Archive for August, 2021

Arizona State University — Lecturer in Technological Entrepreneurship and Management

Arizona State University — Lecturer in Technological Entrepreneurship and Management

This new TEM faculty member will be expected to contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching that includes course preparation, instruction and course-related student advising for undergraduate and/or M.S. business courses such as organizational behavior, digital transformation, technology integration, organizational resources, knowledge management, sustainability, social responsibility, and/or social entrepreneurship.

Dartmouth College — History of Slavery in the United States, Assistant Professor, African and African American Studies

Dartmouth College — History of Slavery in the United States, Assistant Professor, African and African American Studies

The Program of African and African American Studies at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor, to begin July 1, 2022. We seek a historian of seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century US slavery.

Miami University — Assistant or Associate Professor, Sport Psychology

Miami University — Assistant or Associate Professor, Sport Psychology

Responsibilities include teaching sport psychology courses; maintaining an active research agenda; advising students; and providing professional service to the department, college, and institution.

University of California, Berkeley — Assistant Professor, Medieval French Studies – Department of French

University of California, Berkeley — Assistant Professor, Medieval French Studies – Department of French

The University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of French, with expertise in medieval literature, language, and culture.

Three Women Join the African American and African Studies Department at Michigan State

Three Women Join the African American and African Studies Department at Michigan State

Three new scholars in the department of African American and African studies at Michigan State University – Trimiko Melancon, LeConté Dill, and Gianina K. Lockley – will help strengthen and broaden the base of expertise in the department bringing a focus on Black feminisms, Black genders studies, and Black sexualities studies.   

In Memoriam: Hardy T. Frye, 1939-2021

In Memoriam: Hardy T. Frye, 1939-2021

After earning a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Frye accepted an appointment at Yale as an assistant professor in 1976, where he taught for one year. He later served on the faculty at the University of California, Santa Cruz for more than two decades.

Brandeis University — Associate or Full Professor, African and African American Studies Department

Brandeis University — Associate or Full Professor, African and African American Studies Department

We seek applicants whose research and teaching interests focus on contemporary African affairs, with a special emphasis on the dynamic relationship between society, politics, economics, and culture.

University of Colorado at Boulder — Teaching Assistant Professor (Instructor), Creative Technology & Design

University of Colorado at Boulder — Teaching Assistant Professor (Instructor), Creative Technology & Design

The growing Creative Technology and Design Program situated within the ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado at Boulder seeks a Teaching Assistant Professor (Instructor) whose teaching, creative work and research demonstrates a deep understanding of design, computing, and emerging technologies.

Cal Poly Pomona  — Senior Budget Analyst

Cal Poly Pomona — Senior Budget Analyst

The incumbent will implement the campus’ monthly Labor Cost Distribution processes analyzing all transactions and recommending corrective action to Payroll when necessary.

Stanford University  — Cyber Research Associate

Stanford University — Cyber Research Associate

Perform work to support research or develop public programs and policies, applying basic knowledge and understanding of scientific theory.

Survey Finds Widespread Student Support for Diversity Initiatives in Higher Education

Survey Finds Widespread Student Support for Diversity Initiatives in Higher Education

Nearly half of surveyed students believe that their school should require all students, faculty, and staff to participate in DEI training. An additional 46 percent of respondents believe that their schools should require all students to participate in a semester-long course on the history and root causes of the unequal distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges in society.

University of Dayton — Financial Aid Compliance and Operations Counselor

University of Dayton — Financial Aid Compliance and Operations Counselor

The Financial Aid Compliance and Operations Counselor is expected to think strategically and critically regarding student financial aid needs and plays a critical role in proactively meeting service needs on a daily basis.

Laurie Shanderson Is the New Chancellor of Methodist College in Peoria, Illinois

Laurie Shanderson Is the New Chancellor of Methodist College in Peoria, Illinois

Dr. Shanderson comes to Methodist College with more than 20 years of higher education experience, most recently as founding dean of the School of Health Sciences at Northcentral University, a private online university headquartered in San Diego, California.

Survey Examines the Views of HBCU Students on the Issues of Free Speech

Survey Examines the Views of HBCU Students on the Issues of Free Speech

HBCU students are much more likely than the national sample to favor limits on the press’ First Amendment rights to cover campus protests. Fifty-six percent of HBCU students — double the percentage in the national sample — think college students should be able to prevent reporters from covering campus protests.

A Legendary Figure In Black Higher Education Announces His Retirement

A Legendary Figure In Black Higher Education Announces His Retirement

Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County has announced his plan to retire at the end of the 2021-2022 academic year. Under his leadership, UMBC is now the nation’s top producer of Black graduates who go on to earn a Ph.D. in the natural sciences and engineering. 

Federal Reserve Bank Study Shows Black Businesses Suffered the Most in the Early Pandemic

Federal Reserve Bank Study Shows Black Businesses Suffered the Most in the Early Pandemic

A new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York finds that predominately Black communities have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of health outcomes and economic vitality. The report finds that mortality rates in Black communities were higher but so were job losses and business closures.

School of Journalism & Graphic Communication at Florida A&M University Names Its Next Dean

School of Journalism & Graphic Communication at Florida A&M University Names Its Next Dean

Mira Lowe, a veteran journalist and editor, has been assistant dean for student experiences at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications since 2019. Before entering academia, Lowe enjoyed a successful career as a professional journalist.

