Archive for July, 2022

Coastal Carolina University — Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Coastal Carolina University — Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The individual who occupies this position will have the responsibility of guiding efforts to conceptualize, define, assess, nurture, and cultivate diversity and inclusion as an institutional resource for the University.

University of Massachusetts Amherst — Chancellor

University of Massachusetts Amherst — Chancellor

The President and the Board of Trustees of the University of Massachusetts announce a search for the position of Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Baruch College — Assistant Professor of Marketing and International Business

Baruch College — Assistant Professor of Marketing and International Business

The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, City University of New York is seeking applications for a tenure track faculty position in International Business in the Allen G. Aaronson Department of Marketing and International Business, starting Fall 2023.

University of South Florida — Citrus Nutrition Research Liaison

University of South Florida — Citrus Nutrition Research Liaison

We are seeking a registered dietitian nutritionist whose primary responsibility will be to help direct and support nutrition and health research, communications and similar activities related to 100% citrus juice and fruit.

Cornell University — Open-Rank Position(s) in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - ILR School

Cornell University — Open-Rank Position(s) in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – ILR School

The ILR School at Cornell University is seeking candidates with expertise in topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion whose record in research, teaching or service has prepared them to contribute to Cornell’s historical commitment to diversity.

Iowa State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Advanced Manufacturing (Mechanical Engineering)

Iowa State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Advanced Manufacturing (Mechanical Engineering)

For the Assistant Professor rank, exceptional candidates are sought in the areas of advanced manufacturing including advanced and novel manufacturing technologies, materials, fuels, energy manufacturing and batteries, biomanufacturing, analysis, computational mechanics, and cyberphysical systems for manufacturing.

Iowa State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Bioengineering & Biosystems Engineering

Iowa State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Bioengineering & Biosystems Engineering

For the Assistant Professor rank, exceptional candidates are sought in the areas of health, bioengineering, and biosystems including computational modeling vaccines and health diagnostics.

Iowa State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Mechanical Engineering Computational Sciences

Iowa State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Mechanical Engineering Computational Sciences

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University invites faculty candidates for multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks.

Yale University  — Major Gifts Officer  West Coast

Yale University — Major Gifts Officer West Coast

Yale University seeks an experienced and successful major gift officer to join the University’s Alumni Affairs and Development division.

University of Oregon  — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Marketing

University of Oregon — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Marketing

The Department of Marketing in the Lundquist College of Business seeks to fill three tenure-track faculty positions. Structurally, two positions are intended for the assistant professor level and one position at an advanced level (associate or full professor).

University of Oregon  — Instruction and Outreach Archivist

University of Oregon — Instruction and Outreach Archivist

Reporting to the Special Collections and University Archivist Public Services Librarian, the Instruction and Outreach Archivist serves as a member of both the public services team and the curatorial team in SCUA.

Yale University  — Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion Programs

Yale University — Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion Programs

The Associate Dean, Diversity & Inclusion Programs is responsible for managing the strategic deployment of resources and coordinating activities of the Chief Diversity Officer’s office.

Western Carolina University  — Senior Media Relations Coordinator

Western Carolina University — Senior Media Relations Coordinator

This position requires an experienced, adaptable, highly productive, independent-style, creative writer/editor who can transform university goals into compelling stories that engage audiences and elicit specific behaviors.

Missouri Western State University  — Dean of the College of Business and Professional Studies

Missouri Western State University — Dean of the College of Business and Professional Studies

The Dean oversees all operations of the College including the management of the budget, personnel, curriculum, hiring, evaluation, and resource recruitment.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia — Research Assistant Professor, Human Geneticist in the Division of Genomic Diagnostics

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia — Research Assistant Professor, Human Geneticist in the Division of Genomic Diagnostics

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure research track.

The Ohio State University — Associate Vice President, Strategy, Impact and Academic Partnerships

The Ohio State University — Associate Vice President, Strategy, Impact and Academic Partnerships

At the direction of the SLSVP and in partnership with the AVP of Operations, the position sets priorities, gives direction and advances success metrics that align with Student Life impact and growth goals.

Northeastern University — Dean of Student Financial Services

Northeastern University — Dean of Student Financial Services

Northeastern University is seeking an experienced leader and collaborative financial aid and student account professional with an innovative spirit, an appetite for complexity, and a willingness to embrace a dynamic work environment to serve as the Dean of Student Financial Services.

