Archive for October, 2019

State University of New York at Oswego — Director, Syracuse Campus

State University of New York at Oswego — Director, Syracuse Campus

The Director  leads and manages all activities at the Syracuse branch campus, including overseeing credit bearing course logistics, room rentals and meeting scheduling and overall site management.

Georgetown University Study Finds the Deck Is Stacked Against Black Workers

Georgetown University Study Finds the Deck Is Stacked Against Black Workers

New research from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds that White workers have benefited from historical and systemic educational and economic advantages to build a disproportionate edge in the educational pipeline and the workforce that will continue to last for decades.

Four African American Academics In This Year's Class of MacArthur Fellows

Four African American Academics In This Year’s Class of MacArthur Fellows

The Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation has announced the selection of 26 individuals in this year’s class of MacArthur Fellows. This year, five of the 26 MacArthur Fellows are Black. Four have current ties to academia.

Racial Differences in Children's Perception of the Intelligence of Men and Women

Racial Differences in Children’s Perception of the Intelligence of Men and Women

A new study conducted ay New York University finds that children of all races are more likely to think of White men as ” brilliant” compared to White women. But the study found that children of all races do not extend this stereotype to African American men and women.

David A. Brennan Appointed President-Elect of the Southeast Association of Law Schools

David A. Brennan Appointed President-Elect of the Southeast Association of Law Schools

David A. Brennen is dean of the University of Kentucky College of Law. Professor Brennan joined the faculty at the University of Kentucky in 2009 from the University of Georgia School of Law where he was a professor since 2006.

School Choice in the United States by Racial and Ethnic Groups

School Choice in the United States by Racial and Ethnic Groups

In 2016, 3.3 percent of all students ages 5 to 17 were homeschooled. For African Americans, 1.9 percent of all students ages 5 to 17 were homeschooled. African Americans made up 15.3 percent of all students in the nation’s public schools. But Blacks were 26.5 percent of all students enrolled in public charter schools.

Reginald Leseane Serving as Provost at Savannah State University in Georgia

Reginald Leseane Serving as Provost at Savannah State University in Georgia

Dr. Leseane joined Savannah State University’s College of Business Administration 21 years ago and recently served as interim dean and associate dean.

Pennsylvania State University — Professor and Department Head of Ecosystem Science and Management

Pennsylvania State University — Professor and Department Head of Ecosystem Science and Management

The new department head will play a key role in developing the future growth of an interdisciplinary faculty that focuses on ecology and management of natural resources with an emphasis on applications in forestry, wildlife, fisheries, water, soils, and agriculture.

University of California, Los Angeles — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor for Environmental Health Sciences

University of California, Los Angeles — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor for Environmental Health Sciences

Candidates should be exposure scientists with expertise in advanced sensing methods and in a focused research program relevant to modern exposure assessment in environmental or occupational health.

University of Texas at Austin — Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Global Internet, Media and (Dis)Information

University of Texas at Austin — Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Global Internet, Media and (Dis)Information

The successful candidate will have expertise in the ways that new global media, including Internet-based platforms, create or enhance social and political vulnerabilities, strategies for remedying problems associated with disinformation worldwide, and how the connected world responds.

Siena College — President

Siena College — President

The President will move Siena to new heights of academic, institutional and reputational excellence in the context of its Catholic heritage and its Franciscan tradition.

Princeton University — Senior Associate Director, Class Affairs and Reunions

Princeton University — Senior Associate Director, Class Affairs and Reunions

The Senior Associate Director of Class Affairs and Reunions is responsible for supporting Princeton’s undergraduate alumni classes spanning over 80 years from the Senior Class to the Old Guard.

Chatham University — Assistant Professor of Psychology

Chatham University — Assistant Professor of Psychology

The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for teaching courses in Psychobiology, Psychopharmacology, and Statistics and Research Design while maintaining an ongoing research program in biological psychology.

Syracuse University — Assistant Professor of Violin

Syracuse University — Assistant Professor of Violin

The Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts invites applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor of Violin, tenure-track, beginning fall 2020.

University of Missouri St. Louis — The Des Lee Foundation Endowed Professorship in African / African American Studies

University of Missouri St. Louis — The Des Lee Foundation Endowed Professorship in African / African American Studies

The professorship is part of the Des Lee Collaborative Vision, a community of thirty-five endowed professors across disciplines at the University who collectively are dedicated to linking knowledge and resources with community partners through collaboration to build educational, cultural, and research opportunities for all members of the St. Louis community and around the world.

