Archive for August, 2022

Four Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Four Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

The four Black scholars n new faculty roles are Richard Price at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Pernella Rowena Deams at Talladega College in Alabama, Cynthia E. Rogers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Omolade Adunbi at the Univerity of Michigan.

Jackson State University in Mississippi to Offer a Bachelor's Degree Program in Public Health

Jackson State University in Mississippi to Offer a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Public Health

Upon graduation, public health undergraduates can assume entry and middle-level positions as community health planners, first responders, epidemiologists, public policymakers, public health physicians, public health nurses, and occupational and safety professionals.

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television — Assistant Professor of Theater in Directing

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television — Assistant Professor of Theater in Directing

Candidates should have expertise in directing contemporary performance which may include but is not limited to the following areas: new play development, digital/multimedia theater, social practice, devised theater, musical theater, collaborative creation, Indigenous Performance, Latinx performance, Asian-American performance, African-American performance and/or intercultural performance.

Northeast Ohio Medical University — Senior Director of Principal Gifts

Northeast Ohio Medical University — Senior Director of Principal Gifts

The Senior Director of Principal Gifts is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies to drive transformational fundraising efforts for NEOMED.

Northeast Ohio Medical University — Director of Advancement Services

Northeast Ohio Medical University — Director of Advancement Services

The Director of Advancement Services leads the team charged with managing the strategic direction for the NEOMED Advancement Operations and for the NEOMED Foundation.

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

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. If you have news for this section, please send an email to info@jbhe.com.

The University of Chicago Booth Business School — Director of The Duality Quantum Accelerator-Incubator

The University of Chicago Booth Business School — Director of The Duality Quantum Accelerator-Incubator

The Polsky Center at The University of Chicago Booth Business School seeks a dynamic leader to serve as Director of The Duality Quantum Accelerator-Incubator. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join a growing organization focused on one of the most exciting areas of technology.

Texas Southern University Enters Into a Partnership With Houston Community College

Texas Southern University Enters Into a Partnership With Houston Community College

The agreement will help graduates from the community college’s drafting and design engineering technology program transfer into the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Texas Southern University to obtain a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology.

The Graduate Center, CUNY — Associate Professor or Full Professor, Ph.D. in Urban Education

The Graduate Center, CUNY — Associate Professor or Full Professor, Ph.D. in Urban Education

The Ph. D. Program in Urban Education includes a diverse group of doctoral students with a commitment to enhancing diversity, inclusion, and equity within urban education and public-facing research. This is a tenure track position.

Emory University — Associate Director, Teaching / Pedagogy

Emory University — Associate Director, Teaching / Pedagogy

The Associate Director of Teaching and Pedagogy is part of the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence (CFDE) that supports faculty in all aspects of their careers, including research and scholarly writing, teaching and pedagogy, and mentorship and career development.

California State University Channel Islands — Assistant Professor of Operations

California State University Channel Islands — Assistant Professor of Operations

This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be the lead instructor for our Business Operations course.

California State University Channel Islands — Assistant Professor of Marketing

California State University Channel Islands — Assistant Professor of Marketing

The successful candidate will be joining our dynamic marketing faculty team, teaching a range of related courses such as Principles of Marketing, Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, etc.

Charles Dumas Wins the Living Legend Award at the National Black Theatre Festival

Charles Dumas Wins the Living Legend Award at the National Black Theatre Festival

Professor Dumas, who has written, directed, produced or acted in more than 300 plays, joined the faculty at Penn State in 1995 and now holds the status of professor emeritus. He is presently a professor in residence at the African-American Theatre Program at the University of Louisville.

Meharry Medical College to Launch a Physician Assistant Sciences Program

Meharry Medical College to Launch a Physician Assistant Sciences Program

The medical ollege is actively recruiting for the first cohort of 25 students, who will enter into one of the nation’s fastest growing professions that is projected to grow 31 percent by 2030. These students will receive training onsite at Meharry’s campus in Nashville, as well as with partnered clinical sites across the nation

A Quartet of Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions

A Quartet of Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions

The four new diversity officers are Jonathan Glenn at Alma College in Michigan, Joyce Sackey at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Algerian Hart at Missouri State University in Springfield, and Stephanie Potts at Danville Area Community College in Illinois.

In Memoriam: James E. Turner, 1940-2022

In Memoriam: James E. Turner, 1940-2022

Professor Turner served as director of the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University from 1969 to 1986 and returned for a five-year term from 1996 to 2001.

University of Nebraska at Omaha — Assistant Professor of Saxophone

University of Nebraska at Omaha — Assistant Professor of Saxophone

The University of Nebraska at Omaha seeks a dynamic performer and educator to teach applied classical saxophone, applied jazz saxophone, and courses in music theory including commercial music theory at the rank of Assistant Professor.

