Archive for November, 2019

Dartmouth College — Director and the John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professor, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Dartmouth College — Director and the John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professor, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

The next Director will be a an internationally or nationally recognized leader in health services research or related discipline with high level leadership experience and success while working within a complex academic environment.

After a Racist Incident, Syracuse University Suspends All Social Activities of Fraternities

After a Racist Incident, Syracuse University Suspends All Social Activities of Fraternities

An African American woman was targeted with a racial slur as she walked by a fraternity house. The student newspaper at the university reported thatrecently “at least 10 hate crimes or bias-related incidents have been reported on or near campus.”

University of Virginia — Computer Science Faculty (All Ranks)

University of Virginia — Computer Science Faculty (All Ranks)

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia seeks multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty at all ranks in all computer science areas.

Georj Lewis Appointed President of Atlanta Metropolitan State College in Georgia

Georj Lewis Appointed President of Atlanta Metropolitan State College in Georgia

Prior to being named interim president of Atlanta Metropolitan State College this past July, Dr. Lewis was vice president of student affairs at Georgia Southern University. Earlier, he was vice chancellor for student affairs at Indiana University Northwest.

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor, Clinician Educator, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor, Clinician Educator, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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

Federal Reserve Study Shows High Student Loan Default Rates in Black Neighborhoods

Federal Reserve Study Shows High Student Loan Default Rates in Black Neighborhoods

A new report from the Federal Reserve bank of New York finds that student loan borrowers from zip codes that are primarly Black are twice as likely to be in default as borrowers from zip codes that are primarily White.

In Memoriam: Ernest James Gaines, 1933-2019

In Memoriam: Ernest James Gaines, 1933-2019

Ernest J. Gaines, the celebrated author and long-time educator at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, died earlier this month at his home in Oscar, Louisiana. He was 86 years old.

Stanford University Study Examines School in Enrollments in Gentrified Urban Areas

Stanford University Study Examines School in Enrollments in Gentrified Urban Areas

The study found that gentrified neighbors tended to show a reduction in public school enrollments in the 2000-to-2014 period. But neighborhoods that were gentrified by mostly Black or Hispanic college-educated families showed an increase in public school enrollments.

University of South Carolina — Associate Director of Facilities Management

University of South Carolina — Associate Director of Facilities Management

The Associate Director of Facilities Operations provides the direct and indirect supervision of the custodial and warehouse programs for the Housing Department at the University of South Carolina’s Columbia, SC campus.

Carla Jackson Bell to Serve as Provost at Tuskegee University in Alabama

Carla Jackson Bell to Serve as Provost at Tuskegee University in Alabama

Dr. Bell is dean of the Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Sciences at the university. She will serve as provost beginning in January while the university conducts a national search to fill the position.

Federal Data Shows a Huge Racial Disparity in Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Federal Data Shows a Huge Racial Disparity in Sexually Transmitted Diseases

It is important for college and university health officials to be aware of this trend so that they may target education and prevention programs for at-risk groups.

University of California San Diego  — Temporary Lecturer in Economics 2020/21 Academic Year

University of California San Diego — Temporary Lecturer in Economics 2020/21 Academic Year

The Department is looking primarily for Lecturers in macroeconomics and econometrics, although applications in any area will be accepted.

University of California, Riverside — Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

University of California, Riverside — Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

The next Provost will help drive the university forward to further deliver exceptional research, education, and innovation as one of the country’s top public research universities.

Mount Aloysius College — President

Mount Aloysius College — President

The next President of Mount Aloysius College will be an inspiring, collaborative, and visionary leader with a deep commitment to the liberal arts and professional education and an astute understanding of the challenges facing 21st-century higher education.

University of California, Davis — Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

University of California, Davis — Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

The University of California, Davis seeks an experienced and visionary leader to serve as its next Vice Chancellor – Student Affairs, advancing a dynamic experience and sense of belonging for its community of diverse and talented students. 

University of Pennsylvania — Call for Applications, Perry World House Lightning Scholars Sabbatical Residency Program

University of Pennsylvania — Call for Applications, Perry World House Lightning Scholars Sabbatical Residency Program

This program brings untenured, but tenure-track, faculty at either the assistant or associate level from around the world to Philadelphia for a semester or year of writing, fellowship, and bridging the gap between academia and the policy world. 

University of Pennsylvania — Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Perry World House

University of Pennsylvania — Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Perry World House

The Global Innovation Program is the research arm of Perry World House, the University of Pennsylvania’s new university-wide hub for global engagement and interdisciplinary international policy research.

University of Pennsylvania — Perry World House Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: Borders & Boundaries in World Politics

University of Pennsylvania — Perry World House Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: Borders & Boundaries in World Politics

The Project on Borders and Boundaries in World Politics is looking to fill two postdoctoral fellow positions. The Project is concerned with boundaries between organized human communities, broadly understood.