DePaul University — Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies

DePaul University — Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies

DePaul University seeks a Dean of the School for Continuing and Professional Studies to lead a newly renamed and reorganized school focused on educating adult learners in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education degree programs.

Stony Brook University — Assistant / Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Stony Brook University — Assistant / Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Candidates doing innovative work in any area of biochemistry, molecular, or cell biology are encouraged to apply. We particularly welcome applications from candidates using quantitative methods to explore questions in the areas of membrane biology, cytoskeleton, chromatin, or metabolism.

Baylor University — Dean, School of Education

Baylor University — Dean, School of Education

Baylor seeks a Dean for the School of Education who combines academic achievements with strategic leadership ability, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, collaborative and creative energy, entrepreneurial ambition, passion for the field of education, and vision for the role of a School of Education within a 21st century Christian research university. 

St. John’s University — Dean, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

St. John’s University — Dean, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

St. John’s next Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is preferred to be a proven leader, teacher, and scholar with progressive academic leadership who has achieved success in developing and executing academic strategies in a complex, comprehensive University.

The Ohio State University — Chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning

The Ohio State University — Chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning

The department Chair provides leadership, direction, and continuity for planning and operational execution in research, education, and administrative activities and represents and advocates on behalf of the department.

University of Maryland Baltimore County — Tenure-Track Faculty Position in the Department of Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering

University of Maryland Baltimore County — Tenure-Track Faculty Position in the Department of Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland Baltimore County seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad field of computational science and engineering

Cornell University — Postdoctoral Associate, Big Data/Data Science

Cornell University — Postdoctoral Associate, Big Data/Data Science

The Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) at Cornell University invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Big Data/Data Science.

Northeast Ohio Medical University — Assistant or Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences

Northeast Ohio Medical University — Assistant or Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University invites applications for a 12-month full-time faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, tenure- or non-tenure track dependent on qualifications.

Linn Benton Community College — Dean, Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Linn Benton Community College — Dean, Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

The Dean is responsible for the direct management of division operations, including personnel, budgetary, and curricular functions.

Texas Southern University Partners With the Monterey Jazz Festival

Texas Southern University Partners With the Monterey Jazz Festival

Under the agreement music and business students from Texas Southern University travel to California to participate as production and marketing interns during the festival and the two organizations put on a three-day symposium on jazz in Houston

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Offers a New Degree Program in Agricultural Engineering

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Offers a New Degree Program in Agricultural Engineering

The only other agricultural engineering program in the state is offered through the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Students who enroll will be able to choose an option in power and machinery, agricultural production systems, or soil and water systems.

Shaq and Miles College Team Up in Entrepreneurial Venture

Shaq and Miles College Team Up in Entrepreneurial Venture

Miles College, a historically Black educational institution in Fairfield, Alabama, is partnering with NBA great Shaquille O’Neal in a new initiative that plans to open a Papa Johns Pizza franchise on the campus of every HBCUs in the nation.

The Illinois Board of Higher Education — Executive Director

The Illinois Board of Higher Education — Executive Director

The position offers a broad range of professional opportunities to an individual who will bring experience, vision, commitment, well-honed leadership skills, and wise counsel to the coordination and oversight of higher education in Illinois.

California State University Los Angeles — Assistant Professor, US History

California State University Los Angeles — Assistant Professor, US History

The history department at California State University Los Angeles invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship in nineteenth-century U.S. history.

Boise State University — Assistant Professor, School of Public Service

Boise State University — Assistant Professor, School of Public Service

The successful candidate will be expected to offer courses in public budgeting and finance, in addition to other Master of Public Administration core and graduate methods courses.

Boston College — 2020/2021 African & African Diaspora Studies Dissertation Fellowship

Boston College — 2020/2021 African & African Diaspora Studies 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.

Queens College, CUNY — Assistant Professor in Special Education

Queens College, CUNY — Assistant Professor in Special Education

The Graduate Programs in Special Education seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in special education, beginning in the fall of 2020.

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor of Physiology

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor of Physiology

The Department of Physiology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor in the tenure track.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks candidates for faculty positions starting July 1, 2020 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter.

Boston University: College of General Studies — Natural Sciences and Mathematics: NTT Lecturer

Boston University: College of General Studies — Natural Sciences and Mathematics: NTT Lecturer

The Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in the College of General Studies at Boston University is seeking a full-time faculty member beginning September 2020.

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago — Dean of Faculty and Vice President of Academic Affairs

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago — Dean of Faculty and Vice President of Academic Affairs

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and articulating a compelling vision of education at SAIC, and championing this vision to key constituencies at the local and global level.