Archive for August, 2019

State University of New York at Oswego — Information Technology Analyst

State University of New York at Oswego — Information Technology Analyst

The Facilities Services Department at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications to fill a full time Information Technology Analyst.

American University, School of Communication — Tenure Track Position: Journalism, Accountability and Democracy

American University, School of Communication — Tenure Track Position: Journalism, Accountability and Democracy

The School of Communication at American University, Washington, D.C., invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2020.

American University, School of Communication — Assistant Professor in Advocacy Communication

American University, School of Communication — Assistant Professor in Advocacy Communication

We are seeking candidates in the field of strategic, political or nonprofit communication with a focus on advocacy communication in the public arena.

Union Theological Seminary — Dean of Students

Union Theological Seminary — Dean of Students

The Dean of Students is responsible for administering the Office of Student Affairs and developing student policies, procedures, and extra-curricular programs in accordance with the vision, mission, values, strategic planning and program objectives of Union Theological Seminary.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — Student Conduct Coordinator (2 positions), Office for Student Conflict Resolution

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — Student Conduct Coordinator (2 positions), Office for Student Conflict Resolution

Responsible for supporting the community standards of the university by participating in the administration of the student discipline system and assisting Office for Student Conflict Resolution deans with outreach, assessment, alternative conflict resolution services, bias incident response, and sexual misconduct investigations.

College of the Desert — Economics Instructor, full-time tenure track

College of the Desert — Economics Instructor, full-time tenure track

This position will be responsible for teaching the current array of Economics classes at College of the Desert including Macro Economics, Micro Economics, and International Economics and will also be asked develop curriculum to expand course offerings into Economic Statistics and Environmental/Resource Economics.

Princeton University Art Museum Partners With HBCU Alliance of Museums and Art Galleries

Princeton University Art Museum Partners With HBCU Alliance of Museums and Art Galleries

Designed to increase diversity in the art leadership field, the inaugural program introduced participants to the inner workings of a university art museum and exposed them to a variety of museum careers and opportunities.

Five Black Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Five Black Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new duties are LaKami Baker at Auburn University in Alabama, Ikemefuna Agbanusi at Colorado College, Sheryl Kennedy Haydel at Louisiana State University, Anthony Troy Adams at Kentucky State University, and January O’Neil at the University of Mississippi.

Morehouse College to Launch Student Success Program Aimed at Reducing Graduates' Loan Debt

Morehouse College to Launch Student Success Program Aimed at Reducing Graduates’ Loan Debt

Morehouse will solicit and accept donations made specifically to reduce or eliminate student loan debt of Morehouse men, thus creating an opportunity for greater financial freedom for new alumni and their families.

Justin Hansford Honored for His Work as a Leader in the Fight for Social Justice

Justin Hansford Honored for His Work as a Leader in the Fight for Social Justice

Justin Hansford, an associate professor of law at Howard University in Washington, D.C., has received the 2019 Right to Fight Award from the Michael O.D. Brown We Love Our Sons & Daughters Foundation.

Alabama State and Tuskegee University Announce Joint Charity Event for the Salvation Army

Alabama State and Tuskegee University Announce Joint Charity Event for the Salvation Army

Alabama State University and Tuskegee University, two historically Black educational institutions in Alabama, have announced plans for the inaugural Labor Day Classic CommUniversity Block Party, a joint charitable event that will benefit the Salvation Army. “The Salvation Army is a highly regarded social services organization that has a long tradition of providing compassionate care in the local […]

A Half Dozen African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Half Dozen African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service — Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Service

New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service — Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Service

The Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with appointment to begin September 1, 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and a record of research in applied microeconomics.

Pennsylvania State University  — Director, Animal Resource Program

Pennsylvania State University — Director, Animal Resource Program

The Pennsylvania State University (PSU) at University Park, a major public land-grant research university with research activity exceeding $900 million annually, invites applications and nominations for a 48-week appointment as Director of the Animal Resource Program, and the Attending/Institutional Veterinarian, reporting to the Vice President for Research.

University of California, Los Angeles  — UCLA Department of Sociology Assistant Professor

University of California, Los Angeles — UCLA Department of Sociology Assistant Professor

The UCLA Department of Sociology invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level, to begin fall 2020, subject to budgetary approval.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas — Associate Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services

University of Nevada, Las Vegas — Associate Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services

The Associate Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services is responsible for providing leadership and vision for the comprehensive administration of functions and services related to the oversight of undergraduate enrollment growth and retention efforts at UNLV.