Five Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Five Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new titles or roles are Cedric Merlin Powell of the University of Louisville, Carolyn Ratteray at Pomona College in Claremont, California, Jason Hall at the Tufts School of Medicine in Boston, Pearl Dowe at Emory Univerity in Atlanta, and Jay Pearson at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Benedict College Agreement Will Provide Master's Degree Opportunities in Accounting

Benedict College Agreement Will Provide Master’s Degree Opportunities in Accounting

Three students from Benedict College will enroll in the master’s degree program in accounting at the University of South Carolina this fall. As part of the program, students will receive financial support that covers their tuition and a $5,000 stipend to assist with living expenses while enrolled.  

Colleges and Universities Appoint Nine Black Americans to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Appoint Nine Black Americans to Administrative Posts

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.

Jackson State University to Offer a New Master's Degree Program in Political Science

Jackson State University to Offer a New Master’s Degree Program in Political Science

The political science department at Jackon State University in Mississippi, under the direction of Professor Maruice Mangum, is offering a thesis and non-thesis route to the master’s degree in political science. Students can complete the program on campus or online in as little as two semesters.

Tulane University's Jesmyn Ward to Receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

Tulane University’s Jesmyn Ward to Receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

Jesmyn Ward, a professor of creative writing in the School of Liberal Arts at Tulane University in New Orleans, has been announced as the recipient of the 2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. At 45, Professor Ward will be the youngest person to receive the library’s fiction award. Professor Ward is one of only six writers to receive the National Book Award more than once and the only woman and the only Black American to do so.

South Carolina's Seven HBCUs to All Debut Institutes of Innovation and Information

South Carolina’s Seven HBCUs to All Debut Institutes of Innovation and Information

The South Carolina General Assembly appropriated $18 million toward the development of educational institutes at each of South Carolina’s seven HBCUs. Each institute was established with specific focuses and disciplines united to increase opportunities and exposure for their student bodies and the surrounding community.

A Trio of Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed University Diversity Officers

A Trio of Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed University Diversity Officers

Jane Irungu is the inaugural vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Utah State University. Todd Manuel was appointed vice president of inclusion, civil rights & Title IX at Louisiana State University and Rochelle D. Smith has been selected as Saint Louis University’s next vice president for diversity and innovative community engagement.

Elon University — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Elon University — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

As the chief academic officer, the provost and vice president for academic affairs provides intellectual leadership for all academic departments and multi-disciplinary programs, student life departments, their faculty and staff, and budgets.

University of Oregon School of Law — Domestic Violence Clinic Director

University of Oregon School of Law — Domestic Violence Clinic Director

The University of Oregon School of Law seeks a Domestic Violence Clinic Director to manage day-to-day operations of the Clinic and work with the law school administration to continue to develop the academic programming and services offered.

The University of Chicago — Faculty (Open-Rank), Department of History

The University of Chicago — Faculty (Open-Rank), Department of History

The Department of History at the University of Chicago invites applicants for an open rank tenure line faculty position in the history of sub-Saharan Africa, beginning on or after July 1, 2023.

Yale University  — Program Manager, Equitable Energy

Yale University — Program Manager, Equitable Energy

The Course Manager will be an expert in either Energy Justice or Clean Energy Development, and will collaborate with a team of focused staff and faculty at CBEY as well as at the Yale Center for Energy Justice, coordinate with other Yale groups to produce content, and serve as a key liaison for Yale faculty and external experts on clean energy topics

University of Notre Dame  — Assistant Professor - Tenured-Track

University of Notre Dame — Assistant Professor – Tenured-Track

The Department of Film, Television, and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame is seeking a candidate for an appointment as a tenure-track assistant professor in filmmaking (live action and/or animation) with a starting date of August 2023.

Rochester Institute of Technology  — Program Manager-COS Dean's Office

Rochester Institute of Technology — Program Manager-COS Dean’s Office

The College of Science Dean’s Office and the Inclusive Excellence initiative at Rochester Institute of Technology are seeking applicants for a Program Manager to begin on August 15, 2022. This is a unique opportunity for the applicant to build on existing interest in inclusion while developing key skills in program management.

Northwestern University — Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Management & Organizations

Northwestern University — Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Management & Organizations

The Management and Organizations Department of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. We are primarily interested in applications at the rank of Assistant Professor, but we will also consider outstanding candidates at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

Baruch College — Assistant Professor of Law

Baruch College — Assistant Professor of Law

The Zicklin School of Business of Baruch College/CUNY invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in the Department of Law at the Assistant Professor level.

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

University of Arizona — Head of the Department of Computer Science

University of Arizona — Head of the Department of Computer Science

Reporting to the dean, the head is responsible for strategic planning, setting a vision, operations, finances, faculty affairs, academic and research programs, external relations, and providing support of the department’s aspirations.

Baruch College — Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

Baruch College — Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

The Department of Psychology in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College, a senior college of the City University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Social Psychology to begin August 2023.