Archive for August, 2020

The University Of Delaware — Post Doctoral Researcher, College of Earth & Ocean Environment

The University Of Delaware — Post Doctoral Researcher, College of Earth & Ocean Environment

The University of Delaware invites applications for a postdoctoral scientist to be part of a diverse interdisciplinary team, supported by a National Science Foundation grant, focused on the broad topic of water quality and water security in Delaware’s changing coastal environment.

Berea College — Tenure Track Position in Nutrition

Berea College — Tenure Track Position in Nutrition

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Fundamentals of Nutrition each semester, Consumers and the Food System, and developing additional nutrition or food studies related courses.

Texas A&M University – Texarkana — Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Texas A&M University – Texarkana — Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

At Texas A&M-Texarkana, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs has primary responsibility for the excellence and integrity of the university’s academic enterprise.

New Report Shows How HBCUs Can Achieve Greater Student Success

New Report Shows How HBCUs Can Achieve Greater Student Success

New research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta identifies ways historically Black colleges and universities might improve student performance measures —such as graduation rates and graduates’ incomes — relative to predominantly White institutions.

UC Davis Health System — Pediatric Cardiologist Faculty Position

UC Davis Health System — Pediatric Cardiologist Faculty Position

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time academic pediatrician within the specialty of Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology.

The First African American Woman to Chair a Department at Johns Hopkins Medical School

The First African American Woman to Chair a Department at Johns Hopkins Medical School

Namandjé Bumpus was appointed chair of the department of pharmacology and molecular sciences. She is the first African American woman to chair an academic department at the medical school and the only African American woman currently chairing a pharmacology department at any medical school in the nation.

Study Finds That a Black Doctor Lessens the Infant Mortality Rate for Black Babies

Study Finds That a Black Doctor Lessens the Infant Mortality Rate for Black Babies

New research from the scholars at the University of Minnesota, George Mason University, and Harvard University finds that Black newborns’ in-hospital death rate is a third lower when Black newborns are cared for by Black physicians rather than White physicians.

Archie Holmes to Lead Academic Affairs for the University of Texas System

Archie Holmes to Lead Academic Affairs for the University of Texas System

In his new post, Dr. Holmes will work with the presidents and the academic leadership of all eight University of Texas academic institutions to help them achieve strategic goals to advance their institutions. He will also be a tenured professor of engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.

College Students Exhibit Symptoms of PTSD After Watching Videos of Police Killings of Blacks

College Students Exhibit Symptoms of PTSD After Watching Videos of Police Killings of Blacks

A new study by scholars at the Yale University School of Medicine and Rutgers University School of Public Health in Newark, New Jersey, finds that a majority of college students of color show symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after watching social media videos of unarmed Black men being killed by police.

Two African American Woman Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Two African American Woman Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Evelyn L. Ashley has been named dean of students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Henrietta Williams Pichon, an associate professor of educational leadership and administration, was appointed interim dean of the College of Education at New Mexico State University.

The Stevens Institute of Technology — Chief Information Security Officer

The Stevens Institute of Technology — Chief Information Security Officer

The CISO, in conjunction with University leadership, will ensure the adoption and implementation of best practices, policies, and procedures in higher education and research information security.

Colorado College — Assistant Professor of Environmental Science — Global Environmental Change

Colorado College — Assistant Professor of Environmental Science — Global Environmental Change

Colorado College is hiring a tenure track assistant professor of environmental science to join the college’s interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Program beginning in August 2021.

University of Washington — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Statistics

University of Washington — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Statistics

We seek applications from candidates with a research record in any area of statistics: this includes (but is not limited to) theoretical statistics, statistical methodology, computational statistics, data science, statistics education, and/or applications of statistics in the physical sciences, biomedical sciences, engineering, and/or social sciences.

Ohlone College  — PROGRAM COORDINATOR  MULTICULTURAL CENTER COORDINATOR

Ohlone College — PROGRAM COORDINATOR MULTICULTURAL CENTER COORDINATOR

The ideal candidate is multilingual and has experience working with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic and ethnic backgrounds of college students; possesses strong intercultural, interpersonal and relationship skills; has the ability to coordinate programming for a multicultural center that serves as a hub of resources and activities for students of a community college.

California State University, San Bernardino  — Management - Open Rank, Tenure Track

California State University, San Bernardino — Management – Open Rank, Tenure Track

The Department of Management at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications from a diverse group of qualified applicants for an open rank tenure track position in Business Communication beginning August 2021.

Saint Louis University — Vice President for Student Development

Saint Louis University — Vice President for Student Development

The Vice President provides key counsel, especially on matters involving student development, the organizational integration of Student Development into the Division of Academic Affairs, the academic mission, and the overall student experience.

New Administrative Positions for Nine African Americans at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Nine African Americans at Colleges and Universities

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 Academic Partnership Aims to Increase Diversity in the Field of Veterinary Medicine

New Academic Partnership Aims to Increase Diversity in the Field of Veterinary Medicine

Historically Black Tennessee State University has partnered with the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine to help agriculture students at Tennessee State transition to veterinary school once they complete their bachelor’s degrees.

