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California State University, Northridge  | Psychology | Assistant Professor (Cultural or Multicultural Psychology ) & Assistant Professor (Cognitive Psychology)
Qualifications Assistant Professor-Cultural or Multicultural Psychology:  The Department of Psychology at California State University, Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cultural or Multicultural Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. All areas of psychology will be considered; however, the successful candidate for this position must show potential in developing and implementing curricula that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology. Additionally, she/he will have a research program examining the interplay between culture and human behavior. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.

Assistant Professor-Cognitive Psycholog:  The Department of Psychology at California State University Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. The successful candidate for this position will be a s{blocked}ed and enthusiastic teacher and will develop a research program in his/her areas of interest. All areas of cognitive psychology will be considered. Applicants with teaching strength in statistics or research methods are preferred. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.
Responsibilities/Duties Assistant Professor-Cultural or Multicultural Psychology:
Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology and core courses in the major. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental or Clinical Psychology master's program. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.
Assistant Professor-Cognitive Psychology: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in cognition and perception, research methods or statistics, and his/her specialty areas. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental psychology master's program. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.
Application Procedures Application Deadline for both positions:
Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, these positions will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, teaching statement and evaluations, research statement and samples of scholarship, and a statement of philosophy regarding working with students from diverse backgrounds. Submission of materials for the cultural or multicultural psychology position via e-mail to cultural2014@csun.edu or for the cognitive position via email to cognitive2014@csun.edu is preferred but regular mail submissions will also be accepted. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

Application Procedures: Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:
Cultural/Multicultural Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8255
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Cognitive Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8255

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077. Salary $62,000 - $65,000
Application Deadline October 15, 2014 | Do not post after October 15, 2014
Other Information In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www-admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. The University: Serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master's degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN's 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master's level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is a welcoming university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success.

CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our values include a respect for all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and we value the diversity of all of our students and the campus community. CSUN actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented students.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/. At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

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Washington University | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and Social Work (CSBSSW) | Position Title Lecturer - Africana Studies Program
Qualifications  The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and Social Work (CSBSSW) at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a Lecturer in the Africana Studies Program to begin September 24, 2014. This is a 9-month academic position.
Responsibilities include working and teaching within a multi-disciplinary program. Primary teaching responsibilities include the following related responsibilities:
1) Teach three courses per quarter based on program's needs. The successful candidate should have experience and/or interests in teaching some of the following courses: Introduction to Africana Studies (AAST 101), Early African American History prior to 1877 (AAST 215), , African History(AAST 315), African American Women's History (AAST 430) and other classes as assigned.
2) Attend program meetings and/or be willing to participate in Africana and other university events/programs as requested.
3) As requested, advise students who are declared minors in program.
4) Collaborate with colleagues in utilization of creativity and knowledge in curriculum development, advising and classroom instruction.
Minimum Qualifications: -- Ph.D. or M.A. /M.F.A. by August 1, 2014 in one of the following disciplines: African, African American, or Africana Studies or other closely related fields.
Teaching experience is required at least at the T.A. (or G.A.) level; preference may be given to candidates who offer one or more years teaching experience at the instructor/lecturer level

Experience and excellent record of college-level teaching in Africana/African American/ Pan-African Studies or closely related fields
Competent with and experienced using, database, email, and other forms of instruction technology
Demonstrated high degree of interest, ability, and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity
Preferred Qualifications: Preference may be given to candidates who also offer one ore more of the following:

Experience and/or willingness to teach online/hybrid courses
Experience using innovative teaching methods and/or curricular design to effectively engage a diverse student body.

Conditions of Employment: This position is currently budgeted for one academic year, mid-September 2014 through mid-June 2015, as we anticipate conducting a search for a tenure track position in fall 2014 for the 2015-16 academic year.