University of Pennsylvania — Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: Penn Identity & Conflict Lab

University of Pennsylvania — Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: Penn Identity & Conflict Lab

The Penn Identity & Conflict (PIC) Lab, led by Professor Nicholas Sambanis at the Department of Political Science of the University of Pennsylvania, seeks exceptional candidates for a one-year, full- time, renewable, residential appointment as a postdoctoral research fellow.

John Morrow Is the First African American to Win Prestigious Award for Military Writing

John Morrow Is the First African American to Win Prestigious Award for Military Writing

John H. Morrow, Jr., professor of history at the University of Georgia, is the 13th recipient of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. The award includes a gold medallion and a $100,000 honorarium.

University of Pennsylvania — Dermatologic Surgeon / Clinician Educator / Assistant Professor

University of Pennsylvania — Dermatologic Surgeon / Clinician Educator / Assistant Professor

The Department of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure clinician educator track.

University of Pennsylvania — Dermatologic Surgeon / Clinician Educator - Senior Ranks

University of Pennsylvania — Dermatologic Surgeon / Clinician Educator – Senior Ranks

The Department of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Associate or Full Professor positions in the non-tenure clinician educator track.

University of Pennsylvania — Dermatologic Surgeon / Academic Clinician Track / Associate / Full Professor

University of Pennsylvania — Dermatologic Surgeon / Academic Clinician Track / Associate / Full Professor

The Department of Dermatology 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.

University of Pennsylvania — Dermatologic Surgeon / Academic Clinician Track - Junior Rank

University of Pennsylvania — Dermatologic Surgeon / Academic Clinician Track – Junior Rank

The Department of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in the non-tenure academic clinician track.

Bowie State University Teams Up With Baltimore City Community College

Bowie State University Teams Up With Baltimore City Community College

A unique feature of the agreement enables select students in the community college’s Honor’s Program will be able to transfer into the Honor’s Program at Bowie State University and receive a full scholarship covering in-state tuition and fees.

California Lutheran University  — Lecturer - Accounting

California Lutheran University — Lecturer – Accounting

Cal Lutheran invites applicants for a Full-time Lecturer position in the Undergraduate Accounting Program of the School of Management, commencing in the fall of 2020 (with the possibility of teaching graduate courses in one of the School’s MBA programs).

University of California Los Angeles  — Health Sciences Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor - Restorative Dentistry

University of California Los Angeles — Health Sciences Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor – Restorative Dentistry

The University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry invites qualified applications for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor – clinical track position in the Section of Restorative Dentistry.

Four Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Four Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

The four scholars beginning new duties are Sheria D. Rowe at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Alvin Thomas at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Adia Harvey Wingfield at Washington University in St. Louis, and Nicole Mitchell at the University of Pittsburgh.

Delaware State University to Form Media Network With University in Ghana

Delaware State University to Form Media Network With University in Ghana

The collaboration between Delaware State University’s Center for Global Africa and African University College of Communication in Ghana is designed to support and advance the shared interests of Africa and the diaspora, especially with historically Black colleges and universities.

The State University of New York at New Paltz — Vice President for Enrollment Management

The State University of New York at New Paltz — Vice President for Enrollment Management

The VPEM fulfills a key role in university-wide matters (including strategic planning), participates in system-wide enrollment initiatives and planning, represents the university to appropriate external bodies, and performs other duties assigned by the President.

Tina Harris Given Distinguished Scholar Award from the National Communications Association

Tina Harris Given Distinguished Scholar Award from the National Communications Association

Tina M. Harris holds the Douglas L. Manship Sr.-Dori Maynard Race, Media, and Cultural Literacy Endowed Chair at the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University. She joined the faculty at LSU this past summer after teaching at the University of Georgia for more than two decades.

University of Pennsylvania — Tenure-Track Position in Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division

University of Pennsylvania — Tenure-Track Position in Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division

The Division of Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension 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 tenure track.

Arizona State University — Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication in the Digital Age, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication

Arizona State University — Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication in the Digital Age, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on the Tempe Campus of Arizona State University invites applications for TWO full-time, tenure-track positions as Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication in the Digital Age with an anticipated start date of August 2020.

Texas A&M University — Tenured / Tenure-Track: Open Rank, Department of Aerospace Engineering

Texas A&M University — Tenured / Tenure-Track: Open Rank, Department of Aerospace Engineering

The Department of Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for five full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty positions with a 9-month academic appointment.

New England Institute of Technology — Vice President for Enrollment Management

New England Institute of Technology — Vice President for Enrollment Management

The Vice President for Enrollment Management provides leadership to the areas of admissions, financial aid and marketing and leads the university’s comprehensive effort to maximize and sustain enrollments.

SUNY New Paltz — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

SUNY New Paltz — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The State University of New York at New Paltz seeks an energetic, visionary academic leader to serve as Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs who can inspire and guide the continued evolution of the university as a top-tier public comprehensive institution.