University of California, Davis — Pediatric Pulmonary Chief

University of California, Davis — Pediatric Pulmonary Chief

The University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine is recruiting for a full-time faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level (commensurate with credentials) in the Clinical X, Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Ladder Rank/In Residence series.

University of Missouri — Director of Biological Sciences

University of Missouri — Director of Biological Sciences

The new Director will have the opportunity to lead an established and vibrant biological sciences Division with a strong and successful commitment to research, undergraduate and graduate education, and outreach to the broader community.

University of Chicago — Research Associate, Race & Capitalism

University of Chicago — Research Associate, Race & Capitalism

The National Race and Capitalism Project invites applications for a Research Associate based at the University of Chicago. This is a full-time research position beginning September 2020 with a one-year term, renewable upon satisfactory performance review.

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.

University of Pennsylvania — Full-time, Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Business Economics and Public Policy

University of Pennsylvania — Full-time, Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Business Economics and Public Policy

The Business Economics and Public Policy Department of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at any level: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor in Theoretical Quantum Condensed Matter Physics

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor in Theoretical Quantum Condensed Matter Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania seeks applications from outstanding candidates for an appointment as Assistant Professor in theoretical quantum condensed matter physics.

University of Pennsylvania — Pulmonary and Critical Care Academic Clinician - Senior Ranks

University of Pennsylvania — Pulmonary and Critical Care Academic Clinician – Senior Ranks

The Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Associate or Full Professor positions in the non-tenure academic clinician track.

St. John's University  — Entry-level, Pre-tenure, and Recently Tenured Lateral Candidates

St. John’s University — Entry-level, Pre-tenure, and Recently Tenured Lateral Candidates

ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks entry-level, pre-tenure, and recently tenured lateral candidates to join our dynamic intellectual community in the 2020-2021 academic year. We anticipate making at least two hires and are open to a variety of teaching and scholarly interests.

Bridgewater State University  — Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences

Bridgewater State University — Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences

The successful candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses in our Introductory Chemistry (CHEM 141/142, 131, 102) sequences and upper level Analytical or Physical Chemistry courses.

Bridgewater State University  — Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science

Bridgewater State University — Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science

Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate- and master’s-level courses, advising undergraduates and supervising graduate students, participating in departmental curriculum development including ABET accreditation work, as well as engaging in ongoing scholarship and professional activity.

Georgetown University  — Core Faculty Positions in Economics

Georgetown University — Core Faculty Positions in Economics

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) aims to recruit two (2) research-oriented economists for core faculty positions at GU-Q. Core faculty positions are full-time positions designed to replicate the institutional commitment to academic freedom and professional opportunities associated with tenure-track appointments.

University of Pennsylvania — Chief of the Division of Neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

University of Pennsylvania — Chief of the Division of Neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track.

University of Pennsylvania — Clinician Educator Faculty Position in Infectious Diseases

University of Pennsylvania — Clinician Educator Faculty Position in Infectious Diseases

Expertise is required in the specific area of caring for patients with solid organ transplantation or oncologic disease, particularly the treatment and prevention of infections of patients in these complex populations.

University System of Maryland — Chancellor

University System of Maryland — Chancellor

The Chancellor is the Chief Executive Officer of the USM and the Chief of Staff to the Board of Regents and is responsible for the overarching leadership and management of the entire USM.

Marquette University — Provost / Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Marquette University — Provost / Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Provost/EVP will join a dynamic and highly motivated President and leadership team and play an integral role in helping the university achieve its goal to be recognized among the most innovative and accomplished Catholic, Jesuit universities in the world.

The First Black Woman to Earn a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics at Florida State University

The First Black Woman to Earn a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics at Florida State University

A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Kalisa Villafana decided at the age of 12 that she would be a physicist.

University of Glasgow Agrees to Pay £20 Million in Reparations to the University of the West Indies

University of Glasgow Agrees to Pay £20 Million in Reparations to the University of the West Indies

The sum of £20 million was the amount paid to slave owners as reparations by the British government when it abolished slavery in 1834. 

University of Pennsylvania — Liberal and Professional Studies Full-Time Lecturer in Data Analytics

University of Pennsylvania — Liberal and Professional Studies Full-Time Lecturer in Data Analytics

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time lecturer position to begin August 1, 2019.  The position is for a candidate who will teach in the LPS program on data analytics.

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.

Brown University — Associate Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity

Brown University — Associate Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity

The Associate Vice President in the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity will assist in leading institutional planning, implementation and assessment of goals and strategic priorities of the University as it pertains to diversity and inclusion as well as equity and compliance – leveraging the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan as a guide.