Archive for October, 2022

Lawrence University — Tenure-Track Jill Beck Professor of Film Studies

Lawrence University — Tenure-Track Jill Beck Professor of Film Studies

Lawrence University of Wisconsin, a liberal arts college and conservatory of music in Appleton, Wisconsin, invites applications for the Jill Beck Professor of Film Studies to begin September 1, 2023.

University of New Mexico — Chair of the Department of Management

University of New Mexico — Chair of the Department of Management

The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Management.

Purdue University — Faculty Position in Public Health

Purdue University — Faculty Position in Public Health

The Department of Public Health in the College of Health and Human Sciences seeks applicants for a new faculty position in public health at the associate or full professor level.

Academic Disciplines Where African Americans Received Few or No Doctorates in 2021

Academic Disciplines Where African Americans Received Few or No Doctorates in 2021

African Americans earned only 1.4 percent of all doctorates awarded in mathematics and 1.2 percent of all doctorates in physics that were awarded to U.S. citizens and permanent residents in 2021. Blacks earned 4 percent of all doctorates in computer science, 4 percent of all doctorates in chemistry, and only 4.1 percent of all doctorates awarded in engineering disciplines.

Jonathan Lee Walton Appointed the Eighth President of the Princeton Theological Seminary

Jonathan Lee Walton Appointed the Eighth President of the Princeton Theological Seminary

Dr. Walton has been serving as dean of the School of Divinity at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He also holds the Presidential Chair of Religion and Society at the divinity school and is dean of Wait Chapel on campus. Before coming to Wake Forest in 2020, Dr.  Walton was the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the University’s Memorial Church at Harvard University.

The Persisting Racial Gap in Scores on the SAT College Entrance Examination

The Persisting Racial Gap in Scores on the SAT College Entrance Examination

The results showed that only 19 percent of African American test takers met the college and career readiness benchmark for both reading and mathematics, the lowest level of any racial or ethnic group. Some 53 percent of Whites met the readiness benchmarks in both reading and mathematics. Some 54 percent of all Black test takers did not meet the minimum benchmark in either reading or mathematics. For Whites, the figure was 21 percent.

The University of Chicago — Part-Time Lecturer in the Social Sciences Core (Self, Culture, and Society)

The University of Chicago — Part-Time Lecturer in the Social Sciences Core (Self, Culture, and Society)

The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for part-time Lecturers to teach in the Social Sciences Core sequence Self, Culture, and Society during the winter and spring quarters of the 2022-23 school year.

Wabash College — Scholar-in-Residence

Wabash College — Scholar-in-Residence

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men located in Crawfordsville, Indiana, seeks applicants for a Scholar-in-Residence. The Scholar-in-Residence is an academic-year residential fellowship that supports full-time research and publication.

Southern Methodist University — Department of Computer Science - Data Science Faculty Cluster

Southern Methodist University — Department of Computer Science – Data Science Faculty Cluster

The Department of Computer Science in the Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2023. Candidates with expertise in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, algorithms, and scientific computing are especially encouraged to apply.

Two African American Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Southern Universities

Two African American Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Southern Universities

Margaret I. Kanipes was named dean of the new Honors College at North Carolina A&T State University and Leah Tolbert Lyons was appointed dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Middle Tennessee State University

College-Educated Black Women Have Fewer Children Than Their White Peers

College-Educated Black Women Have Fewer Children Than Their White Peers

Overall, they found that college-educated women across racial and ethnic groups have fewer children than those who did not graduate college. The difference in fertility between college-educated Black and White women is driven mainly by the smaller proportion of Black mothers giving birth to a second child, the study found.

In Memoriam: Calvin Otis Butts III, 1949-2022

In Memoriam: Calvin Otis Butts III, 1949-2022

Calvin O. Butts was the long-time president of the State University of New York at Old Westbury, civil rights activist, and the pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem. In 1999, Dr. Butts was named president of SUNY Old Westbury. He served in that role until 2020 and was the longest-serving president in university history.

Brown University — Research Assistant

Brown University — Research Assistant

The Research Assistant will have three overarching primary responsibilities within the Holder laboratory: oversee laboratory organization, serve as a ready, able, and willing resource for undergraduate and graduate students, and assist with conducting independent experiments within broader research projects.

Carnegie Mellon University — Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

Carnegie Mellon University — Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

With the creation of an inaugural Vice Provost for Enrollment Management role and an Office of Enrollment Management, Carnegie Mellon is designing a new structure to address the increasing demand and complexity of the enrollment landscape.

University of Washington Tacoma — Assistant Professor of Psychology Clinical / Counseling

University of Washington Tacoma — Assistant Professor of Psychology Clinical / Counseling

The School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences and the division of Social, Behavioral, and Human Sciences at the University of Washington Tacoma is seeking to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in clinical or counseling psychology to engage in research and teaching that supports the unit’s commitment to equity and social justice.

Bridgewater State University — Dean, College of Education and Health Sciences

Bridgewater State University — Dean, College of Education and Health Sciences

The Dean reports directly to the Executive Vice President and Provost and serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the college.