Three African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Three African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

The three scholars embarking on new assignments are Tyra Good at Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts, Tamara Butler at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and David Van Valen of the California Institute of Technology.

Elizabeth City State University Shows Significant Enrollment Increases

Elizabeth City State University Shows Significant Enrollment Increases

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many colleges and universities are struggling to maintain enrollments at levels that existed a year or two ago. But Elizabeth City State University, a historically Black educational institution in North Carolina is bucking the trend.

UC Davis Health System — Division of Neonatology / Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical Director

UC Davis Health System — Division of Neonatology / Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical Director

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is launching a national search for one full-time academic neonatology faculty clinician-scientist or clinician-educator, who will also serve as our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical Director.

University of Massachusetts Boston — Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

University of Massachusetts Boston — Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

The Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is responsible for the overall administration, academic budget planning, planning and management of the curriculum, instructional programs, research centers and institutes and educational support services offered across the campus.

Montana State University — Vice Provost for Global Engagement and Dean, International Programs

Montana State University — Vice Provost for Global Engagement and Dean, International Programs

The Vice Provost is responsible for providing leadership to the Office of International Programs and leading the planning and execution of strategic internationalization initiatives as well as creating and promoting opportunities for faculty and students to participate in international activities.

San Diego Mesa College Honors Its Former President Constance Carroll

San Diego Mesa College Honors Its Former President Constance Carroll

Dr. Carroll was appointed chancellor of the San Diego Community College District in 2004. Earlier, she served as president of San Diego Mesa College for 11 years. The Humanities Institute on the campus of San Diego Mesa College will be named in her honor.

Coastal Carolina University — Nurse Practitioner

Coastal Carolina University — Nurse Practitioner

Duties include: providing accurate health care to students; faculty, staff and related contracted vendors as deemed appropriate by the Auxiliary services department; performing medical assessments; obtaining medical histories; and performing physical examinations.

The University of Chicago — Lecturer, Social Sciences

The University of Chicago — Lecturer, Social Sciences

The Division of Social Sciences at the University of Chicago invites applications for a Lecturer in the Master of Arts Program in Social Sciences, with specialization in survey methods.

Claflin University Receives Approval to Launch a Master's Degree Program in Nursing

Claflin University Receives Approval to Launch a Master’s Degree Program in Nursing

When the new program begins in the fall of 2021, Claflin will be the only historically Black college or university in the state of South Carolina to offer a bachelor’s and master’s degree in nursing. All classes will be offered online except for on-site clinical training that will be required each semester.

Six African American Women Who Have Been Hired to Diversity Posts

Six African American Women Who Have Been Hired to Diversity Posts

At some colleges and universities, a hiring freeze has been enacted. But in the wake of worldwide Black Lives Matter rallies and other social justice protests, the hiring of diversity and inclusion officers at colleges and universities remains at a brisk pace.

Brown University — Public Health and Research Support Librarian

Brown University — Public Health and Research Support Librarian

The Public Health and Research Support Librarian is the primary librarian supporting the Brown University School of Public Health, providing and sustaining library services and collections in support of research, teaching, and learning.

University of Washington – Bothell — Postdoctoral Scholar, Biological Sciences, Zaneveld Lab

University of Washington – Bothell — Postdoctoral Scholar, Biological Sciences, Zaneveld Lab

The Zaneveld lab at the University of Washington Bothell, in collaboration with the Global Coral Microbiome Project, would like to hire a postdoctoral scholar to test hypotheses about the relationship between coral innate immunity, disease susceptibility and the coral microbiome.

The University of Texas at Austin — Executive Director of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

The University of Texas at Austin — Executive Director of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

The executive director will serve as the University’s senior conduct officer and have primary responsibility for the development, interpretation, and application of policy and procedure related to academic integrity and student conduct, including overseeing management, workflow, and case intake that includes high profile, complex and urgent cases.

U.S. Naval War College — Assistant / Associate Professor of Leader Development

U.S. Naval War College — Assistant / Associate Professor of Leader Development

The U.S. Naval War College, Newport, RI invites applicants for a faculty appointment in the College of Leadership and Ethics.

HBCUs Should Lead the Way in Disaster Preparedness in Their Communities

HBCUs Should Lead the Way in Disaster Preparedness in Their Communities

Most of the nation’s 104 historically Black colleges and universities are in southern states, and many of the HBCUs in these states are located in, or close to, poor-resourced communities with high housing density. These locations are prone to intense flooding, hurricanes, drought, and other natural disasters.

Coastal Carolina University — IT Technician

Coastal Carolina University — IT Technician

Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: IT Technician in the Office of Information Technology Services. 

Moravian College — Instructional Technologist (entry-level)

Moravian College — Instructional Technologist (entry-level)

The Instructional Technologist delivers professional development to faculty, students, administration, and staff on how to use the College’s Learning Management System (Canvas) and other related software.

Drexel University — Assistant / Associate / Full Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Drexel University — Assistant / Associate / Full Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering

The College of Engineering at Drexel University invites applicants with a strong background in Mechanical Engineering for appointment as full-time non-tenure track Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor within the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics.