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Michigan State University | African Studies Center (ASC) | Director African Studies Center (ASC)
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. 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.

Qualifications
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/Duties 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.

Applications 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 March 31, 2014. Late applications will be considered until the position is filled.  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.  Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f4h4m9w | Application Procedures Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f4h4m9w | Application Deadline 04/04/2014 | Do not post after 04/05/2014

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.  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.  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.
 

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University of Michigan-Dearborn | College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters: African and African American Studies Program | Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor
Qualifications: Applicants must meet university standards for appointment at the assistant or associate professor rank, including having earned a Ph.D., established a record of publications or creative production, and achieved a level of competence in teaching African or African American Studies at college level. The appointee will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarship or creative work in his/her areas of specialization. Preferred Qualifications: Research interests/expertise in areas that support the pedagogical objectives and global/ Diasporan research directions of AAAS, as summarized above. Educational methods and approaches that cultivate a high level of student engagement, initiative, collaborative learning and research, and community outreach. Readiness to assume the AAAS director's role or leadership tasks on a rotating basis with other faculty members in the unit.

Responsibilities/Duties: The African and African American Studies Program (AAAS) at the University of Michigan-Dearborn invites applications for a tenure-track position at the levels of advanced Assistant or Associate Professor, with the appointment to start in September 2014. African and African American Studies is an interdisciplinary degree housed in the College of Arts, Sciences and Letters at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The AAAS major offers students a broad knowledge of essential aspects of the African American experience in the United States, as well as an understanding of the continuities between African civilization and the cultures of Africans in the Diaspora. Students will have a grasp of the critical movements for change in African and African American history, the role of African labor in the global economy, as well as the contributions of outstanding political leaders, intellectuals and artists. Knowledge of the struggles of Africans and African descendants throughout the Diaspora for human rights and enhanced quality of life is a central feature of the major. These pedagogical objectives are facilitated by a commitment to interdisciplinary scholarship and internationalist perspectives.
Application Procedures For full consideration, submit letter of application addressing research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, a sample of written work, and three letters of reference by April 11, 2014. Electronic applications are preferable: please send via email to sbeard@umich.edu . Documents that must be mailed should be sent to the African and African American Studies Search Committee c/o Sharie Beard, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn MI 48128. The committee will continue to accept application materials until the position is filled. Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Other Information: The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts more than 9,000 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus as a Best Regional University. The campus is located on 200 acres of the original Henry Ford Estate. Dearborn is centrally located within one of America's largest business regions. The geographically diverse area provides faculty with a variety of urban, suburban, and rural areas within a reasonable commute, including Detroit, Detroit suburbs, and Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment, and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. Application Deadline April 11, 2014 | Do not post after April 12, 2014

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University of Arizona | Africana Studies Program | Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies (Comparative Global African Diaspora)
Qualifications: Ph.D. by August 1, 2014 in one of the following disciplines: African or Africana Studies, History, Journalism/Mass Communication, Digital Humanities, Anthropology, Comparative Literature, English, French/Francophone Studies, Political Science or other closely related fields. *Excellent record of college-level teaching. *Professional-level competence in English. Preferred Qualifications:
*Demonstrated excellence through publications in the field of Comparative Global African Diaspora.
*Experience or aptitude for online/hybrid teaching; facility with multimedia technology, and experience or aptitude for teaching large lecture courses.
*Experience using innovative teaching methods and/or curricular design to effectively engage a diverse student body.
*Interest and/or experience with digital humanities.
Responsibilities/Duties *Teach three (3) classes each semester based on program needs.
*Engage in service through committee work and outreach.
*Participate in student advising; actively recruiting and mentoring Africana Studies majors; curriculum development; and program building.
We are looking for an interdisciplinary scholar and teacher in the areas of Comparative Global African Diaspora.  Required Qualifications: Ph.D. by August 1, 2014 in one of the following disciplines: African or Africana Studies, History, Journalism/Mass Communication, Digital Humanities, Anthropology, Comparative Literature, English, French/Francophone Studies, Political Science or other closely related fields. We seek a candidate with demonstrated evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching.  Preference will be given to those with experience or an aptitude of using a variety of innovative teaching methods, and/or curricular perspectives to respond to the needs of a diverse student body and who have demonstrated strong commitment to research and publication. In addition to teaching three courses per semester, the successful candidate is expected to participate in student advising, curriculum development, service, and program building. The candidate selected will be expected to actively recruit and mentor Africana Studies majors.