Application ProceduresApply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/sfgpxdn
Screening of applications will begin 08/01/2014. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified. Application Procedures Apply Online | Application Deadline 08/30/2014 | Do not post after 08/30/2014
Special Accommodations: Eastern strives to satisfy all requests for special access needs for persons with disabilities. Requests for such accommodations are welcome and may be made by calling Human Resources at: (509) 359-2381.
Other Information This position is located in EWU's College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and Social Work (CSBSSW), which houses successful academic and student support programs in Chicano Education, American Indian Studies and Africana Education. These unique programs blend student support, academic offerings, and campus activities designed to help recruit, retain and graduate students who are racially diverse. CSBSSW holds an outreach mission, reaching out to underserved educational and client populations, and providing campus leadership on Diversity initiatives. In particular, the Africana Education Program has a longstanding tradition of outreach to central and eastern Washington's growing Africana communities, with growing emphasis on the Seattle area. EWU's Africana Education Program (AEP) has been in existence for over 30 years, serving as a vehicle to enhance the opportunity and participation of Africana students in higher education. The central mission is to help develop and deliver Africana Studies academic content to the broader EWU campus through the following: general education core courses and an academic minor. AEP faculty and staff actively recruit and support Africana students to have successful academic careers.

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

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Michigan State University | Department of Education | Director African Studies Center (ASC)
Qualifications Michigan State University (MSU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the African Studies Center (ASC). Building on the Center's and the University's significant accomplishments and history of commitment to Africa, the next Director will provide the strategic vision and collaborative leadership s{blocked}s needed to further the Center's and the University's role as a dynamic leader in Africa-related international research, teaching and engagement. Candidates are expected to have an outstanding record of research and scholarship with experience working in and teaching about Africa. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or its equivalent and meet the standards for appointment to the rank of advanced associate or full professor (with tenure) in an academic department or school in one of MSU's colleges. Candidates are expected to have demonstrated administrative s{blocked}s and ability to secure external funding from diverse sources. Other desired characteristics include experience with: a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center; establishing and sustaining strategic partnerships with universities and other institutions in Africa; and facilitating and catalyzing programs of collaborative, multi-disciplinary research. In addition to the above qualifications, preference will be given to those speaking an African language.
Responsibilities The position requires policy development and implementation capabilities, with the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, administrators, and other area studies and international thematic centers in promoting Africa-centered research, education, outreach, and service programs. Special emphasis is placed on playing a lead role in increasing MSU's faculty-led, Africa-related research and engagement efforts. The Director works collaboratively with key university stakeholders across campus to provide strategic vision and leadership for the university's diverse African-related research and programming agenda. Specific duties include:

Catalyzing interdisciplinary research on priority Africa-related areas and topics
Expanding and diversifying external funding for Africa-related international research and programs
Working closely with the ISP Advancement office on foundation and other related initiatives
Developing and supporting strategic country and international partnership initiatives
Supporting key cross-college Africa-focused initiatives administered in ISP including MSU's MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, the Tanzania Partnership Program and other initiatives as they emerge
Continuing the center's success as an Africa-focused U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center
Increasing the Africa-related content of the curriculum
Enhancing MSU's position as a leader in African language instruction, particularly critical less commonly taught languages
Strengthening connections with MSU Africa-related international alumni and friends
Supervising the Center's programs and staff
Representing the Center at MSU, across the nation, and internationally
The Director's appointment will be 75% in the Center, with 25% in an academic department, the tenure home, to be mutually agreed between the successful candidate, the ISP Dean, and the host academic department. The appointment is on an annual (12-month) basis for a five-year period with renewal possible. The Center and the Director provide strong support for key cross-college Africa-focused initiatives administered in ISP including MSU's MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (http://mcfscholars.isp.msu.edu/\) and the Tanzania Partnership Program (http://www.isp.msu.edu/pscd/programs/tanzania/). Other initiatives include support for an undergraduate major in Global and Area Studies with an African Studies concentration and specializations in African Studies for graduate and undergraduate degree students. The ASC also conducts outreach programs for educators, non-governmental organizations, governments, the media, and business communities. The Center frequently pursues strategic partnerships with African universities and institutes with the aim of developing cooperative and intensive research and curricular projects. The ASC's affiliated faculty members are well-known for the ethical standards that inform their partnerships, research, and development work in Africa.
Application Procedures The position is posted online at MSU's employment website under posting #9098. All application materials must be uploaded at: http://jobs.msu.edu. The deadline for receipt of complete applications is extended until September 15, 2014. Late applications will be considered until the position is filled. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/gks6ysp | Application Deadline 08/07/2014 | Do not post after 08/07/2014
Other Information The African Studies Center: Founded in 1960, the African Studies Center is located in International Studies and Programs (ISP) which is headed by the ISP Dean to whom the Director reports. ISP is home to several centers and offices in addition to the African Studies Center. These include the Asian Studies Center; Canadian Studies Center; Center for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Center for Gender in Global Context; the Muslim Studies Program; Office of Study Abroad; Office for International Students and Scholars; Office of International Research Collaboration; Advancement and Communications offices; Visiting International Professional Program; Office of China Programs; MSU Peace Corps Office; and the Japan Center for Michigan Universities. The ASC Director works closely with these units and other internationally-related centers and departments in colleges across campus, including the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages; the African American and African Studies Program; Center for Global Connections in Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources; International Health; International Studies in Education; and the MSU Press. The ASC has a proud history of engagement with Africa. It is one of twelve comprehensive Title VI National Resource Centers on Africa designated by the U.S. Department of Education. It seeks to promote research and increase scholarly publications and programming regarding all of Africa. MSU can offer instruction in 32 African languages, teaching up to 12 each year. Two Ph.D. African studies librarians staff one of the largest Africana libraries in the nation. African Studies at MSU has been distinguished by its focus on Africa's human needs: education for development, environment and development, ethics of development, food security and agriculture, gender equity, poverty alleviation, tropical disease, as well as the social sciences and humanities. ASC has 200 affiliated faculty members in the humanities, social sciences, physical and biological sciences, agriculture, business, education, law, allied health, and other professional programs. In addition to student employees, the Center staff consists of five full-time positions: two Assistant Directors (one with a focus on outreach), Office Administrator, Senior Secretary, and Publications Assistant. See more detail about the Center at www.africa.msu.edu.