SUNY Empire State College — Senior Education Specialist

SUNY Empire State College — Senior Education Specialist

The Senior Education Specialist, a position employed through the Research Foundation (RF) for the state of New York, will report to the on-site Project Coordinator.

SUNY Empire State College — Senior Instructional Technologist

SUNY Empire State College — Senior Instructional Technologist

The Senior Instructional Technologist will provide instructional technology support to Erie County Department of Social Services trainers, subcontracted trainers, and the Project Coordinator.

Gonzaga University — Assistant Professor, Political Science (Latin American Politics)

Gonzaga University — Assistant Professor, Political Science (Latin American Politics)

The Department of Political Science at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor with a regional focus on Latin America beginning in the fall semester of 2022.

Gonzaga University — Assistant Professor, Political Science (American Politics)

Gonzaga University — Assistant Professor, Political Science (American Politics)

The Department of Political Science at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the field of American Politics beginning in the fall semester of 2022.

College of Wooster  — Assistant or Associate Director of Career Exploration

College of Wooster — Assistant or Associate Director of Career Exploration

With a team of student peer advisors, this staff member will design, customize, and manage career exploration programming relevant to the specific needs of a diverse and inclusive community.

University of Pennsylvania  — CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ETHICS AND HEALTH POLICY

University of Pennsylvania — CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ETHICS AND HEALTH POLICY

The Chair will provide strong vision and leadership for the Department and will lead strategic planning and implementation for its continued success.

Soka University of America — Internship Coordinator Position Opening

Soka University of America — Internship Coordinator Position Opening

The Internship Coordinator is responsible for providing students and alumni career-based guidance and support for internship facilitation, employer development, professional skills development, event planning and access to resources for graduate studies, as well as assisting in the development and facilitation of career-based programming.

Marymount Manhattan College – Chief Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer

Marymount Manhattan College – Chief Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer

The Chief EDI Officer is responsible for new and existing College- wide efforts to foster an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus environment, and to undertake these efforts in partnership with a wide array of constituencies, including students, faculty, staff, and trustees.

Five Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Five Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Takin on new duties are Dennis Mitchell at Columbia University, Nandi A. Marshall at Georgia Southern University, Allison Leggett at the University of California, Los Angeles, Bryan Dewsbury at Florida International University in Miami, and Djamali Muhoza at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

City University of New York — Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost

City University of New York — Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost

The City University of New York (CUNY) invites inquiries, nominations and applications for a visionary and collaborative leader to serve as the University’s next Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost. 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Assistant Professor, Department of Biology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Assistant Professor, Department of Biology

We are interested in candidates who have a Ph.D. or M.D., or equivalent, and are pursuing innovative approaches to fundamental problems in molecular, cellular, and/or computational biology.

Morehouse College in Atlanta Reports Its Largest Group of New Students in History

Morehouse College in Atlanta Reports Its Largest Group of New Students in History

The 973 new traditional and online students represent an increase of 70 percent when compared with fall 2020. The 701 traditional residential students in the new student group is a 23 percent increase from fall 2020 and includes 637 first-time freshmen and 64 transfer students.

A Group of African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

A Group of African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new roles are Bronté Burleigh-Jones at American University in Washington, D.C., Richard L. Lucas, Jr. at Clark Atlanta University, Monique Guillory at the University of the District of Columbia, Ebony Marsala at Boston College, William Jones Jr. at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and Richie Hunter at the University of Oregon.

Fort Valley State University to Launch a New Bachelor's Degree Program in Nursing

Fort Valley State University to Launch a New Bachelor’s Degree Program in Nursing

Historically Black Fort Valley State University and Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc. have announced an educational partnership to launch a new bachelor’s degree program in nursing that aims to address the critical need for nurses in rural Georgia.

Two Universities Bestow Honors on Civil Rights Icon James Lawson

Two Universities Bestow Honors on Civil Rights Icon James Lawson

Vanderbilt University in Nashville, which expelled Lawson in 1960 for his civil rights activities, will launch the James Lawson Institute for the Research and Study of Nonviolent Movements. The University of California, Los Angeles, where Lawson has taught for 20 years, is naming a historic building in his honor.

Howard University Teams Up With Biotechnology Firm Amgen to Boost Graduate Student Research

Howard University Teams Up With Biotechnology Firm Amgen to Boost Graduate Student Research

Howard University’s department of chemical engineering and Amgen, one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, have designed an innovative academic-industry partnership meant to greatly expand opportunities for underrepresented minorities in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

Four Universitiies Annouce the Appointment of African Americans to Diversity Positions

Four Universitiies Annouce the Appointment of African Americans to Diversity Positions

Taking on new roles as diversity administrators are Cerri A. Banks at Syracuse University in New York, Levon T. Esters at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, Wanda B. Knight at Pennsylvania State University-Harrisburg, and Katrice A. Albert at the University of Kentucky.

In Memoriam: Twitty Junius Styles, 1927-2021

In Memoriam: Twitty Junius Styles, 1927-2021

Dr. Styles taught at Union College from 1965 to 1997. In 1971, he was the first African-American faculty member to earn tenure. An immunologist by training, he specialized in infectious diseases, particularly parasitology and immunity to parasitic infections.

University of California Los Angeles  — Open Rank (Tenure-Track/Tenured) Faculty Position in Space Physics at UCLA

University of California Los Angeles — Open Rank (Tenure-Track/Tenured) Faculty Position in Space Physics at UCLA

The UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Space Physics at any rank/level.