Archive for March, 2021

Smith College — Laboratory Instructor, Department of Biological Sciences

Smith College — Laboratory Instructor, Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences at Smith College invites applications for a 3-year, benefits eligible laboratory instructor position to begin July 1, 2021. This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with the potential for renewal.

Brown University — Professor of Practice / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, Master of Public Affairs program

Brown University — Professor of Practice / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, Master of Public Affairs program

Primary responsibilities include teaching students in the Institute’s One-Year Master of Public Affairs (MPA) program and managing the program’s experiential learning consultancy module.

Southern Methodist University — Director, Mustang Band and Spirit Groups

Southern Methodist University — Director, Mustang Band and Spirit Groups

The Director will oversee all aspects of the Mustang Band and SMU Spirit programs, including Cheer, Pom, and Peruna (live mascot) Handlers.

The University of the West Indies — Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, School of Science, Computer and Artificial Intelligence

The University of the West Indies — Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, School of Science, Computer and Artificial Intelligence

The Five Islands Campus is seeking to fill positions of Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer on the Five Islands Campus in Antigua and Barbuda. Each Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer will provide academic leadership for the School of Science, Computing and Artificial Intelligence.

Baylor University Issues a Report on Its Founders' Ties to Slavery and the Confederacy

Baylor University Issues a Report on Its Founders’ Ties to Slavery and the Confederacy

First and foremost, the report stated that the institution will continue to be known as Baylor University and the statue of namesake Judge R.E.B. Baylor will maintain in its current location on Founders Mall, despite the fact that he enslaved people.

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.

Reynolds Community College — Instructor, Psychology #FO416

Reynolds Community College — Instructor, Psychology #FO416

Full-time nine-month teaching faculty-ranked appointment. Master’s degree in Psychology, or a Master’s degree in any field with 18 graduate semester hours in Psychology.

Reynolds Community College — Instructor, American Sign Language & Interpreter Education #FO384

Reynolds Community College — Instructor, American Sign Language & Interpreter Education #FO384

Full-time nine-month teaching faculty-ranked appointment. Master’s degree in ASL&IE or a related field, or a Master’s degree in any field with 18 graduate semester hours in ASL&IE is required.

University of Alabama at Birmingham — Systematic Review Services Liaison Librarian

University of Alabama at Birmingham — Systematic Review Services Liaison Librarian

The Systematic Review Services Liaison Librarian will coordinate the systematic review service, help researchers and students navigate systematic reviews from protocol to publication and conduct systematic review searches.

Western Michigan University — Assistant Professor in Counselor Education

Western Michigan University — Assistant Professor in Counselor Education

For the following position, responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses; engagement in scholarly activity; and service to the department, college, and university. 

The University of Baltimore — Associate Director, Law Career Development Office

The University of Baltimore — Associate Director, Law Career Development Office

Be a part of the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Law Career Development Office team to provide career development programming and to counsel and coach students and alumni in career planning, professional and talent development, job search strategies, resume preparation, interviewing skills, and networking in the diverse legal market and other professional career paths.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock — Biology Department Chairperson

University of Arkansas at Little Rock — Biology Department Chairperson

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification, invites applications for the position of Biology Department Chairperson at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to begin August 2021.

University of Oklahoma — Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

University of Oklahoma — Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

The University of Oklahoma seeks nominations and applications for the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer to oversee all areas of Administration and Finance for the comprehensive university system, which consists of three campuses.

Saint Louis University — Chair, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

Saint Louis University — Chair, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

The chair is responsible for the vision, leadership, and administration of the educational, research, service, and clinical practice programs in OSOT; for the department’s strategy and resource development; and for managing the faculty and staff, fiscal resources, and physical facilities of the department.

Georgia State University — Academic Professional, The Neuroscience Institute

Georgia State University — Academic Professional, The Neuroscience Institute

The Neuroscience Institute anticipates recruiting a broadly trained faculty member whose primary responsibilities will be to (1) manage and teach a required laboratory course for Junior and Senior-level majors in Neuroscience; (2) provide service, such as managing facilities and laboratory equipment, applying for internal and external funding for further development of STEM research experiences for undergraduate students, and maintaining social media representation of the Neuroscience Institute.

Aurora University — Dean of Student Life (Williams Bay, WI)

Aurora University — Dean of Student Life (Williams Bay, WI)

The Dean of Student Life assists the Vice President of Academic and Student Life with the design and implementation of programs and services to ensure student success and retention.

Roberts Wesleyan College — Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Roberts Wesleyan College — Vice President for Institutional Advancement

The Office of Advancement seeks a full-time Vice President for Institutional Advancement to lead the comprehensive alumni engagement and fundraising strategy that prioritizes developing partnerships to create a culture of philanthropy, deepen alumni engagement and successfully position the College and Seminary in future campaigns.

In Memoriam: Robert Daniel Flanigan Jr., 1949-2021

In Memoriam: Robert Daniel Flanigan Jr., 1949-2021

This past December, Danny Flanigan celebrated his fiftieth year on the staff at Spelman College. At the time of hi death, he was executive vice-president, treasurer, and chief investment officer.