For additional information about the University and its extensive commitments in international education and programs, see www.msu.edu, www.isp.msu.edu, and www.africa.isp.msu.edu.  MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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University of North Carolina, Asheville | Political Science | Assistant Professor
Qualifications The Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina Asheville invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position for an appointment beginning January 2015. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in political science by the time of appointment and show evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching as well as potential for scholarly growth. The department seeks applicants with fields in Methods and Comparative Politics. Candidates with demonstrated experience or potential for leadership in serving UNC Asheville's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activities are especially encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities Candidates should be prepared to teach a variety of classes in both fields and have experience mentoring students in undergraduate research projects. In addition, faculty members should have experience in a Liberal Arts institution and be prepared to teach in the university's core curriculum, including the Humanities sequence required of all UNC Asheville students. The typical teaching load of political science faculty is three, 4-credit courses per semester, with a favorable student-instructor ratio.
Application Procedures Please submit applications electronically to political_science@unca.edu including: a letter of interest, specifically addressing the applicant's qualifications for this position; a curriculum vitae; copies of graduate transcripts; evidence of teaching excellence; and three recent letters of recommendation. Any questions about the position should be directed to Linda Cornett at lcornett@unca.edu. Applications will be accepted July 1 - August 15, 2014.
Other Information UNC Asheville, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, is a student oriented, public liberal arts institution committed to being an inclusive campus community. The University is committed to equality and diversity of educational experiences for our students. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, or ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.
Application Deadline Aug 15, 2014 |Do not post after Aug 15, 2014

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University of North Carolina, Asheville | Political Science | Assistant Professor
Qualifications The Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina Asheville invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant level in American Politics, with the appointment beginning Fall 2015. A completed Ph.D. in political science by the time of appointment is preferred (although ABD will be considered). The successful candidate will show evidence of a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts institution as well as potential for scholarly growth. Candidates with demonstrated experience or potential for leadership in serving UNC Asheville's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activities are especially encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities The department seeks applicants who are prepared to teach a broad array of classes in American Politics and help develop the department's offerings in the subfield. Although the department is open as to the candidate's area of specialization, candidates must be prepared to deliver some essential American Politics courses (e.g., Intro to American Politics, Elections, the Presidency). There are also opportunities to cross-list or teach courses in interdisciplinary programs including Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Africana Studies. In addition, faculty members should be prepared to teach in the university's core curriculum, including the Humanities sequence required of all UNC Asheville students. The typical teaching load of political science faculty is three, 4-credit courses per semester, with a favorable student-instructor ratio.
Application Procedures Please submit applications electronically at https:/jobs.unca.edu including: a letter of interest, specifically addressing the applicant's qualifications for this position; a curriculum vitae; copies of graduate transcripts; evidence of teaching excellence; and three recent letters of recommendation. Any questions about the position should be directed to Linda Cornett at lcornett@unca.edu. The department will begin reviewing applications August 15, 2014. Priority will be given to completed applications received prior to October 1, but the search will continue until the position is filled.
Other Information UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of educational experiences for our students. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, or ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.
Application Deadline October 1, 2014 | Do not post after October 1, 2014