Application Procedures Please submit your complete application by March 28, 2014 by visiting the following site: www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=211137

Other Information: The Africana Studies Program is seeking a qualified candidate for a Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2014-15 academic year, with the possibility of renewal. The Africana Studies Program prepares future leaders of a global and diverse economy from North and Latin America to Africa and Europe. It offers an interdisciplinary major, a minor in hip-hop cultures, and a variety of internships and study abroad opportunities. The program embraces new technologies and is a leader in online offerings and digital humanities. This is a full-time and benefits-eligible position that will begin in August 2014. Review of applications will commence on April 1, 2014 and Skype interviews will be conducted shortly thereafter. The position will remain open until filled. Application Deadline March 28, 2014 | Do not post after March 29, 2014

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University of Massachusetts | Campus High Impact Positions (CHIP) | Open field, Open Rank Tenure-Stream Positions
Qualifications/Responsibilities The University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications and nominations of potential applicants for tenure-stream faculty positions to be filled by scholars who meet the following criteria: *possess a record or promise of academic excellence (teaching, research, service), and, *will enable a UMass Amherst department or program to improve undergraduate and/or graduate learning, and, *possess remarkable records of achievement or outstanding promise of the same in advancing inclusion and diversity in a research-intensive public university setting through their research, teaching, service, and/or community engagement. Potential CHIP faculty members must demonstrate exceptionally high promise for advancing the goal of making UMass Amherst more inclusive of and accommodating to students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Application Procedures nominations and applications: Earliest start date is September 1, 2014. Initial review of applications will begin on January 1, 2014 and will continue until April 1, 2014. Applicants should submit short cover letter of application and vitae with a list of three references using the portal at umass.interviewexchange.com, specifically using the link Faculty Position CHIP:
http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=18DB85CDCAFD17F4A62A70B6995D1800\?JOBID=44711 This specific link is located on the portal website with other positions grouped under the heading "Faculty (Tenure Track-Academic Year/9 months)". Electronic applications are strongly preferred. Those wishing to nominate someone for a position should send a short letter of nomination (for hardcopy nominations) to: Vice Provost and Dean of the Faculty Joel Martin | c/o Kelly Smiaroski, Office of the Provost 373 Whitmore Administration Building | University of Massachusetts Amherst | 181 President's Avenue |Amherst, MA 01003-9313 or for electronic nominations ksmiaroski@provost.umass.edu.
Salary Appointment will be at the assistant, associate or full professor level. The departmental home(s) of the appointee will be determined based on the successful candidate's scholarly expertise. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Other Information The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of faculty, students, and curriculum, and particularly encourages applications from women and minorities.  The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and service in an increasingly diverse globalized society. Therefore, in holistically assessing many qualifications of each applicant of any race or gender we would factor favorably an individual's record with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degree. The University is part of the renowned Five-College Consortium in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, with unmatched social, cultural, and recreational amenities. We are two hours from Boston and three hours from New York City. Application Deadline April 1, 2014 | Do not post after April 1, 2014

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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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Denison University | Women's Studies/ Black Studies | Visiting Assistant Professor

Qualifications Denison University seeks a visiting assistant professor for a joint position in Black Studies and Women's Studies. The one and one half year position begins Jan. 2014.  Specialization in any area of Black Women's Studies. Competence in teaching about African American women required. Please describe areas of expertise in teaching and research in letter of application. Denison is a small liberal arts college that emphasizes engaged teaching; Women's Studies and Black Studies are interdisciplinary programs that involve faculty from a range of disciplines. The 3/3 teaching assignment includes introductory courses and advanced level courses of the candidate's design. Denison University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continue to strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background.
Application Procedures The candidate should have Ph.D. in hand by January 2014. Please submit letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and 1-2 page description of recent scholarship (dissertation description for new Ph.D.’s) online at employment.denison.edu. Review of applications will begin Aug. 15, 2013 and continue until position is filled. Application Deadline 01/01/2014 | Do not post after 01/01/2014

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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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