Augustana College — Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Augustana College — Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

This position affords an exceptional opportunity to help lead a campus with a proud history and outstanding reputation for integrating a strong liberal arts and pre-professional education with purpose, inspiring students to lead and serve their professions and their communities.

Amherst College — STEM Education Postdoctoral Researcher

Amherst College — STEM Education Postdoctoral Researcher

Amherst College is seeking applications for a two-year full-time postdoctoral researcher, starting at $24 an hour with experience, to work in Prof. Kate Follette’s research group on the NSF-funded Quantitative Reasoning for College Science (QuaRCS) study .

University of North Carolina Wilmington — Open Rank Tenure Track - School of Nursing

University of North Carolina Wilmington — Open Rank Tenure Track – School of Nursing

The School of Nursing, within the College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for full-time, tenure track faculty for the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.

Vanderbilt University — Director, Human Resources, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Vanderbilt University — Director, Human Resources, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The Director of Human Resources Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion provides strategic leadership in developing and implementing programs and initiatives that advance equity, diversity, and inclusion within the university HR functions.

University of California, Los Angeles — Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine

University of California, Los Angeles — Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine

As the chief executive and academic officer for DGSOM, the dean provides strategic vision for and operational leadership of the school, conceiving and managing policy, programs and resource allocation to achieve its mission.

Ohio University — President

Ohio University — President

Ohio University, a national public R1 research university, invites applications and nominations for the position of President.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia — Assistant Professor AC Track – Assistant Director of Metabolic Laboratory

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia — Assistant Professor AC Track – Assistant Director of Metabolic Laboratory

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 academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of biochemical genetics.

Case Western Reserve University — Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of Chemistry

Case Western Reserve University — Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Chemistry. Successful candidates will have research programs concentrating on applications of mass spectrometry towards important problems in chemical biology and/or energy and materials chemistry.

Three African American Men Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions

Three African American Men Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions

Thomas W. Mitchell has joined the faculty at the Boston College Law School. Jarvis Givens has been promoted to associate professor at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University and Walter T. Tillman was named an associate professor of education at Hampton University in Virgina.

Oregon State University — Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professors, Department of Statistics

Oregon State University — Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professors, Department of Statistics

The Department of Statistics at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon seeks applicants with research interests in any area of statistics for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level.

Cornell University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Health Equity and Public Policy

Cornell University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Health Equity and Public Policy

The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Health Equity and Public Policy. We seek an early career social scientist whose research and teaching interests address policy-relevant issues relating to health equity.

Cleveland State University — Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or Data Analysis

Cleveland State University — Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or Data Analysis

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Cleveland State University has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or Data Analytics. The starting date of the appointment is August 21, 2023. 

Baruch College — Assistant Professor in Economics (Multiple Positions)

Baruch College — Assistant Professor in Economics (Multiple Positions)

The Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance is seeking applicants for two tenure track Assistant Professor positions in Economics starting Fall 2023, subject to final budget approval.

Baruch College — Assistant Professor in Entrepreneur Finance

Baruch College — Assistant Professor in Entrepreneur Finance

The Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance is seeking applicants for tenure track Assistant Professor position in Finance starting Fall 2023, subject to final budget approval.

Baruch College — Assistant Professor in Finance

Baruch College — Assistant Professor in Finance

The Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Finance starting Fall 2023,subject to final budget approval.

Luther College — Assistant Dean and Director of the Center for Intercultural Engagement & Support

Luther College — Assistant Dean and Director of the Center for Intercultural Engagement & Support

The Assistant Dean and Director (ADD) of the Center for Intercultural Engagement & Support (CIES) serves as the department head for CIES and reports to the Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer and Assistant to the President for Community Engagement. 

Howard University Posts a Record Year in Grants and Contracts for Research

Howard University Posts a Record Year in Grants and Contracts for Research

In 2018, historically Black Howard University in Washington, D.C. announced a goal of raising $100 million in grants and contracts for research by 2024. Today, Howard surpassed that goal two years early by raising $122 million in its 2022 fiscal year. This is a record sum for any historically Black college or university.

Universities Announced the Appointments of Six Black Administrators

Universities Announced the Appointments of Six Black Administrators

Taking on new administrative roles are Scott Hamilton Adams at California Lutheran University, Olivia Lapeyrolerie at New York University, Kristi Smith at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, Oliver M. Thomas at North Carolina A&T State University, Anne Edwards at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and Paulette G. Curtis at Florida State University.

University of California, Merced — Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Heritage Studies

University of California, Merced — Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Heritage Studies

We seek a broadly trained archaeologist with active field research, preferably in the Americas and a methodological expertise that articulates with Heritage Studies such as spatial analyses, GIS, 3D imaging and visualization to complement existing faculty methodological strengths.

Kutztown University — Vice Provost for Extended and Lifelong Learning and Dean of Graduate Studies

Kutztown University — Vice Provost for Extended and Lifelong Learning and Dean of Graduate Studies

Kutztown University, a comprehensive public institution located in southeastern Pennsylvania, welcomes nominations and applications for the position of Vice Provost for Extended and Lifelong Learning and Dean of Graduate Studies.