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Temple University | African American Studies | Non-Tenure Track Position in African American Studies | Asst. Professor in African American Studies

Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in African American Studies, or a related social science or liberal discipline, and will have teaching experience in the field consistent with the position in African American self-determination organizations and movements, preferably dealing with Afrocentric education. The applicant should be willing to teach exclusively in African American Studies. The preferred areas of specialization are contemporary movements for social justice and educational approaches to the mental liberation of African people.  A Ph.D. is required. 

Responsibilities/Duties: The applicant should be conversant with Afrocentric theories of knowledge, the current debates surrounding cultural criticism, and African diaspora studies within the context of Pan African education. The teaching load is 4/4. Although this is largely a teaching position the applicant should demonstrate an interest in creating a research agenda consistent with working in a highly competitive department.

Application Procedures: Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, letters from three academic referees, and a short writing sample (no more than 20 pages) by September 15, 2014 to: Dr. Molefi Kete Asante, Chair, Department of African American Studies, Temple University, 1115 W. Polett, Philadelphia, PA l9122 or to: ake@temple.edu.

Salary negotiable. Appointment for one year, renewable. Temple University is an equal opportunity employer.

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University of Delaware | Black American Studies | Temporary Assistant Professor of Instruction
Qualifications The Department of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware is seeking to fill a full time Temporary Assistant Professor of Instruction in Africana Studies or a related social science field. The successful candidate will join a vibrant department committed to teaching and doing research on people of African ancestry. The start date is September 1, 2014, and the position is for one year, renewable yearly for 2 additional years--subject to satisfactory performance. Salary is competitive.
Responsibilities/Duties Applicants will be expected to teach up to four core courses in our undergraduate program each semester, including such classes as Introduction to Black American Studies, Survey of African American Culture, and Contemporary Issues in African American Culture. Applicants with a PhD will receive priority. Applicants who are ABD will also be considered. The successful applicant must have a demonstrated ability to teach courses with a healthy enrollment. Dedication to working closely with students and other instructors is preferable. More information on the department may be obtained at our website: www.bams.udel.edu.
Application Procedures Applicants should visit www.udel.edu/udjobs and read the "Applicant Instructions" under the "Resources for Applicants" tab before submitting their application. At this website applicants must upload a letter of interest and curriculum vitae (in one document) when applying for this position. In addition, we are requesting that a teaching portfolio (that includes a teaching statement, student evaluations, and sample syllabi) be forwarded to Dr. Erica Armstrong- Dunbar at era@udel.edu. If necessary, printed materials may be sent to Search Committee--Temporary Visiting Assistant Professorship, Department of Black American Studies, 417 Ewing Hall, Newark DE 19716. Review of applications will begin June 2, 2014, and the position will remain open until filled. Inquiries should be addressed to the department chair, Carol E. Henderson at ceh@udel.edu.
Other Information Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The Department of Black American Studies is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Salary is competitive. Application Deadline Review of applications will begin June 2, 2014, and the position will remain open until filled. | Do not post after NA

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DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS | POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

For inquiries, please contact sgockows@gettysburg.edu

The Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges invites applications in all disciplines for Scholar-in-Residence appointments. Applicants should either be working toward a Ph.D. or a M.F.A. degree, or should have been awarded the degree no more than five years prior to the date of the application. Applicants must be either U.S. citizens or unconditional permanent residents, committed and willing to contribute to enhancing the diversity of member colleges and their faculties.

Scholars will receive a salary equivalent to that for beginning instructors or assistant professors. Postdoctoral scholars will be assigned to teach no more than 60% of the sponsoring institution’s teaching load, and participate in other activities at the host institution. Mentoring of teaching and scholarship will be provided. 

Applications are shared with all Consortium member schools that subsequently award appointments according to their policies and procedures.

While there is no deadline, most member schools begin reviewing applications in the fall.