The First Black Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review at Georgia State University

The First Black Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review at Georgia State University

Jeannine Holmes is a 2008 graduate of the University of Virginia, where she majored in English. After studying design in New York City, She moved to Atlanta in 2016 to work in the healthcare field. Later she enrolled in law school part-time at Georgia State University.

University of California San Diego — Vice Chancellor for Research

University of California San Diego — Vice Chancellor for Research

The new VCR has the opportunity to develop and articulate a strategic vision for the research operation at UC San Diego, while fostering a strong interdisciplinary focus across the University.

University of Pennsylvania  — Lecturer in Learning Sciences and Technology

University of Pennsylvania — Lecturer in Learning Sciences and Technology

The Division of Teaching Learning and Leadership at The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) seeks applicants for a lecturer position in the area of learning sciences and technologies.

California State University, Stanislaus  — Project Rebound Professional

California State University, Stanislaus — Project Rebound Professional

The Project Rebound Specialist is responsible for supporting the operations of the program which includes, but is not limited to, ensuring communication with program participants; maintaining records and statistical data; supporting students to navigate university processes, and maintaining the program’s social media presence.

Tennessee Tech University — Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Tennessee Tech University — Associate Vice President for Human Resources

This position will provide leadership in human resource functions for the University’s principal assets: its students, faculty, and staff.

Hostos Community College — President

Hostos Community College — President

The College seeks a president who has the ability, commitment and vision to continue the college’s significant progress in student success and partake in the sense of pride at being part of the Hostos family that is embedded within the institution by the students, faculty, staff, and administration.

Sarah Lawrence College — Chief Financial Officer & Vice President of Operations

Sarah Lawrence College — Chief Financial Officer & Vice President of Operations

The new CFO/VPO of Sarah Lawrence College will serve as an essential strategic advisor to the president, working collaboratively with her, the Board of Trustees, the senior leadership team, faculty, staff and student leaders to ensure a successful and stable financial future for the College.

National Institutes of Health — Director, Division of Neuroscience, Development and Aging, Center for Scientific Review

National Institutes of Health — Director, Division of Neuroscience, Development and Aging, Center for Scientific Review

The Center for Scientific Review (CSR) is seeking a Director for its Division of Neuroscience, Development and Aging (DNDA). If you are selected and join us, you would report directly to the CSR Director and provide scientific leadership for the Division, which handles reviews of applications across a broad range of neuroscience, aging, and biological psychiatry.

Sweet Briar College — Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Sweet Briar College — Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Sweet Briar College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position of Assistant Professor of Mathematics, with the possibility of a tenure-track appointment for an exceptional candidate.

Sweet Briar College — Assistant Professor of Engineering

Sweet Briar College — Assistant Professor of Engineering

Sweet Briar College invites applications for a full-time, one-year Assistant Professor in Engineering with the possibility of a tenure-track appointment for an exceptional candidate.

UCLA Analysis Finds Another Racial Health Disparity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

UCLA Analysis Finds Another Racial Health Disparity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The study found that during the pandemic, African Americans may have had worse access than Whites to outpatient care and thus were less likely to avoid hospitalizations for non-COVID-19–related conditions. This increased African Americans’ risk of hospital-acquired infections, the researchers say.

Sweet Briar College — Assistant or Associate Professor of Education

Sweet Briar College — Assistant or Associate Professor of Education

Sweet Briar College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Education with the possibility of appointment to tenure track or with tenure for an exceptional candidate.

University of the District of Columbia — Vice President for Marketing and Communications

University of the District of Columbia — Vice President for Marketing and Communications

The Vice President for Marketing and Communications serves as a key member of the University’s leadership team and is responsible for brand management and the visualization, development, and implementation of an integrated, strategic marketing and communications plan consistent with the strategic goals, plans, and aspirations of the University.

David C. Wilson Named Leader of the School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley

David C. Wilson Named Leader of the School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Wilson currently serves as senior associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences and is a professor of political science and psychological and brain sciences at the University of Delaware. He will become dean of the Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley on July 1.

Miami University — Visiting Assistant Professor / Instructor, Psychology

Miami University — Visiting Assistant Professor / Instructor, Psychology

Psychology: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach full load of undergraduate courses especially in Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and/or Research Methods and Statistics; advise students and perform service to the university and department.

Black Women Who "Hunker Down" in High Violence Areas Have Altered Genes in Immune Cells

Black Women Who “Hunker Down” in High Violence Areas Have Altered Genes in Immune Cells

The chronic stress of living in neighborhoods with high rates of violence and poverty alters gene activity in immune cells, according to a new study of low-income single Black mothers on the South Side of Chicago conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the University of Kentucky and the University of California, Los Angeles.

Patricia Ramsey Appointed President of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York

Patricia Ramsey Appointed President of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York

Dr. Ramsey, whose appointment is effective May 1, will be the first woman to serve as the president of Medgar Evers College. A biologist by training, she comes to CUNY from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Earlier, she was provost and vice president for academic affairs at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.

Scholars Assemble a Massive New Database on Enslaved People

Scholars Assemble a Massive New Database on Enslaved People

Scholars affiliated with the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University, the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, the MATRIX Center for Digital Humanities & Social Sciences at Michigan State University, and other institutions have established a new open-source database called Enslaved: Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade.