — Department Chair and Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Wichita State University — Department Chair and Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Wichita State University, seeks a visionary leader as the Department Chair.

Champlain College — Director of Student Accounts

Champlain College — Director of Student Accounts

The director leads strategy of all operations for the collection of tuition and institutional accounts receivable.

Music Legend Sonny Rollins Endows a Jazz Ensemble at Oberlin College

Music Legend Sonny Rollins Endows a Jazz Ensemble at Oberlin College

Beginning in spring 2018, Oberlin jazz studies majors may audition for the Oberlin Sonny Rollins Jazz Ensemble. Students selected must dedicate at least two semesters to performing in the ensemble. They must also complete a winter-term project that embodies Rollins’ spirit of giving.

Vanderbilt University's Second Annual Report on Diversity Measures and Progress

Vanderbilt University’s Second Annual Report on Diversity Measures and Progress

The university made offers for 61 faculty positions. Of these 45 were accepted. A third of these were members of minority groups and 58 percent were women. More than a quarter of all students entering Ph.D. programs in education and graduate programs in the Divinity School are from underrepresented groups.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Associates for 2018-2019, Department of African American Studies

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Associates for 2018-2019, Department of African American Studies

The Department of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applications for the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Associates for 2018-2019.

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.

Cardinal Stritch University — President

Cardinal Stritch University — President

The next President will be able to advance innovation while embracing the rich heritage and values of the institution.

Dutchess Community College — ESL Coordinator, Tenure Track Full Time Faculty Position

Dutchess Community College — ESL Coordinator, Tenure Track Full Time Faculty Position

This position is a full time faculty position reporting to the Department Chair and charged with teaching ESL courses, management of the College’s ESL credit courses, and coordination with the ESKL noncredit program.

University of Tampa — Assistant Professor of Sport Management

University of Tampa — Assistant Professor of Sport Management

The Department of Sport Management in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2018.

Swarthmore College — Associate Vice President, Sustainable Facilities Operations

Swarthmore College — Associate Vice President, Sustainable Facilities Operations

The AVP will be responsible for leading, supervising, and coordinating the planning and execution of maintenance, operations, and repair for all Swarthmore College facilities.

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor (Clinician Educator Track), Division of Cardiology

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor (Clinician Educator Track), Division of Cardiology

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

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor (Academic Clinician Track), Division of Cardiology

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor (Academic Clinician Track), Division of Cardiology

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

Texas Christian University — Instructor, Art Education

Texas Christian University — Instructor, Art Education

The School of Art at Texas Christian University announces an Instructor appointment in Art Education beginning fall 2018.

Texas Christian University — Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Fine Art Photography

Texas Christian University — Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Fine Art Photography

The School of Art at Texas Christian University announces a tenure track position in the field of Fine Art Photography.

University of Pennsylvania — Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Global Innovation Program at Perry World House

University of Pennsylvania — Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Global Innovation Program at Perry World House

The Global Innovation Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House invites applications for its postdoctoral fellowship program during the 2018-2019 academic year.

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant or Associate Professor, Pediatric Ophthalmology

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant or Associate Professor, Pediatric Ophthalmology

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Ophthalmology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks qualified candidates for a faculty position in either the Academic Clinician or Clinician Educator track at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

University of West Georgia — Academic Position, Art Education

University of West Georgia — Academic Position, Art Education

The Department of Art at the University of West Georgia is seeking applications for full-time, tenure track position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Art Education.

Students From Sub-Saharan African Nations at U.S. Colleges and Universities, 2016-17

Students From Sub-Saharan African Nations at U.S. Colleges and Universities, 2016-17

The Institute for International Education reports that in the 2015-16 academic year, there were 37,735 students from sub-Saharan Africa enrolled at colleges and universities in the United States. The number of students from sub-Saharan Africa was up 6.7 percent from the prior year.

Ball State University — Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Ball State University — Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Ball State University seeks an experienced and inspiring academic and administrative leader to serve as its next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

A Smaller But Still Significant Racial Gap in Home Computer Use

A Smaller But Still Significant Racial Gap in Home Computer Use

In 2015, 88 percent of non-Hispanic White households had a computer in the home. For Blacks, only 80.1 percent of all households had a home computer. Thus, nearly one in five Black households did not have a home computer.