Applications submitted on or after July 1, 2014 will be considered during 2014-15 for fellowships in academic year 2015-16.

Consortium Members Institutions: Allegheny College • Bard College at Simon’s Rock • Bowdoin College • Bryn Mawr College • Carleton College •Centenary College of LA • College of the Holy Cross • Colorado College • Denison University • DePauw University • Dickinson College • Gettysburg College • Goucher College • Grinnell College • Gustavus Adolphus College • Hamilton College • Haverford College • Hobart and William Smith Colleges • Lafayette College • Lawrence University • Luther College • Macalester College • Mount Holyoke College • Muhlenberg College • Oberlin College • Pitzer College • Pomona College • Reed College • University of Richmond • Ripon College •Saint Lawrence University •Saint Olaf College • Scripps College  • Skidmore College • Smith College • Southwestern University • Swarthmore College • Trinity College • Vassar College • Wellesley College • The College of Wooster

Please visit http://www.gettysburg.edu/about/offices/provost/cfd/for information and to apply.

For inquiries contact sgockows@gettysburg.edu

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DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS | POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

In Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

The Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges invites applications in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics for Scholar-in-Residence appointments. Applicants should be working toward a PhD, or should have been awarded the degree no more than five years prior to the date of the application. Applicants must be either U.S. citizens or unconditional permanent residents, committed and willing to contribute to enhancing the diversity of member colleges and their faculties.

Scholars will receive a salary equivalent to that for beginning instructors or assistant professors. Postdoctoral scholars will be assigned to teach no more than 60% of the sponsoring institution’s teaching load, and participate in other activities at the host institution. Mentoring of teaching and scholarship will be provided. 

Applications are shared with all Consortium member schools that subsequently award appointments according to their policies and procedures.

While there is no deadline, most member schools begin reviewing applications in the fall.

Applications submitted on or after July 1, 2014 will be considered during 2014-15 for fellowships in academic year 2015-16.

Consortium Members Institutions: Allegheny College • Bard College at Simon’s Rock • Bowdoin College • Bryn Mawr College • Carleton College •Centenary College of LA •College of the Holy Cross  •Colorado College • Denison University • DePauw University • Dickinson College • Gettysburg College • Goucher College • Grinnell College • Gustavus Adolphus College • Hamilton College • Haverford College • Hobart and William Smith Colleges • Lafayette College • Lawrence University • Luther College • Macalester College • Mount Holyoke College • Muhlenberg College • Oberlin College • Pitzer College • Pomona College • Reed College • University of Richmond • Ripon College • Saint Olaf College • Scripps College  • Skidmore College • Smith College • Southwestern University • Swarthmore College • Trinity College • Vassar College • Wellesley College • The College of Wooster

Please visit http://www.gettysburg.edu/about/offices/provost/cfd/for information and to apply.

For inquiries contact sgockows@gettysburg.edu 

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The  University of Oklahoma | Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work | Faculty Positions - Tenure Track Assistant Professors (Norman Campus)

The University of Oklahoma, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work invites nominations & applications for two 9-month tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August, 2014. The school is looking to expand our expertise in one or more of the following areas: lifespan development, Macro (Group, Community, Organizational) Theory and Practice, mental health, health, and administrative practice.

Qualificaions/Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in both foundation and advanced practice curriculums; developing and maintaining an active research agenda; field practicum, student advisement,  curriculum planning and development; and participating in service activities. Successful candidates are required to teach two courses each semester in addition to serve as faculty liaison to one section of field education per year.

Candidate requirements include an MSW, two years full-time post MSW practice experience preferred, and an earned doctorate, or completion of doctoral degree by August 2014 in Social Work or related discipline. The school is committed to enhancing faculty and staff diversity and especially encourages individuals from historically underrepresented populations to apply.

The school offers fully accredited Master and Bachelor Social Work Programs to 450 students annually, and is dedicated to the enhancement of human well-being, alleviation of poverty and oppression, and developing and improving systems of public social services. The school moved into the state-of-art Anne and Henry Zarrow Hall in 2011, a space featuring advanced computing and video technology, along with cutting edge social work practice observation suites. The following links provide more information about the School of Social Work:www.socialwork.ou.edu, facts about OU: http://www.ou.edu/publicaffairs/oufacts.html , a welcome from University President David Boren: http://www.ou.edu/content/web/about_ou/presidentswelcome.html and overview of University employee benefits: http://hr.ou.edu/employment/.