St. Catherine University — Director, Multicultural & International Programs and Services

St. Catherine University — Director, Multicultural & International Programs and Services

The Director of Multicultural and International Programs and Services creates a compelling atmosphere for dialogue and leads comprehensive retention and support services that enhance the college experience for our multicultural & international students.

Cerritos College — Program Assistant (Categorically Funded)

Cerritos College — Program Assistant (Categorically Funded)

The Program Assistant is a paraprofessional position that supports specially funded standalone programs such as those authorized by federal and state agencies, local groups, and industry partnerships.

Georgetown University — Director, Alumni Affinity Engagement - Office of Advancement

Georgetown University — Director, Alumni Affinity Engagement – Office of Advancement

The Director, Alumni Affinity Engagement is responsible for managing the implementation of an identity-based alumni engagement strategy, supporting multiple identity-based alumni organizations, and helping to drive Georgetown University-wide alumni diversity and inclusion initiatives.

University of Nebraska at Omaha — Assistant Professor of Voice

University of Nebraska at Omaha — Assistant Professor of Voice

The College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media at the University of Nebraska at Omaha invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Voice to join the School of Music.

Cerritos College — Administrative Clerk III (Categorically Funded by SEED Grant)

Cerritos College — Administrative Clerk III (Categorically Funded by SEED Grant)

Performs a variety of complex and responsible clerical, record keeping, profiling, and reporting or other support.

Saint Martin's University — Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Saint Martin’s University — Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Financial Officer

The VPBF/CFO is a cabinet position with the responsibility not only of providing business and financial oversight of the University but also serving as a consultant and colleague to the President and the Board of Trustees on all matters related to the business and financial affairs of Saint Martin’s University.

Saint Martin's University — Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Saint Martin’s University — Vice President of Institutional Advancement

The VPIA is a cabinet position with the responsibility of managing all fundraising endeavors of the University, while developing and maintaining relationships with many stakeholders to further the Saint Martin’s mission.

Brown University —Research Assistant

Brown University —Research Assistant

The Research Assistant will set up equipment, experimental procedures, and assist with the daily activity of the Abdelfattah research laboratory in the Neuroscience Department.

Brown University — Manager of Finance and Administration

Brown University — Manager of Finance and Administration

The Manager of Finance & Administration directs key elements of the financial and administrative work in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

Brown University — Program Advisor

Brown University — Program Advisor

We seek a Program Advisor to join the Enrollment Management team at the School of Professional Studies!

Brown University — Project Coordinator-Data Analyst

Brown University — Project Coordinator-Data Analyst

A research team in the Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research at the Brown University School of Public Health is looking for a highly motivated individual to join the center as a project coordinator / data analyst.

Brown University — Research Assistant

Brown University — Research Assistant

The Research Assistant at the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health joins a vibrant team supporting the CDH Founding Director (Dr. Megan Ranney) under the general supervision of the CDH Program Director (Mr. John Patena).

University of Texas at Arlington — Assistant Professor, Department of Finance and Real Estate

University of Texas at Arlington — Assistant Professor, Department of Finance and Real Estate

The Department of Finance and Real Estate in the College of Business, the University of Texas at Arlington, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank.

Emory University Center for Faculty Development and Excellence — Associate Director, Research and Scholarship

Emory University Center for Faculty Development and Excellence — Associate Director, Research and Scholarship

The Associate Director of Research and Scholarship is part of the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence that supports faculty in all aspects of their careers, including research and scholarly writing, teaching and pedagogy, and mentorship and career development.

Saint Mary’s College of California — Executive Director of Financial Aid

Saint Mary’s College of California — Executive Director of Financial Aid

Saint Mary’s College of California seeks a dynamic and collaborative executive director of financial aid to develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive financial aid services.

Why I Am “Critical” of Critical Theory

Why I Am “Critical” of Critical Theory

Bakari K. Lumumba, a doctoral candidate at Ohio University’s Patton College of Education’s Higher Education Student Affairs program, examines Critical Theory and its unwillingness to center the work of scholars and theorists outside the Western / European sphere of influence.

Agnes Scott College — Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing and Director of the Center for Writing and Speaking

Agnes Scott College — Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing and Director of the Center for Writing and Speaking

The successful candidate will teach courses in creative writing with a specialization in creative nonfiction, serve as the Director of the college’s well-supported Center for Writing and Speaking, oversee the department’s First-Year English Program, and publish regularly in relevant genres.

Colorado College — Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

Colorado College — Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

We are looking for scientists who can complement our existing expertise in ecology and atmospheric chemistry and who have a commitment to the human and social justice elements of environmental science.

University of Denver, Psychology Department — Assistant-level, Tenure-line Faculty Position in Clinical Psychology

University of Denver, Psychology Department — Assistant-level, Tenure-line Faculty Position in Clinical Psychology

We seek candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2023 in the Clinical Psychology area of the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences with a research program focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEI and J) in mental health, broadly defined.