Application Procedures: Application materials are reviewed until the positions are filled and must include (1) a letter of application and interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) reference list with name, address, phone and e-mail address for a minimum of three references, and (4) any additional materials that support your candidacy. Materials are addressed to:

Dr. Julie E. Miller-Cribbs - Professor and Interim Director

University of Oklahoma, Anne & Henry Zarrow School of Social Work

700 Elm Avenue - Norman, OK 73019

For questions: E-MAIL: lbradford@ou.edu or CALL: (405) 325-9063

WE ARE SCREENING CANDIDATES AT CSWE-APM IN DALLAS, TX AND WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.

Other Information: Oklahoma is a state with geographic diversity including urban, metropolitan, and rural and frontier areas, and considerable socio-demographic and cultural diversity. Oklahoma ranks low in performance on almost all health and well-being measures, and this indication of high need places the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work in a position of responding to considerable social problems. With two campuses (Norman and Tulsa), the School delivers the only graduate program of social work in the state, and therefore holds sole responsibility for educating a diverse array of graduate students for a variety of professional Social Work practice fields. The School thrives on a collegial, engaged and supportive environment. The University provides exceptional institutional supports for new faculty in research development: http://vpr-norman.ou.edu/resources/newfaculty as well as teaching development: http://www.ou.edu/pii/index.html.  The City of Norman (pop 115,000) is 20 miles south of Oklahoma City (Metro pop. 1.1 million). This year, Norman, OK was named the third least expensive city to live in the United States by Kiplinger Personal Finance (2013). Norman has been consistently added to the list of best places to live in the U.S. because of strong community ties, high quality of life, and appreciation for diversity, the arts and culture. You can learn more about life in Norman: http://www.ci.norman.ok.us/content/norman-life and life in OKC: http://www.visitokc.com. The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, sex, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

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California State University, Fresno | College of Social Sciences Political Science | American Politics Assistant Professor

California State University, Fresno is an engaged University, we focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all.  Available for Academic Year: 2014/2015.

Academic Preparation: This position requires a Ph.D. in political science, with a primary field specialty in American behavioral politics (we are open regarding the second sub-field). Candidates nearing completion of the Ph.D. (ABD) may be considered for the position, but their degree must be granted by the date of appointment (August 18, 2014).

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a track record of successful teaching in political science courses as demonstrated by strong teaching evaluations. Preference will be given to candidates that have successfully served as the sole instructor of one or more courses. The successful candidate must also show a strong foundation of a career-long research agenda as demonstrated by at least one sole-authored research paper presented at a political science conference. Preference will be given to candidates who have published peer-reviewed research in political science. Preference will be given to candidates whose teaching and/or research focuses on the political behavior of minority populations.

Other Requirements: This position may require the satisfactory completion of a background check. This may include, submitting fingerprints to the LiveScan Print Services, and evidence of degree(s) and/or certification(s) at or prior to the appointment. California State University, Fresno publishes an Annual Safety and Security/Fire Safety Report in October. This report is provided in compliance with the 1998 Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act, and California Education Code section 67380. The report includes three calendar years of select campus crime statistics and it includes security policies and procedures for the campus. Applicants, students, and employees can obtain a copy of this report from the web site: www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml or by contacting the Campus Police Department. The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html

Position Characteristics: The Political Science Department is considered one of the strongest in the California State University system. It serves well over 200 undergraduate majors and has a strong Master's level program in public administration. The faculty specializes in all of the major sub-disciplines of political science. All faculty members are strong teachers, publish regularly in peer-reviewed political science journals, and are committed to service in the university and in the greater Fresno community. For more information, see http://www.fresnostate.edu/socialsciences/polysci/ The Department of Political Science at California State University, Fresno, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to teach courses in the behavioral side of the American political science discipline focusing on the United States (e.g., American elections, political parties, public opinion, etc.). Specific assignments will depend on department needs. Faculty members may be called upon to teach in a distance-learning mode and/or encouraged to develop web-enhanced and/or web-based instruction. Outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum at California State University, Fresno. Faculty members are also expected to engage in service activities at all levels of the university and provide academic and professional advice to students. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds, and to engage with diverse communities in California's Central Valley region. The university supports multidisciplinary cohorts in the areas of: Globalization and World Cultures; Urban and Regional Transformation; Water Technology, Management and Quality; Physical, Psychological and Environmental Health; Multiculturalism in the United States. Candidates with research interests to participate in one of these cohorts are encouraged to express those interests in their application.

Application Instructions: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and the search will close to all new applications on October 15, 2013. To apply, complete an online application at http://apptrkr.com/363627 and attach the following: (1) Cover letter; (2) Curriculum Vita; (3) Statement of Teaching Philosophy; (4) Unofficial Transcripts. The following attachment is recommended but not required: (5) Sole-authored paper presented at PLSI Conference. In additional, candidate selected for interview will be asked to submit (6) Three letters of Recommendation; and (7) Official transcripts.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires the University to inform you that we can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and authorization to accept employment.

Fresno State has been recognized as an Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. 

Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience. Instructional Level: Undergraduate and Graduate

Equal Employment Opportunity: California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

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Alabama State University | Department Communications | Chair, Associate Professor of Communications

Qualifications A Ph.D. in Communications, or related field (Public Administration, Public Affairs, Public Policy, International Relations, Government), credentials to qualify for the rank of associate professor or higher with 3 years of teaching experience at the college or university level. Preference will be given to applicants serving in an academic administrative position at the college/university level and to those who qualify for full professor.
Responsibilities/Duties Alabama State University, Academic Affairs, invites applications to fill the position of Chair, Associate Professor of Communications. This position reports to the dean and supervises the work of all faculty and staff members assigned to the department; assists the dean with formulating and administering instructional and academic policies; develops and revises courses, ensures that course syllabi are prepared properly and are up to date and incorporates methods for improving instruction; transmits course objectivities and departmental reports to the dean; promotes the preparation of grant proposals to fund departmental programs; assists in administering grants awarded to support such programs; supervises the preparation of materials pertaining the department to be published in University catalogs; identifies the need for new faculty positions or the need to fill vacant positions; evaluates the performance of faculty members of the department; prepares class schedules, makes faculty assignments, and ensures that the competencies are consistent with departmental objectives; ensures that all departmental majors and minors receive proper academic advising; determines the need of supplies, equipment, library and related materials and ensures these needs are met; prepares and submits a departmental budget, in consultation with the Dean of the College and University financial planners and ensures the approved budget is administered properly; teaches courses as prescribed for academic chairs and performs other duties as assigned.
Application Procedures Visit the Alabama State University website at www.alasu.edu/hr to complete an online employment application. Salary Negotiable
Application Deadline Until Filled | Do not post after N/A

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Alabama State University | Department History & Political Science | Chair, Associate Professor of History or Political Science
Qualifications A Ph.D. in History, Political Science or related field (Public Administration, Public Affairs, Public Policy, International Relations or Government), credentials to qualify for the rank of associate professor or higher with 3 years of teaching experience at the college or university level. Preference will be given to applicants serving in an academic administrative position at the college/university level and to those who qualify for full professor.
Responsibilities/Duties Alabama State University, Academic Affairs, invites applications to fill the vacant position of Chair/Professor of History and Political Science. This position reports to the dean and supervises the work of all faculty and staff members assigned to the department; assists the dean with formulating and administering instructional and academic policies; develops and revises courses, ensures that course syllabi are prepared properly and up to date and incorporate methods for improving instruction; transmits course objectives and departmental reports to the dean; promotes the preparation of grant proposals to fund departmental programs; assists in administering grants awarded to support such programs; supervises the preparation of materials pertaining to the department to be published in University catalogs; identifies the need for new faculty positions or the need to fill vacant positions; evaluates the performance of faculty members of the department; prepares class schedules, makes faculty assignments, and ensures that the competencies are consistent with departmental objectives; ensures that all departmental majors and minors receive proper academic advising; determines the need of supplies, equipment, library and related materials and ensures these needs are met; prepares and submits a departmental budget, in consultation with the Dean of the College and University financial planners and ensures the approved budget is administered properly; teaches courses as prescribed for academic chairs and performs other duties as assigned.
Application Procedures Visit the Alabama State University website at www.alasu.edu/hr to complete an online employment application. Salary Negotiable

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